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N.Y. GAA Preview Kerry, Tyrone set for playoff

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

By Mike Fitzpatrick

The following are the games for this Sunday at Gaelic Park:

Junior Football "A" Semifinal

Donegal vs. Rockland

1 p.m.

The second "A" semifinal will be played this week, with the lads from upstate attempting to overcome their Ulster rivals in this battle.

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The winners will face Rangers, who beat Fermanagh last Sunday at Gaelic Park.

A tough one to predict, but if Donegal have a full strength side on display, I feel they may overcome Rockland.

Junior Hurling Final

Tipperary vs. Galway

2.30 p.m.

Senior Football Playoff

Kerry vs. Tyrone

4 p.m.

In what promises to be a hotly contested game, two sides we’ve seen many times at Gaelic Park this season, come head to head in a battle for a place in the semifinals.

It promises to be a highly entertaining game due to the fact that both sides have varying styles. Kerry have a formidable forward line, with the likes of Dave McCarthy, Bingo O’Driscoll and Darren Reddy all in top form. Tyrone, of course, have a certain Michael Slowey in their ranks. The New York All Star has been a sensation this season, amassing 35 points in games played to date.

Added to the talents of Danny Barr in midfield, and Slowey’s brother Martin in defense, and we have a potential cracker of a game in our midst.

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