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Athlone senior footballer, Ray Connellan, has returned from his second professional playing term in Australia, having departed AFL club, Essendon.
Garrycastle 0-14 Athlone 0-7
A vital weekend in the Westmeath Senior Football championship looms with six interesting encounters scheduled. On Saturday evening Tyrrellspass and The Downs, two of the form teams, collide at TEG Cusack Park. Boosted by a fine win over holders St Lomans, Tyrrellspass will be eager to record a fifth straight victory, but The Downs are motoring well.
Athlone bowed out of this year’s championship when a late Downs goal condemned them to an agonising one-point defeat in their quarter-final replay in TEG Cusack Park on Saturday afternoon.
Athlone advanced to their first Westmeath SFC semi-final since 2003 following last Wednesday’s win over Mullingar Shamrocks at Tubberclair.
It will be 501 days since Stephen Rochford stepped out on to the field in Croke Park and raised his arms in celebration after guiding Corofin to glory in the All Ireland Senior Club Championship on Saturday. Tomorrow will mark his return to GAA headquarters as a manager, this time with the hopes of a whole county resting on his and his players' shoulders.
Westmeath produced a brilliant second-half burst to secure a place in a second successive Leinster SFC final when defeating Kildare, 1-12 to 1-11, at Croke Park last Sunday.
Holders St Loman's, Mullingar were defeated 1-13 to 0-13 by Tyrrellspass at Cusack Park on Sunday evening.