Three Longford players - Emmet Óg Killoe’s Michael Quinn and Sean McCormack and Longford Slashers’ Barry Gilleran - feature in the Leinster squad that Pat Gilroy has named for their M. Donnelly Interprovincial Football Championship final game against Ulster at Croke Park this Sunday.
Leinster progressed to the final after a 1-21 to 1-20 victory over Connacht in a thrilling semi-final at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Sunday.
All proceeds raised from the game will go directly to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin. The AIB GAA Football All-Ireland Junior Club Championship final involving Kenmare Shamrocks (Kerry) and Ballinasloe (Galway) will act as the curtain raiser at 2pm at Croke Park, while the Interprovincial football final will throw-in at 3.45pm.
Leinster squad: Stephen Cluxton (Dublin), Bernard Brogan (Dublin), Cian O Sullivan (Dublin), Neil Gallagher (Louth), Sean McCormack (Longford), Dessie Dolan (Westmeath), Barry Gilleran (Longford), Brian Malone (Wexford), James Stafford (Wicklow), Brendan Kavanagh (Carlow), Brendan Murphy (Carlow), Brian O’Connor (Offaly), Niall McNamee (Offaly), Kieran Lillis (Laois), Michael Quinn (Longford), Graham Molloy (Wexford), Ger Brennan (Dublin), Adrian Flynn (Wexford), John Heslin (Westmeath), Paul Flynn (Dublin), Redmond Barry (Wexford), Michael Darragh Macauley (Dublin), Paddy Keenan (Louth), Joe Sheridan (Meath)
Tickets for this Croke Park double header are priced at €10 for Adults, €5 for Juveniles with all proceeds going to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin. Tickets can be purchased through gaa.ie/tickets or other usual outlets.