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Fermanagh 1-13 Westmeath 0-7
Tom Cribbin was delighted with how Westmeath performed to claim a deserved Leinster SFC 3-14 to 0-16 win over Louth at Drogheda on Sunday.
The Galway footballers will head to Cusack Park in Mullingar on Sunday in good spirits to take on Westmeath (2pm) in the second round of the National Football League.
There is plenty at stake as round four of the Westmeath senior football championship takes place this weekend. St Loman’s and Shamrocks can all but secure their place in the automatic semi-final spots with wins over Coralstown/Kinnegad and C/F/C/W respectively.
The Leinster colleges championship gets underway today (Friday) with a number of local schools in action. Athlone Community College take on Ardscoil na Trionoide in AIT at 1pm. While the Community College were victorious in the north Leinster League, championship provides an even greater challenge and this opening game is very much a banana skin for the league champions.
Athlone booked their place in the county u21 decider with a three-point win over the home side in an ice-cold Kinnegad last Saturday evening. Goals win matches and Ray Connellan and Shane Kilroy Glynn each bagged majors for the winners.
While the senior final might be stealing most of the headlines, for the young footballers of Moate and Athlone the only game that really matters on Sunday throws in at 1.45pm when both sides contest the Minor A championship final. This all-south final is sure to draw a decent crowd in its own right as both clubs have a strong footballing tradition but have been starved of success in recent years.
With the final round of group games now out of the way the shape of the knock-out stage of the Westmeath club championship has become a lot clearer. Despite being held to a draw by Bunbrosna last weekend, reigning champions Garrycastle top division A to secure a semi-final berth. In division B St Loman’s win over Maryland saw both sides finish their campaign on eight points but the Saints progress directly to the semi-final on the head to head rule.