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Rain stops play for Kilmeena and Moy Davitts

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Mike Finnerty

THE first of this weekend’s Mayo Intermediate club football championship semi-finals has been postponed until tomorrow (Sunday) due to a waterlogged pitch.
Kilmeena had been due to face Moy Davitts this afternoon (Saturday) at 3pm in Josie Munnelly Park in Castlebar.
However, an inspection of the pitch at noon today deemed it to be unplayable after heavy rain overnight.
The teams will now meet tomorrow (Sunday) in Islandeady at 12pm.
“Due to a water-logged pitch the Egan Jeweller county semi-final between Kilmeena and Bohola Moy Davitts is postponed,” said a Mayo GAA in a statement.
The Mayo News understands that Hastings Insurance MacHale Park was not utilised as a back-up venue today due to concerns among some Mayo GAA officials that any damage to the playing surface could impact on the chances of tomorrow’s senior championship double-header being played there.
Today’s Intermediate semi-final had been due to be streamed by Mayo GAA TV.
However, tomorrow’s re-fixture will not be broadcast as both senior club semi-finals are being streamed at 1pm and 3pm on the Mayo GAA TV platform.
“Anyone who purchased a Mayo GAA TV ticket for today’s game will be refunded,” confirmed Mayo GAA.

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