Seven club championship matches to watch out for this weekend

October 01, 2021

Patrickswell's Cian Lynch celebrates

With another hectic weekend of club championship fare in store, we pick out seven matches to keep close tab on…


Mayo SFC round 2

Castlebar Mitchels v Westport, Pairc Josie Munnelly, 4pm – MayoGAATV

Mitchels will be out for revenge following last year’s 0-15 to 0-8 defeat to Lee Keegan’s side, which saw them miss out on a place in the knockout stages for the first time in 14 years.

Leitrim SFC semi-final

Ballinamore v St Mary’s Kiltoghert, Avant Money Pairc Sean Diarmada, 4.30pm –

The first of the weekend’s Leitrim SFC semi-finals pits the previous two beaten finalists against each other.


Kilkenny SHL final

Bennettsbridge v Clara, UPMC Nowlan Park, 1pm – BeoSport

The ‘Bridge meet Clara in the league decider in what should be a tasty affair between the near neighbours who have both already guaranteed themselves a place in the championship quarter-finals.

Waterford SHC final

Ballygunner v Roanmore, Walsh Park, 2pm – TG4

43 games unbeaten, the Gunners stand on the brink of an historic eight-in-a-row of titles, while Roanmore contest their first senior final since 1990.

Tyrone SFC preliminary round

Ardboe v Dromore, Pomeroy, 3pm – BeoSport

It’s back down to business for Tyrone’s All-Ireland winning heroes as the fiercely competitive O’Neill Cup race goes to post – no club has retained the title in 15 years.

Galway SFC round 3

Annaghdown v Claregalway, Tuam Stadium, 3.45pm – TG4

This winner-takes-all Group 3 clash promises to a cracker and gets the TG4 treatment as part of a live double-header with the Waterford SHC final.

Limerick SHC quarter-final

Adare v Patrickswell, LIT Gaelic Grounds, 4pm – Limerick GAA TV

A last-four meeting against either Na Piarsaigh or Doon awaits, as Adare look to carry their winning form to the knockouts.

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