We will get our first taste of Preliminary quarter-finals in the Donegal Senior Football Championship, and it’s hard to know what to make of the new round heading into a busy weekend.
On one hand, it’s another game in what has already been a busy championship season.
Most teams will play at least six games and that’s going to suit the stronger sides.
And yet, we had a decent final round of the group phase as every game mattered, and there are four good matches to be played this week.
The fact that is an open draw in the quarter-finals will be really appealing to all these teams.
If you can win this week, and get a favourable draw, there’s a real chance of making the semi-finals, and for some of the clubs involved, that would be huge progress.
Players and managers alike know that this is now the business end of the season.
The light is fading, and unless you have floodlights, players will have been rushing home from work for 6.30pm to try and get an hour of work done.
The wind and rain was battering everyone this week, but those players who are alive in the Senior Championship will be hoping they will still be going to the training field next Tuesday.
The first senior match on Saturday is Glenswilly against Glenfin at O’Donnell Park.Glenfin’s Ross Marley and Kealan Dunleavy of Glenswilly will collide again this weekend.
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