Comhairle Connacht is delighted to announce that the preliminary round of Connacht Minor Football championship, Roscommon vs. New York, will take place as a curtain raiser to the Allianz Leagues Division 3 & 4 finals on Saturday 23rd April in Croke Park. The game has been fixed for 3pm.
New York will be competing in the Connacht Minor Football Championship for the second year, having played Galway last year in Pearse Stadium, Galway.
Both teams are eagerly looking forward to this historic fixture at GAA headquarters. This game will be a huge boost to the New York County Board in their promotion of Gaelic Games in New York.
Comhairle Connacht are twinned with New York and see this as a further support for the games overseas and wish to thank the Croke Park authorities for their support.
Connacht Minor Football Championship 2011
Roscommon vs. New York
Saturday 23rd April
Venue: Croke Park
Throw in: 3pm
Referee: R. McBrien(L)
16-Apr-11 by Colette Fox – PRO