Hurling Final – Sports Preview: Episode 234

It’s all about the small ball this weekend as Cluainin Iomaint and Carrick Hurling do battle for the Senior Hurling Championship title tomorrow afternoon in Avantcard Pairc Sean MacDiarmada. We’re also looking at Ladies Football, National League Soccer & Rugby.

We run through the fixtures of the weekend on the show including the Hurling Final (0:15), Glencar / Manor’s semi final in the Ladies Football Connacht Championship (0:38), National League soccer for Sligo Rovers (0:56), Peamount United (1:37) and Longford Town (2:00).

The Energia Community Rugby Series (2:27) continues with Fenagh’s Jack Gilheaney (Old Belvedere) and Leitrim Village’s Matthew Earley (Sligo Rugby) both named to start for their sides in the Leinster and Connacht conferences. Both games are being streamed live for free at 2:30 on Saturday afternoon (Links on club’s facebook pages)

There are Junior ‘C’ & U15 finals as well as Semi Finals at Junior ‘A’ & ‘B’ in Leitrim GAA (3:31) competitions, a full weekend of junior soccer fixtures for the Sligo Leitrim League (5:17) and both Carrick and Sligo are out in Connacht Rugby (6:27) action.

We also hear from Glencar/Manor’s Hurling Officer Micheal Dolan (7:19) ahead of the County Hurling Final about the state of the sport in the county and his side’s hopes of regaining the title from the holders Carrick Hurling.

Finally, Leitrim Gaels captain Brian Tracey (18:06) joins Breifne to discuss his side’s preparations for their Junior ‘C’ final against Dromahair tomorrow afternoon.

We finish the show with some news about the new Book Club @ Leitrim Daily (24:07) which kicks off tomorrow morning with an introductory episode introducing the panel for the show.

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