14 Aug 2022

Roscommon v Dublin moved to Carrick-on-Shannon

Leitrim may not be playing at home today but Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada is likely to host it’s biggest crowd in some time after Roscommon GAA County Board announced this morning (Sunday) that their Allianz League Division 1 meeting with All-Ireland Champions Dublin has been moved to Carrick-on-Shannon.

After a great deal of controversy over the condition of the pitch in Hyde Park for last Sunday’s meeting with Mayo, the decision was announced after a 9 am pitch inspection and it should mean a bumper crowd as thousands of Roscommon and Dublin fans will travel to Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada today.
In a statement, Roscommon GAA said "There was a pitch inspection carried out on Dr Douglas Hyde Park Roscommon today at 9am. The referee felt that the pitch was unplayable and as a result Roscommon GAA has moved the match to Pairc Sean in Carrick on Shannon throw in at 2pm.
"We apologise for the short notice however Roscommon GAA have been working very hard to ensure that Hyde Park was ready for the arrival of the League And All Ireland Champions. We will have more details presently."

The game will also see former Leitrim captain Declan Darcy return to Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada as a selector with Jim Gavin’s unbeaten Dublin side.


To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.