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Preview: Weekend's Club Gaelic Football Championship action

Mayo Senior Football Championship Final

Sunday September 20

Breaffy v Knockmore, Elverys MacHale Park, 3.35pm

This promises to be an eventful Mayo SFC decider in Castlebar.

Breaffy, who have endured plenty of final heartbreak, tussling with a well organised Knockmore.

Ray Dempsey has Knockmore believing that they can return to the Mayo summit for the first time since 1997.

Breaffy have previously lost deciders in 2013, 2015, and 2018, but with the O'Shea brothers impressing, reslience has been demonstrated throughout the current campaign.

Roscommon Senior Football Championship Final

Sunday September 20

St Brigid's v Padraig Pearses, Dr Hyde Park, 3pm

Padraig Pearses claimed a furiously celebrated Roscommon Championship a year ago and return to the familiar surroundings of the final.

While the current St Brigid's crop is viewed as an emerging and exciting collection of footballers, there remains a deep tradition in the Kiltoom club.

Since 1997 Brigid's have won 11 titles, while also showcasing their talent on the provincial and national stages too.

Aidan O'Shea is a key player for Breaffy in the Mayo SFC.
Aidan O'Shea is a key player for Breaffy in the Mayo SFC.

Sligo Senior Football Championship Final

Sunday September 20

Drumcliffe/Rosses Point v Tourlestrane, Markievicz Park, 4.30pm

It has been a stirring adventure for Drumcliffe/Rosses Point, who have reached a first ever Sligo showpiece.

Fergal O'Flaherty has enjoyed a productive stint in charge of the developing Drumcliffe/Rosses Point club.

Tourlestrane have been hugely efficient in this arena recently, winning the last four Sligo Championships comfortably.

Tyrone Senior Football Championship Final

Sunday September 20

Trillick v Dungannon, Healy Park, 5.30pm

It has been another high octane and dramatic Tyrone Championship.

Holders Trillick face a Dungannon outfit that has stitched an impressive run together.

Galbally, Killyclogher, and Coalisland have been defeated by Trillick.

Dungannon's path to the decider features extra-time successes over Loughmacrory, Ardboe, and Errigal Ciaran.

Cavan Senior Football Championship Semi-Finals

Sunday September 20

Castlerahan v Crosserlough, Kingspan Breffni, 2.30pm

Cavan Gaels v Kingscourt, Kingspan Breffni, 7.30pm

Another exciting Cavan SFC continues to unfold with Castlerahan, winners for the last two years, set to face Crosserlough.

While Crosserlough haven't claimed county glory since 1972, they came close in a thrilling 2018 final against Castlerahan.

Kingscourt and Cavan Gaels also meet in the last four.

Derry Senior Football Championship Quarter-Finals

Saturday September 19

O'Donovan Rossa, Magherafelt v Swatragh, Bellaghy, 2pm

Ballinascreen v Ballinderry, Celtic Park, 5.30pm

Sunday September 20

Eoghan Rua v The Loup, Ballinascreen, 1pm

Slaughtneil v Glen, Celtic Park, 4.30pm

O'Donivan Rossa, Magherafelt face Swatragh, while Ballinascreen and Ballinderry also clash on Saturday.

Real interest surrounds the tussle involving 2018 champions Eogha Rua and The Loup, while Slaughtneil and Glen, narrowly beaten in the 2019 decider, will also feel that a place at the penultimate round can be attained.

St Finbarr's forward Stephen Sherlock.
St Finbarr's forward Stephen Sherlock.

Monaghan Senior Football Championship Final

Sunday September 20

Ballybay v Scotstown, St Tiernach's Park, 3pm

Ballybay have endured some heartbreak losses to Scotstown in recent years.

The underdogs have been beaten twice at the semi-final stage following replays by Scotstown.

Despite those cruel setbacks the Wylie inspired Ballybay have summoned gutsy responses.

Scotstown's panel is well sprinkled with accomplished Monaghan players, but they will also know the threat Ballybay carry.

Cork Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final

Sunday September 20

St Finbarr's v Newcestown, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, 4pm

Valley Rovers v Duhallow, Pairc Ui Rinn, 7pm

St Finbarr's have returned to promience in recent tears, contesting two of the last three finals, including a 2018 victory.

The Barrs play Newcestown, while Valley Rovers and Duhallow will also be in action on Sunday.

Limerick Senior Football Championship Quarter-Finals

Saturday September 19

Fr Casey's v Ballysteen, Newcastle West, 4pm

Monaleen v Ballylanders, Bruff, 4pm

It has been a competitive Limerick SFC with 2018 finalists facing Monaleen.

The other fixture involves Fr Casey's and Ballysteen.

Offaly Senior Football Championship Semi-Finals

Saturday September 19

Edenderry v Rhode, Bord Na Mona O'Connor Park, 5pm

Sunday September 20

Ferbane v Tullamore, Bord Na Mona O'Connor Park, 5pm

Two lively matches are imminent in Offaly with Edenderry set to face the most prolific winners of the competition, Rhode.

Tullamore, who haven't triumphed since 2013, will be hoping to deliver against holders Ferbane.

Sarsfields manager Billy O'Loughlin.
Sarsfields manager Billy O'Loughlin.

Kildare Senior Football Championship Quarter-Finals

Saturday September 19

Moorefield v Johnstownbridge, St Conleth's Park, 3pm

Sarsfields v Raheens, St Conleth's Park, 4.45pm

Sunday September 20

Celbridge v Clane, St Conleth's Park, 1.45pm

Athy v Round Towers, St Conleth's Park, 3.30pm

It has been an encouraging spell for Sarsfields, who will afford Raheens the utmost respect.

Moorefield, who have played in six of the last seven finals, clash with Johnstownbridge.

Celbridge and Clane collide, while Athy, finalists in 2018, face Round Towers.

Wicklow Senior Football Championship Final

Sunday September 20

Baltinglass v Tinahely, Aughrim, 4pm

Tinahely, who last won in 1984, and the 22 times champions Baltinglass are set to do battle in Wicklow.

Baltinglass will be looking for John McGrath and Adam McHugh to supply the attacking inspiration.

Meath Senior Football Championship

Saturday September 19

Summerhill v Ratoath, Pairc Tailteann, 5.30pm

Sunday September 20

Na Fianna v Gaeil Colmcille, 5.30pm

A repeat of the 2019 Meath SFC Final takes place on Saturday.

Ratoath shaded that thriller on a 3-15 to 2-13 scoreline ensuring Summerhill have lost three deciders on the spin.

Na Fianna, who played in the Meath showpiece in 2013 and 2015, face Gael Colmcille.

Longford Senior Football Championship Quarter-Finals

Sunday September 20

St Mary's Granard v Emmet Og Killoe, Glennon Brothers Pearse Park, 1pm

Mostrim v Abbeylara, Glennon Brothers Pearse Park, 4pm

Holders Emmet Og Killoe face St Mary's Granard, while Mostrim and Abbeylara also clash.

Abbeylara lost four finals in a row between 2015 and 2018, but continue to remain a very competitive outfit at this level.

Carlow Senior Football Championship

Friday September 18

Eire Og v O'Hanrahans, Netwatch Cullen Park, 7.30pm

Saturday September 19

Old Leighlin v Rathvilly, Netwatch Cullen Park, 7pm

Sunday September 20

Mount Leinster Rangers v Bagenalstown Gaels, Netwatch Cullen Park, 1.30pm

Palatine v Tinryland, Netwatch Cullen Park, 6pm

Holders Eire Og have enjoyed a solid and satisfactory opening two weekends.

It eams Mount Leinster Rangers and Bagenlstown Gaels' meeting on Sunday carries importance.