Dublin forward Cian Boland hopes to hit the ground running under new hurling manager Pat Gilroy in 2018.
Galway's All-Ireland winning goalkeeper Colm Callanan is looking forward to home games against Kilkenny and Dublin in next year's restructured Championship.
Dublin forward Paul Flynn says he wants to play on next summer as he looks to claim a sixth All-Ireland medal.
John Meyler, father of Ireland soccer international David, has been appointed as Cork hurling manager.
Eamonn Fitzmaurice has agreed a two-year extension to remain as Kerry boss until 2020.