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For anybody with primrose and blue blood running through their veins, all roads lead to Croke Park this Sunday as Fergal O’Donnell’s men bid to upset the odds when they face Cork in the All-Ireland quarter-final.
Round three of the Shay Murtagh Westmeath senior football championship took place last weekend and a number of surprises were recorded. The most amazing stat after round three is that three of last year’s four semi-finalists have yet to record a win this year. Beaten finalists St Loman’s recorded their third straight defeat when going down 1-9 to 0-9 to Killucan.
Athlone v Tubberclare (Tang, Saturday May 15, 7pm)
NFL ROUND 1
There is a busy schedule in store for football followers in Westmeath this weekend, with a number of crunch ties down for decision in both the senior and intermediate grades. It is of course semi-final time in the senior championship, with a double header fixed for Cusack Park on Sunday. In the intermediate championship there are two intriguing quarter-final ties to be sorted, one under lights in St Lomans on Friday night, the second in Cusack park on Saturday.
Having impressively accounted for near neighbours Offaly in the opening round of the Cadbury’s Leinster u21 football championship, Westmeath are in action again this Saturday in the quarter final. Kilkenny provide the opposition in a game fixed for Nolan Park at 2.30pm. Even allowing for the fact that Westmeath will be forced to line out without a host of regulars due to college commitments, it’s inconceivable to think they could slip up against lowly Kilkenny.
Westmeath’s minor footballers face a major battle this weekend as they face Meath in the Leinster minor football quarter-final. Ger Heavin’s young charges face the added difficulty of having to travel to the lions’ den to take on the reigning provincial champions. Having easily accounted for Carlow in the opening round this will be a much sterner test.