Hurling and football qualifiers a-plenty today

first_imgThere’s a half-three start at MacHale Park where Mayo will hope to bounce-back from the end of their dominance in Connacht when they play host to Fermanagh.Elsewhere, Cavan have to contend with a six-day turn-around against Carlow at Kingspan Breffni Park, where the action begins at 5pm.The other two football Qualifiers this evening will both get underway at half-past six.Monaghan host Longford in Clones and Kildare clash with Offaly in Newbridge.Semple Stadium will also play host to both of today’s Round 2 Qualifiers in the Hurling Championship.First-up will be the meeting of Cork and Wexford.Throw-in for that match is at 5pm and it will be followed by the clash of Clare and Limerick from 7 o’clock. Following their Leinster semi-final defeat to Dublin, Meath enter the qualifier series with a testing trip to Derry in the opening match of the afternoon.The action in Owenbeg begins at half-past two.The opening act of today’s triple-header at Semple Stadium is at 3 o’clock when the footballers of Cork and Limerick will seek to make ammends for their early exits from the Munster championship.last_img

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