Seven club championship matches to watch out for this weekend

September 23, 2021

Ballygunner's Dessie Hutchinson celebrates. ©INPHO/Ken Sutton.

A busy weekend of club action lies ahead with the Mayo football championship getting underway and the Waterford SHC semi-finals taking place. 

Here's seven key matches worth keeping an eye on:



Roscommon SFC quarter-final

St Brigid's v Strokestown, Ballyforan, 8pm - Live on RosGAATV 

Brigid's have won eight of the last eleven Roscommon SFC titles, but an improving Strokestown side will still fancy their chances of causing an upset.

Waterford SHC semi-final

Ballygunner v Mount Sion, Walsh Park, 4.30pm - Live on BeoSport

Austin Gleeson and Mount Sion will be relishing the prospect of taking on the eight-in-a-row chasing Gunners with the aim of ending their proud 41-game unbeaten run.



Dublin SFC round 2

Ballyboden St Enda's v Na Fianna, Parnell Park, 4pm - Live on Dubs TV

This heavyweight Group 1 clash promises to be a cracking contest with plenty of attacking talent on both sides, including Colm Basquel and Conor McHugh.

Mayo SFC round 1

Breaffy v The Neale, Breaffy, 2pm - Live on TG4

The 2021 Moclair Cup gets and running, with Breaffy's home clash against Tommy Conroy's side being selected by TG4 for live coverage.

Antrim SHC semi-final

Dunloy v St John's, Dunsilly, 4.30pm - Live on Pairc TV

Dunloy will be hot favourites to see off the challenge of the west Belfast outfit in their quest for a first three-in-a-row of Antrim SHC titles since 2003.

Galway SHC round 2

St Thomas' v Liam Mellows, Pearse Stadium, 4pm - Live on BeoSport

These two know each other inside out at this stage, having met in the 2018 and 2019 county finals, Thomas' emerged victorious on both occasions.

Tipperary SHC round 4

Borris-Ileigh v Nenagh Eire Og, Semple Stadium, 3.45pm - Live on TG4

The TG4 cameras will also in be Thurles for the standout fixture of the final round of group stage in the race for the Dan Breen Cup.

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