Friday 1st September 2023
Round 2 - Down GAA Club Championship
This weekend sees the second round of the Down club championships and the first teams will exit the competition at both intermediate and senior grades and enter relegation play offs while four in clubs in each of those competitions will make it straight through to the quarter finals.The group stages of the Parador lodge Junior football championship will also continue to progress and take greater shape. With Teconnaught having beaten Aughlisnafin on Thursday evening, Friday remains the preserve of the Parador Lodge Intermediate Football Championship with four fixtures taking place including An Riocht and St John’s which will be shown live on Down GAA TV. On Saturday some of the pre-tournament favourites for the Intermediate crown are in action as Shamrocks take on Rostrevor and Liatroim play Darragh Cross. The Morgan Fuels senior championship also resumes on Saturday with three fixtures of which Burren and Loughinisland will be streamed on Down GAA TV. Also on Saturday in the Junior Championship Dundrum face Aghaderg, Glasdrumman play Ardglass, St Michael’s take on Kilclief and Drumaness meet East Belfast. On Sunday there is a triple header on Down GAA TV with Ballyholland playing Saval before the Minor Championship final between Kilcoo and Mayobridge is shown, followed by the senior clash between the same two clubs. An Riocht and Drumgath also meet on Sunday in the u17 Cup final while the shield final between Longstone and Darragh Cross is on Monday night. Monday’s Down GAA TV Match is the much anticipated clash of Clonduff and RGU.