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Reigning Connacht club champions St Brigid’s will be putting their title on the line when they meet Elphin in the Roscommon semi-final on Sunday in Hyde Park. Elphin are no strangers to the Kiltoom men who have beaten them in the last two county finals. Not surprisingly Kevin McStay’s side are warm favourites to maintain their unbeaten run but Elphin are sure to lay down a strong challenge. The Saints will be without the injured Robbie Kelly and will have to manage without the suspended Frankie Dolan which leaves them somewhat vulnerable.
There have been thirty-nine games in the Salthill Hotel senior hurling championship so far this year, and the twenty-one sides that started out in the championship race have now been whittled down to the last eight, after last weekend’s action.
Galway's historic victory over Kilkenny in Sunday's Leinster hurling final will be left behind this weekend as hurling supporters look forward to a feast of club championship action.
The National u14 Feile na nGael championships this year will see two hurling sides from Mayo taking part in Dublin from July 5 to 7. Tooreen will represent Mayo in division four, as they are hosted by the Naomh Mearnog Club in Portmarnock. The side are also grouped with Tomas Davis in Tallaght and Dungannon (Tyrone). The Tooreen side go to the festival in high hopes of progressing out of their group, with one eye also on the division four final in Croke Park. Tooreen’s last national title was in 2004, as they overcame Middletown of Armagh in the division three final in Navan to claim the Michael Cusack Trophy. Many of that Feile na nGael winning side are now members of the Tooreen and Mayo Senior Hurling teams.
Last weekend Sarsfields put themselves on the verge of qualification with a win over Beagh by 1-10 to 1-8, while Sunday’s much-anticipated meeting of title contenders Portumna and Craughwell went the way of the former All-Ireland champions, who won easily by score-line of 5-22 to 0-9.
Reigning champions St Brigid’s got this year’s Roscommon club championship campaign off to a winning start when they easily accounted for a disappointing Kilbride in Kiltoom last Saturday. The final score-line of 3-14 to 0-9 tells its own story and on this evidence the Saints will be hard stopped in their bid to collect another county title this year.
Six senior club hurling championship games are down for decision this weekend.
The county senior hurling championship continues this weekend with all the round two games down for decision.
Castlegar and Kiltormer will renew acquaintance in the county hurling championship next Monday in Athenry at 6.30pm.
Liam Mellows, who suffered a disappointing 0-17 to 1-8 defeat to Turloughmore at Pearse Stadium last Sunday, were drawn against St Thomas in round two of the Salhtill Hotel Senior Hurling Championship.