The evenings getting shorter and schools back only mean one thing, the return of County Championship action across the country! Here is a look at how the Senior and Intermediate Football Championships are panning out in each of the Connacht counties after the weekend.
Galway SFC Quarter Final Fixtures:
Corofin v Mountbellew Moylough
Claregalway v Salthill Knocknacarra
An Spidéal v Tuam Stars
Moycullen v St Michaels
Killererin v Caherlistrane
An Ceathrú Rua V Naomh Anna Leitir Mór
St James v Barna
Intermediate Football Championship Semi Final Fixtures:
Kilconly/Mícheál Breathnach’s v Cortoon Shamrocks
Dunmore MacHales v Oughterard
Leitrim SFC Quarter Final Fixtures: (to take place this weekend the 14th and 15th of September)
Melvin Gaels v St Mary’s
Allen Gaels v Glencar Manorhamilton
Ballinamore SOH v Drumreilly
Aughawillan v Mohill
Leitrim IFC Quarter Final Fixtures:
Annaduff v Bornacoola
Kiltubrid v Leitrim Gaels
Ballinaglera v Carrigallen
Eslin v Drumkeerin
Sligo SFC Quarter Final Fixtures:(To take place between the 21st and 22nd September)
Tourlestrane v Drumcliffe Rosses Point
Tubbercurry v Coolera Strandhill
St Mary’s v Coolaney Mullinabreena
Shamrock Gaels v Calry/St Joseph’s
Sligo IFC Quarter Final Fixtures:(To take place between the 21st and 29th September)
Curry v Bunninadden
St Farnan’s v St John’s
Castleconnor v Geevagh
Easkey v Enniscrone Kilglass
7 of the 8 teams taking part in both the Roscommon Senior and Intermediate Championship Quarter Finals are now known, with the games to place on the weekend of the 21st and 22nd of September. The 8th team will be made up of the winners of playoffs taking place next weekend (fixtures below).
The 7 Senior teams already in the hat are: Fuerty, Elphin, Roscommon Gaels, Strokestown, Padraig Pearses, Boyle and Michael Glaveys.
In the Intermediate Championship Tulsk, Creggs, Castlerea St Kevins, Eire Óg, Oran, St Dominic’s and Kilbride are all still standing.
Roscommon Senior Football Championship Play Off (15th September)
Western Gaels v St Brigids
Senior Football Championship Relegation Play Off
Clann na nGael v St Croans
Roscommon Intermediate Football Championship Play Off
Kilmore v Shannon Gaels
Roscommon Intermediate Football Championship Relegation Play Off
St Aidans v Naomh Bearrai.
The line ups are complete for the Senior and Intermediate Championship Quarter Finals in Mayo, with the draws to be made Tuesday the 10th September. The games will take place over the weekend of the 20th-22nd of September.
The 8 teams in the Senior draw are: Breaffy, Castlebar Mitchels, Ballintubber, Ballagh, Davitts, Knockmore, Ballina Stephenites and Belmullet.
In the Intermediate Championship still standing are: Burrishoole, Ardnaree Sarsfields, Louisburgh, The Neale, Corssmolina Deel Rovers, Ballyhaunis, Parke Keelogues Crimlin and Kiltimagh.