BALLYEA vs SIXMILEBRIDGE – The Build Up

Our feature game today comes from Cusack Park as defending champions Ballyea take on predecessors Sixmilebridge.

It’s a pairing both sides would have preferred to avoid but it carries the luxury of a back door for the beaten team.

Join our match commentary team this evening of Syl O’Connor and Tommy Guilfoyle for all the action.

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Throw-in at Cusack Park is 6.15pm and we’ll have live coverage here on Clare FM in association with Blossoms on the Go, Centre Point, Hermitage, Ennis.

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Ballyea boss Kevin Sheehan says their opponents will present a formidable challenge.

Sixmilebridge manager Tim Crowe says teams are only allowed one off day in a fiercely competitive environment.

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The first game in Cusack Park is Crusheen vs Feakle at 4.45pm.

Crusheen manager James Carrig says teams can go into free fall very quickly if they don’t get an early win.

Feakle’s Michael Guilfoyle says their success comes from everyone pushing themselves to the limit.

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O’Callaghan’s Mills meet Newmarket-on-Fergus in Sixmilebridge at 1.30pm.

Newmarket-on-Fergus manager Bob Enright says they were well below expectations the last day.

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Kilmaley face Whitegate in Sixmilebridge at 3pm.

Kilmaley manager John Carmody says their players have the ability to advance to Round Three.

Whitegate’s Terence Fahy says there was a lot to like despite the defeat.

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Cratloe take on Inagh/Kilnamona in Cusack Park on Sunday at 12pm.

Cratloe manager Alan Neville says their non-county players are getting a chance to shine.

Inagh/Kilnamona’s Fergal Hegarty says they want deliver a performance that can keep getting results.