As we approach the final months of the year, it usually signals the end of the season for many sports, but this weekend looks to be another cracker with a wide range of competitions on.
Naomh Conaill will face Kilcar in what will be a hotly contested match after the controversy of the 2020 county final that only took place in August. With Naomh Conaill winning the game after a penalty shoot-out, Kilcar appealed the victory after the Glenties club used too many substitutes in extra-time.
With the verdict of that match still hotly contested, both clubs will be looking to prove themselves this weekend at O’Donnell Park and book a place in the SFC final . The game will be live on TG4 with throw-in at 1.45pm Sunday 24th October.
The other semi-final will see St.Michael’s take on St.Eunan’s at MacCumhaill Park at 5pm on Saturday 23rd October.
The Senior Camogie Final between Markievicz Camogie Club and Burt takes place at the Donegal Training Centre in Convoy on Saturday 23rd October at 2pm. Markievicz Camogs, who were only founded last year, will be looking to steal the show in their debut year but will face a tough test against a strong Burt side.
Finn Harps take on Sligo Rovers at Finn Park in a massive North-West Derby with both teams desperate for the three points for different reasons in the Premier Division. Following the loss to Waterford, Harps are in an uncomfortable position in 8th place, just 1 point ahead of the relegation play-off spot. Kick-off is at 7:30pm on Saturday 23rd October.
Athletes from around Donegal will be travelling to Belfast this Sunday for the NI and Ulster Bobby Rea and Even Age Group Cross Country Championships. The event is being held in the Billy Neill MBE Country Park.
Letterkenny Rugby Club senior’s travel to Monaghan on Saturday 23rd October as they look to build on last weekends top of the table clash victory over Virginia. Letterkenny are now top of the Ulster Rugby Championship Division 3. The game kicks-off at 2:30.
Raphoe Men’s 1st XI are in action away to top of the table Cookstown in the Ulster Premier Division on Saturday.
Other Fixtures in Donegal
Glencar Inn Division One
19:30 Kilmacrennan Celtic FC Reserves vs Keadue Rovers FC – Diamond Park
13:00 Arranmore United vs Cappry Rovers – Rannagh Park
Old Orchard Division Two
13:00 Cranford FC Reserves vs Swilly Rovers – Cranford Park
Glencar Inn Division One
13:00 Donegal Town FC vs Killdrum Tigers – Hospital Field
13:00 Oldtown Celtic vs Fintown Harps AFC – Letterkenny Community Center Pitch
13:00 Strand Rovers FC vs Glencar Celtic – Strand Park
13:30 Castlefin Celtic vs Illies Celtic – Park View
13:30 Donegal Town FC vs Aileach FC – Hospital Field
13:30 Keadue Rovers FC vs Killdrum Tigers – Central Park
13:30 Raphoe Town vs Fanad United – Deele College
Senior A Football Championship Relegation Quarter-finals
23/10/2021 12:00 Na Cealla Beaga v Gleann Fhinne – Ionad CLG Dhún na nGall, Conmhaigh,
24/10/2021 12:00, Na Ceithre Máistír v An Tearmann – Ionad CLG Dhún na nGall, Conmhaigh
Michael Murphy Sports Senior B Football Championship – Semi-finals
23/10/2021 15:00 Naomh Ádhamhnáin v Gaoth Dobhair – Páirc Sheáin Mhic Cumhaill
24/10/2021 16:00 Sean MacCumhaill v Ard an Ratha – Páirc Ui Dhomhnaill
Michael Murphy Sports Intermediate A Football Championship – Semi-finals
23/10/2021 14:30 An Clochán Liath v Naomh Columba – Páirc Ui Dhomhnaill
24/10/2021 17:00 Cloich Cheann Fhaola v Buncranncha – Páirc Sheáin Mhic Cumhaill
Michael Murphy Sports Intermediate B Football Championship – Semi-finals
23/10/2021 12:30 Cloich Cheann Fhaola v Naomh Columba – Páirc Ui Dhomhnaill
24/10/2021 15:00 An Clochán Liath v Buncranncha – Páirc Sheáin Mhic Cumhaill
Michael Murphy Sports Junior A Football Championship – Quarter-finals
23/10/2021 13:00 Na Dunaibh v Naomh Pádraig Uisce Chaoin – Páirc na Dunaibh
24/10/2021 15:00 Gaeil Leitir Ceannain v Bun and Phobail – Páirc na nGael
Michael Murphy Sports Junior A Football Championship – Semi-finals
23/10/2021 15:00 Gaeil Leitir Ceannain v Na Dunaibh – Páirc na Dunaibh
24/10/2021 13:00 Naomh Pádraig Leifear v Roibeard Eimíd – Páirc Aodh Rua
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