Cork vs Roscommon Preview: Clash of Championship Contenders
Get ready for an exciting clash between Cork and Roscommon in the upcoming championship match. Learn about their recent performances, top scorers, and previous encounters to get a comprehensive preview.
In an eagerly anticipated championship clash, Cork and Roscommon will go head-to-head on the field. Both teams have had a mixed bag of results in their previous games, making this match a crucial one. Let’s delve into their recent performances, top scorers, and past championship meetings.
Cork has experienced a relatively balanced championship campaign, with two wins and two losses in their four games. They started with a narrow defeat against Clare but bounced back with victories over Louth and Mayo. However, a close loss to Kerry hindered their momentum.
Roscommon, on the other hand, have played five games so far, securing two wins, a draw, and two losses. They kicked off their campaign with a notable victory against Mayo, but a defeat to Galway halted their progress. Their most recent match against Kildare resulted in a narrow loss.
For Cork, Steven Sherlock leads the scoring charts with an impressive tally of 1-18, including eight points from frees and two ’45s’. Brian Hurley follows closely with 0-16, mainly from frees and a mark. Brian O’Driscoll and Sean Powter have also contributed with scores.
Roscommon’s scoring power lies in the hands of Ciaran Murtagh, who has accumulated 1-17, primarily from frees. Diarmuid Murtagh is another key scorer for Roscommon, having notched up 0-16 points, mostly from frees. Enda Smith and Cian McKeon have also made notable contributions.
Previous Championship Meetings:
Cork and Roscommon have crossed paths in the championship on only four occasions. In their most recent encounter during the 2019 ‘Super 8s,’ Roscommon emerged victorious, defeating Cork by three points in Pairc Ui Rinn. Their previous encounters include a Cork win in 2010, a Roscommon win in 2003, and a Cork victory in 1990.
The upcoming clash between Cork and Roscommon promises to be a thrilling contest, with both teams aiming to secure a vital victory. Cork’s recent form indicates a resilient side eager to bounce back, while Roscommon seeks to build on their promising performances. Stay tuned to witness an enthralling battle between these championship contenders.
The Cork Senior Football team to play Roscommon in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Preliminary Quarter Final has been announced
- Micheál Aodh Martin (Nemo Rangers)
- Maurice Shanley (Clonakilty)
- Rory Maguire (Castlehaven)
- Tommy Walsh (Kanturk)
- Luke Fahy (Ballincollig)
- Daniel O’Mahony (Knocknagree)
- Matty Taylor (Mallow)
- Colm O’Callaghan (Éire Óg)
- Ian Maguire (St Finbarr’s)
- Brian O’Driscoll (Tadhg Mac Carthaigh)
- Ruairí Deane (Bantry Blues)
- Killian O’Hanlon (Kilshannig)
- Sean Powter (Douglas)
- Brian Hurley (Castlehaven) Captain
- Eoghan Mc Sweeney (Knocknagree)
- Patrick Doyle (Knocknagree)
- Cian Kiely (Ballincollig)
- Tom Clancy (Clonakilty)
- Kevin O’Donovan (Nemo Rangers)
- Paul Walsh (Kanturk)
- Chris Óg Jones (Uibh Laoire)
- Conor Corbett (Clyda Rovers)
- John O’Rourke (Carbery Rangers)
- Mark Cronin (Nemo Rangers)
- Steven Sherlock (St Finbarr’s)
- Fionn Herlihy (Dohenys)
Fixtures and links to buy tickets
Saturday June 24
All-Ireland football Prelim Quarter-Finals
Cork v Roscommon, Páirc Uí Chaoimh, 2pm, GAAGO – Click to buy tickets
Kildare v Monaghan, Glenisk O’Connor Park, 4.45pm, GAAGO Click to buy tickets
Donegal v Tyrone, MacCumhaill Park, 7pm, GAAGO Click to buy tickets
Electric Ireland minor football Semi-Final
Kerry v Monaghan, Glenisk O’Connor Park, 2.30pm, TG4
Sunday June 25
All-Ireland SFC Preliminary Quarter-Final
Galway v Mayo, Pearse Stadium, 3pm, RTE 1 Click to buy tickets
Tailteann Cup Semi-Finals
Antrim v Meath, Croke Park, 2pm, RTE 2 – Click here to buy tickets
Down v Laois, Croke Park, 4pm, RTE 2
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Electric Ireland MFC Semi-Final
Dublin v Derry, BOX-IT Athletic Grounds, 5.30pm, TG4