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Schools season set to take off

Wednesday, 11th January, 2017 9:57am

Story by Billy Coss
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Schools season set to take off

Last year's action featuring St Jarlath's College

Schools season set to take off

Last year's action featuring St Jarlath's College

WITH CHRISTMAS over and season-defining games looming quickly into view, Herald Sport takes a look at the state of play in the Connacht Post Primary Senior Football and Hurling Championships.

FOOTBALL
Eight schools line up in this year’s Senior A Championship. Mayo supply four, Sligo two and Galway two: roll of honour leaders St Jarlath’s, Tuam, and Holy Rosary College, Mountbellew, who have been promoted to the top level after winning the last three Connacht Senior B titles.
League results have an impact on the championship format and both pre-Christmas finalists have advanced to the semi-final stage. St Attracta’s, Tubbercurry, won the competition and have qualified for the last four along with runners-up St Colman’s, Claremorris.
The remaining six schools entered an open draw and will slug it out to join them there.

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