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Celtic Challenge Hurling Competition

March 16th, 2017

The Celtic Challenge gets underway in Ulster this weekend when six counties from across the Province meet in Group H of the competition.

Launched last year, the competition aims to play a pivotal role in nurturing and developing the game of Hurling.

In 2016, a total of 38 teams with over 1,000 players played in the competition. During a 7 week period an incredible 118 games were played including 5 Divisional Finals.

Ulster Celtic Challenge fixtures for Sunday 19th March 2017 are –

Celtic Challenge Group H1
Round 1
Dunsilly 12:00 Antrim V Down
Referee:  Michael Quigg (Derry)


Dunsilly 13:30 Antrim V Derry
Referee:  Barry Winters (Tyrone)
Celtic Challenge Group H2
Round 1
Garvaghey 11:00 Tyrone V Fermanagh
Referee:  Alan Nash (Derry)


Garvaghey 12:30 Tyrone V Armagh
Referee:  Tarlach Conway (Derry)

Photo caption – Celtic Challenge county representatives with Antrim captain Simon McCrory and All Ireland winner Cathal Barrett from Tipperary.