Offaly senior hurlers and footballers are in action this weekend in knock-out games. The hurlers play Derry in the Christy Ring Cup on Saturday at 1.30pm, while the footballers take on Kildare in the Leinster Championship on Sunday at 5.30pm. The teams have been named by the respective managers, Michael Fennelly and John Maughan.
Offaly (Christy Ring Cup Hurling v Derry): Stephen Corcoran (Coolderry); Damien Egan (Belmont), Ben Conneely (St Rynagh’s), Paddy Delaney (Kinnitty); Dan Doughan (Shinrone), Cillian Kiely (Kilcormac-Killoughey), David King (Coolderry); Eoghan Cahill (Birr), David Nally (Belmont); Shane Kinsella (Kinnitty), Jason Sampson (Shinrone), Peter Geraghty (Kilcormac-Killoughey); Colm Gath (Drumcullen), Oisin Kelly (Belmont), Liam Langton (Clodiagh Gaels).
Subs: James Dempsey (Kinnitty), Ciaran Burke (Durrow), Brendan Murphy (Birr), David O’Toole Greene (Shamrocks), Sean Cleary (Shinrone), Thomas Geraghty (Kilcormac-Killoughey), Aidan Treacy (St Ryangh’s), Brian Duignan (Durrow), Ross Ravenhill (Durrow), Adrian Hynes (Seir Kieran), Kevin Dunne (Seir Kieran).
Offaly (Leinster Senior Football Championship v Kildare): Paddy Dunican (Shamrocks); Declan Hogan (Tullamore), Eoin Rigney (Rhode), Niall Darby (Rhode); Eoin Carroll (Cappincur), Johnny Moloney (Tullamore), Joseph O’Connor (St Rynagh’s); Aaron Leavy (Tullamore), Jordan Hayes (Edenderry); Peter Cunningham (Bracknagh), Ruairi McNamee (Rhode), Anton Sullivan (Rhode); Bernard Allen (Tubber), Niall McNamee (Rhode), Cian Farrell (Edenderry).
The hurling game on Saturday will be streamed live by the hosts, Down GAA, through ‘Pairc TV’ and this is the link to purchase and watch: https://www.pairctv.com/events/stgbiszt
Meanwhile, the football game will be streamed on the GAAGO platform, via this link: https://www.gaago.ie/fixture/PC5-20-F-LQF2