Home Tag Archives: Leinster SFC

Tag Archives: Leinster SFC

The All-Ireland Football Championship Round 2 Qualifier Draw Has Been Made

The draw for the second round qualifiers of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship has been made on Monday morning, and has thrown up a number of interesting ties. The draw sees the eight losing provincial semi-finalists – namely Carlow, Leitrim, Down, Clare,  Longford, Sligo, Monaghan and Tipperary – enter ball 2 to join the winners of last weekend’s round qualifiers – …

Read More »

Ciarán Kilkenny Not Dwelling On Gavin-Spillane Controversy, Focusing On Kildare

Dublin footballer Ciarán Kilkenny is confident that the All-Ireland champions have the strength-in-depth to cope with the loss of the suspended Diarmuid Connolly. Speaking as Sure launched their second season as the GAA’s official stats partners, Kilkenny spoke about the intense competition for places in Jim Gavin’s side, who hammered Westmeath by a mammoth 31 points in last Sunday’s Leinster semi-final. …

Read More »

Strange Choice Of Venue Is Confirmed For Dublin V Carlow’s Leinster SFC Quarter-Final

Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship First Round, Netwatch Cullen Park, Carlow 21/5/2017 Carlow vs Wexford Carlow's Shane Clarke, Sean Murphy and Brian Cawley celebrate after the game

Carlow saw off Wexford 2-17 to 2-13 on Sunday afternoon to set up a Leinster Senior Football Championship quarter-final against Dublin on June 3rd – but the choice of venue is more than a bit puzzling. The Barrowsiders, apparently unable to host the match themselves, will instead face the reigning All-Ireland champions at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise in a fortnight …

Read More »

Offaly Play Gaelic Football Too, You Know

With so much written about the Offaly hurlers in recent weeks, their Leinster SFC opener with Longford seemed to appear out of the blue. What also came out of nowhere was the result – and the performance. For Pat Flanagan’s side, it was an end to nine years without a win in the provincial championship. That is hard to comprehend …

Read More »