Last two county senior champions for 2021 to be crowned on Sunday

December 04, 2021

Glen's Donal Convery, Danny Tallon, and manager Malachy O'Rourke at the final whistle. ©INPHO/Lorcan Doherty.

The last county senior champions for 2021 will be crowned in Galway and Kerry on Sunday, as the provincial club football and hurling championships take centre stage.

The biggest crowd of the weekend is expected at Austin Stack Park tomorrow for a mouthwatering first all-Tralee Kerry SFC final between Austin Stacks and Kerins O'Rahillys in 85 years. While down the way in Killarney, Dr Crokes - beaten by O'Rahillys in the semi-final - find themselves in a relegation final against neighbours Legion - that game will be played at noon in Fitzgerald Stadium. 

St Thomas' are on a mission to create their own bit of history by becoming the first team to win four successive Galway SHC titles since the 1960's as they face Clarinbridge in the delayed decider at Pearse Stadium.

TG4 cameras will be in Celtic Park for Glen's Ulster club SFC meeting with Monaghan champions Scotstown. Glen of course are managed by Malachy O'Rourke who led Monaghan to two Ulster SFC titles and Scotstown stars such as Rory Beggan and the Hughes brothers, Darren and Kieran and Conor McCarthy were key figures during his seven-year reign in the Farney County.

The Meath-Dublin Leinster club SFC quarter-final clash of Wolfe Tones and Kilmacud Crokes at Pairc Tailteann will be the 'GAA Beo' underbill.

The live action commences on RTÉ2 tonight with the opening Ulster club SFC quarter-final as Cavan's Ramor United take on Down kingpins Kilcoo at Kingspan Breffni.

There are eleven club senior football championship matches in total across all four provinces this weekend as back-to-back Mayo champions Knockmore and Sligo standard bearers Tourlestrane face off in the first Connacht semi-final while Tipperary trailblazers Loughmore-Castleiney march on to Munster.

Elsewhere, the newly-married TJ Reid and his Ballyhale Shamrocks teammates will be back in action today when they travel to Netwatch Cullen Park to play Mount Leinster Rangers in the Leinster club SHC quarter-final.

Here's the schedule for this weekend

Saturday 4 December


Munster club SFC quarter-final
Newcastle West (Limerick) v The Nire (Waterford), Newcastlewest, 1pm

Ulster club SFC quarter-finals
Dromore (Tyrone) v Derrygonnelly Harps (Fermanagh), Carrickmore, 1.30pm
Ramor Utd (Cavan) v Kilcoo (Down), Kingspan Breffni, 6pm - RTE

Connacht club IFC semi-final
St Faithleach's (Roscommon) v St Farnan's (Sligo), Dr Hyde Park, 1.30pm

Leinster club IFC quarter-finals
Park Ratheniska (Laois) v Crossabeg-Ballymurn (Wexford), MW Hire O'Moore Park, 1pm
Trim (Meath) v Thomastown (Kilkenny), Ashbourne, 1pm
St Patrick's, Donabate (Dublin) v Clara (Offaly), Parnell Park, 1pm
Tang (Westmeath) v Kilcock (Kildare), Tubberclair, 1pm

Munster club IFC quarter-final
Drom-Inch (Tipperary) v Portlaw (Waterford), Templetuohy, 1.30pm

Ulster IFC quarter-finals
Tír na nOg, Randalstown (Antrim) v Carrickcruppen (Armagh), Ahoghill, 2.30pm
Butlersbridge (Cavan) v An Riocht (Down), Kingspan Breffni, 3.45pm

Leinster club JFC quarter-finals
St Mark's v Castletown-Finea-Coole-Whitehall (Westmeath), Round Towers, Clondalkin, 1pm
Clongeen (Wexford) v O'Loughlin Gaels (Kilkenny), New Ross, 1pm
Clonbullogue (Offaly) v Glen Emmets (Louth), Gracefield, 1pm
Grange (Carlow) v Kilcullen (Kildare), Netwatch Cullen Park, 5pm

Munster club JFC quarter-final
Ballyvaughan (Clare) v Boherbue (Cork), Cusack Park, Ennis, 1pm
Mountcollins (Limerick) v Ballina (Tipperary), Mountcollins, 1.30pm


Leinster club SHC quarter-final
Mount Leinster Rangers (Carlow) v Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny), Netwatch Cullen Park, 2pm

Connacht club IHC semi-final
Tooreen (Mayo) v Robert Emmetts (London), McGovern Park, Ruislip, 1pm

Leinster club IHC quarter-final
Clodiagh Gaels (Offaly) v Kildalkey (Meath), Bord na Mona O'Connor Park, 1pm

Leinster club JHC quarter-finals
Clanna Gael Fontenoy (Dublin) v Tara Rocks (Wexford), O'Toole Park, 1pm
Maynooth (Kildare) v Trumera (Laois), Clane, 1pm
Boardsmill (Meath) v Shamrocks (Offaly), Dunganny, 2pm

Sunday 5 December


Connacht club SFC semi-final
Knockmore (Mayo) v Tourlestrane (Sligo), Ballina, 1.30pm

Leinster club SFC quarter-finals
Naomh Mairtin (Louth) v Shelmaliers (Wexford), Haggardstown, 1pm
Naas (Kildare) v Blessington (Wicklow), St Conleths Park, 1pm
Wolfe Tones (Meath) v Kilmacud Crokes (Dublin), Pairc Tailteann, 1.30pm - TG4
Portarlington (Laois) v St Lomans (Westmeath), MW Hire O'Moore Park, 2pm

Munster club SFC quarter-final
Eire Og (Clare) v Loughmore-Castleiney (Tipperary), Cusack Park, 1pm

Ulster club SFC quarter-finals
Creggan (Antrim) v Clann Eireann (Armagh), Corrigan Park, 1.30pm
Glen (Derry) v Scotstown (Monaghan), Celtic Park, 3.15pm - TG4

Kerry SFC final
Dr Crokes v Kerins O'Rahillys, Tralee, 3pm

Kerry SFC relegation final
Dr Crokes v Killarney Legion, Fitzgerald Stadium, 12pm

Munster club IFC quarter-final
Corofin (Clare) v Kildimo-Pallaskenry (Limerick), Corofin, 1pm

Ulster club IFC quarter-finals
Steelstown Brian Óg's (Derry) v Donaghmoyne (Monaghan), Celtic Park, 1pm
Moortown St Malachy's (Tyrone) v Erne Gaels, Belleek (Fermanagh), Carrickmore, 1.30pm

Connacht club JFC semi-final
Kilmeena (Mayo) v Athenry (Galway), Connacht GAA Centre, 1.30pm


Galway SHC final
Clarinbridge v St Thomas, Pearse Stadium, 1pm

Ulster club IHC quarter-final
Lisbellaw St Patrick's (Fermanagh) v Newry Shamrocks (Down), Ederney, 1.30pm

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