Sligo and Galway will do
battle for a place in the Connacht GAA Football Senior Championship final at
Markievicz Park at 6.00pm on Saturday evening.
Last Sunday’s semi-final at Pearse Stadium, Galway finished in a
1-10 to 1-10 draw after Galway staged a stunning comeback to recover from a 1-8
to 0-2 half-time lead to force a replay with an injury-time free.
Elsewhere, the GAA Football Senior Championship Round 1
Qualifier replay between Kildare and Antrim has been fixed for 7.00pm in
Casement Park next Saturday night.
The GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Phase 1
Qualifier clash between Antrim and Carlow will act as the curtain raiser of an
enticing double header, with the hurling due to throw in at 5.00pm.
There is further hurling action at Headquarters this Saturday,
with a triple bill of finals sure to whet the appetite of small ball
The action gets underway at 12.00pm when Donegal and Longford
meet with the Lory Meagher Cup at stake.
The Nicky Rackard Cup final between Armagh and London follows
immediately after at 2.00pm, while the main event, the Christy Ring Cup final
clash between Kerry and Westmeath, starts at 4.00pm.
On Sunday, Kerry meet Limerick at Fitzgerald Stadium at 2.00pm
in the Munster GAA football final, while Kilkenny’s ‘drive for five’ continues
with a Leinster final encounter with Galway at 4.00pm in Croke Park.
Meanwhile, the GAA has also confirmed times, dates and venues
for the upcoming GAA Football All-Ireland Round 2 Qualifiers.
Dublin, beaten by Meath in the Leinster GAA semi-final on
Sunday, will take on Tipperary in Croke Park at 6.00pm on Saturday, July 10.
Last year's All-Ireland semi-finalists, Cork, are in action
against Cavan at Páirc Uí Choimh on the same day, the game having a 7.00pm
In the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Qualifiers Phase 2, Anthony
Daly's Dublin will take on Clare at Croke Park in the curtain raiser to the
footballers' clash with Tipperary. Daly faces his native county in the first
game of a double header which throws in at 4.00pm.