It was a busy weekend of football action in Carlow across the weekend with the spots in this year’s football championship semi-finals now determined.
Despite leading for long periods, Kildavin-Clonegal lost out in their Michael Lyng Motors senior football championship quarter final to Eire Óg on a 1-14 to 1-10 scoreline.
Naomh Eoin, with their best display of the season so far, qualified for the intermediate football championship semi-final with a convincing thirteen point win over St. Andrew’s, the final score there seeing Naomh Eoin run out 3-14 to 0-10 winners.
In Junior A action, Rathvilly will have to do it all over again after Leighlinbridge came from behind to force a 3-3 to 0-12 draw while in Junior B action, O’Hanrahan’s too forced a draw with Naomh Eoin at 1-09 apiece, scoring 1-07 in the last half to set up a replay.
Carlow Senior Football Championship Semi-Final Draw
- Palatine v Eire Og
- Rathvilly v Mt. Leinster Rangers or Old Leighlin
Carlow Intermediate Football Championship Semi-Final Draw
- O’Hanrahans v Fenagh
- Naomh Eoin v Kilbride
Carlow Junior A Football Championship Semi-Final Draw
- Grange v Leighlinbridge or Rathvilly
- Eire Og v St. Patrick’s
Carlow Junior B Football Championship Semi-Final Draw
- Asca v Tinryland or Old Leighlin
- Eire Og v Naomh Eoin or O’Hanrahans
The semi-final games are fixed for the weekend of 27 September and we’ll have live commentary of both of the Carlow senior football semi-finals.