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An important Saturday for Westmeath in the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship beckons tomorrow when Brian Hanley’s team visit Ballycastle for a clash with Antrim.
Westmeath have endured a difficult start in Division 2A of the Allianz Hurling League as Kerry eked out a narrow win at Cusack Park last Sunday.
Division 2A of the Allianz Hurling League promises to be competitive so Westmeath will be anxious to make a positive start at Ruislip on Sunday.
Cusack Park plays host to an attractive double-header this Saturday with our footballers in action against Fermanagh at 3pm in round one of the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers followed by the meeting of Westmeath and Waterford in the hurling qualifiers.
Westmeath hurlers will be taking nothing for granted when they make the trip to Ruislip to take on London in the preliminary round of the All-Ireland senior hurling championship qualifiers on Saturday at 3.30pm. Brian Hanley has stressed that London will be no pushovers with home advantage and the addition of several new players to their ranks an obvious concern for the Westmeath manager.
While our footballers secured promotion last weekend, Brian Hanley’s hurlers kept their own promotion hopes very much alive with another valuable win, this time over Wicklow.
Westmeath’s hurlers and footballers will be hoping to make the most of home advantage as they prepare for tough challenges from Derry and Laois respectively. The hurlers get the action under way at 12.45pm when they will be looking to collect their first points of the campaign having lost the opening round against Kerry.
Westmeath hurlers bowed out of the Walsh Shield following an 11-point defeat at the hands of the students of DIT. In the bigger scheme of things exiting the Walsh Shield is not the be all and end all but the manner of the defeat raises serious questions ahead of their upcoming division 2 campaign. It certainly highlights the need to get a number of our more experienced players back on board as soon as possible.
The Westmeath senior hurlers have their first competitive action of the new season with a home tie against NUIG in Kinnegad on Sunday at 2pm. Brian Hanley’s charges will be hoping to get off to a winning start though they face a tough battle with the students who are gearing up for the upcoming Fitzgibbon cup campaign. The college side recently drew with Galway champions St Thomas’s so that gives some indication of their worth.