Yesterday's Connacht final between Galway and Roscommon was ultimately a disappointing game in terms of quality. Though the poor weather conditions at Pearse Stadium were certainly a mitigating factor.
The game finished as a draw with the replay initially being scheduled for Saturday evening at MacHale Park in Castlebar.
Connacht GAA Championship Senior Final replay Sat 16th July in MacHale Park time to be confirmed #gaa
— Connacht GAA (@ConnachtGAA) July 10, 2016
Since then, Connacht GAA have rescheduled for the following day. This was due to the qualifier between Mayo and Kildare being held at MacHale Park.
The game will now be played on Sunday at 3:30pm.
— Connacht GAA (@ConnachtGAA) July 11, 2016
Sky Sports had first choice of games on Saturday, they will be showing the qualifier between Mayo and Kildare .
— Mayo GAA (@MayoGAA) July 11, 2016
As RTÉ are scheduled to broadcast both the Ulster final, Donegal vs Tyrone, at 2pm and the Leinster final, Dublin vs Westmeath, at 4pm they will not be showing the replay of the Connacht decider on live TV.
An RTÉ source told Balls.ie that they are looking into the possibility of streaming the game online.
Connacht GAA said that the possibility of a MacHale Park double header - Galway vs Roscommon and Mayo vs Kildare - live on Sky Sports was 'never in the equation'.
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