Offaly GAA is looking forward to two big games on the weekend of 17th/ 19th June.
After a thrilling win over Laois in the Leinster final, the Minor Hurlers will contest the All-Ireland semi-final versus Clare on Friday, 17th June. The venue has been announced as Semple Stadium, Thurles, and a link to purchase tickets has been provided. It is only €10 for adults; €5 for Students and OAPs and U16s are free, and do not require a ticket. This is the link: https://www.ticketmaster.ie/event/18005CC9D1C44635
The Friday evening fixture avoids a clash with the All-Ireland Hurling Championship quarter-final involving Clare on Saturday, 18th June.
Meanwhile, Offaly senior footballers have progressed to the Tailteann Cup semi-final. Following victories over Wexford, Wicklow and New York, the Faithful County will take on neighbours Westmeath in Croke Park on Sunday, 19th June at 4pm. The other semi-final, Cavan v Sligo, throws-in at 1.45pm, also at Croke Park.
The GAA have set the ticket prices for the Tailteann Cup semi-final at €25 for adults; €20 for students and OAPs and €5 for juveniles. This is the link if you wish to attend: https://www.ticketmaster.ie/event/18005CC19EC7242D
The Offaly football team v Westmeath: Paddy Dunican (Shamrocks); Lee Pearson (Edenderry), Declan Hogan (Tullamore), Kieran Dolan (Shamrocks); Cian Donohoe (St Brigid’s), Johnny Moloney (Tullamore), Rory Egan (Edenderry); Conor McNamee (Rhode), Jordan Hayes (Edenderry); Bill Carroll (Cappincur), Ruairi McNamee (Rhode), Anton Sullivan (Rhode); Jack Bryant (Shamrocks), Niall McNamee (Rhode), Keith O’Neill (Clonbullogue).