West SFC Final Preveiw - Arravale and Galtee Rovers ready for West Final clash

Arravale Rovers and Galtee Rovers play in the Ballinalard Transport Ltd senior football final at Lattin on Sunday afternoon at 2.30 pm.

Arravale Rovers and Galtee Rovers play in the Ballinalard Transport Ltd senior football final at Lattin on Sunday afternoon at 2.30 pm.

Arravale Rovers and Galtee Rovers play in the Ballinalard Transport Ltd senior football final at Lattin on Sunday afternoon at 2.30 pm.

Arravale will be slight favourites because of their impressive performance against Loughmore-Castleiney in the county quarter final,now that the latter overcame Clonmel Commercials in the semi-final last Sunday.

The fact that the West final will take place a week before the county final and that the winning side goes no further has takensomething away from next Sunday’s game. Not only is the final downgraded as a result but the whole championship was a bit of an anti-climax in 2013

Earlier in the year the County CCC decided that divisional championships would have to be played on a knockout basis. The result was that the West championship, with four teams, had just two semi-finals before next Sunday’s game, a grand total of three gamesagainst nine games last year. The nine games included a replay in the semi-final.

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