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It will only be the second week March next week, but for either Mayo manager Niall Heffernan or his opposite number from Roscommon, Nigel Dineen, by the time they go to bed next Wednesday night one of their inter-county seasons will be over already. The traditional once chance brutality of championship football still remains at the u21 grade and many months of work and planning for both sides will come down to what happens on the field in MacHale Park next Wednesday.
Which would you rather do? Play well and lose? Or play badly, ride your luck a bit, and win?
Not surprisingly Roscommon will be firmly in the underdogs corner when they contest their first u21 All-Ireland decider in 30 years against a star studded Dublin side this Sunday in Tullamore. Then again this is familiar territory for Nigel Dineen’s men who have defied the odds to make it this far.
Westmeath IFC final replay
Galway senior county champions Corofin will be favourites to see off Castlerea in the Connacht club championship semi-final in Hyde Park on Sunday at 2.30pm.
It came as somewhat of a surprise to many people that Galway’s triple all-star Kevin Walsh, was ratified this week as the new manager at senior level with the Sligo footballers for 2009.