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Ladies Football Semi-Finals To Be Played At Croke Park For First Time

Ladies Football Semi-Finals To Be Played At Croke Park For First Time

The LGFA confirmed today that the two TG4 All-Ireland senior semi-finals will be played in a double header at Croke Park on August 25th for the first time.

The news was announced at the official launch of the 2019 TG4 All-Ireland Championships.

"This is another huge step forward for our Association," said LGFA president Marie Hickey, "and it will be great to watch the four semi-finalists battle it out at Croke Park for coveted places in the Final."

Croke Park was already scheduled to be the venue for the TG4 All-Ireland senior, intermediate and junior Finals on Sunday, September 15th.

It has also been confirmed that the TG4 All-Ireland intermediate semi-finals on August 17th will be played at Nowlan Park, Kilkenny.

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TG4 has committed to screening 17 Championship fixtures during the 2019 season, beginning next Saturday, July 13th, and running until All-Ireland Final Day on Sunday, September 15th.

TG4 cameras will be present at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise for a live double-header next weekend as Connacht champions Galway and opponents Kerry will throw-in at 1.45pm, with that game followed by the meeting of Dublin and Munster runners-up Waterford, at 3.30pm.

It has also been confirmed that the live double-header on Saturday July 20th (Donegal v Tyrone and Cork v Cavan) will be played at TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar.

A week later, on Saturday July 27th, Bord Na Móna O’Connor Park in Tullamore will host Mayo v Donegal and Armagh v Cork, two games which will also be shown live by TG4.

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