Trillick vs Crossmaglen – Epic Clash in Ulster Senior Football Club Championship Quarter-Final
Trillick and Crossmaglen are set to collide in the quarter-final of the Ulster Senior Football Club Championship at Healy Park, Omagh, on Saturday, November 11, 2023, at 7.15pm. This highly anticipated matchup features two of Ulster’s powerhouse clubs, Trillick representing Tyrone and Crossmaglen representing Armagh.
Trillick’s Reigning Triumph
Tyrone Champions Eyeing Ulster Glory
Trillick, the reigning Tyrone champions, secured their county title by overcoming Errigal Ciaran with a tight score of 1-13 to 0-14. Under the leadership of former Tyrone star Lee Brennan, who dominated the final with 0-8, and the strategic guidance of manager Jody Gormley, the team is poised for success. Fermanagh legend Peter McGinnity strengthens their backroom team. Trillick previously clinched the Ulster title in 1986 and reached the final in 2015, falling short to Crossmaglen by 2-22 to 0-6.
Crossmaglen’s Storied Legacy
Ulster’s Most Decorated Club Aims for Glory
Crossmaglen, with 11 provincial and six All-Ireland titles, stands as Ulster’s most decorated club. The current Armagh champions, they triumphed over Maghery in the county final with a scoreline of 0-18 to 0-13. Led by former Armagh star Jamie Clarke, who netted 0-7 in the final, and guided by manager Orin McKeown, Crossmaglen holds a formidable record in the Ulster championship, winning 45 of their 50 matches in the competition.
Broadcast and Expectations
Live Coverage and Anticipated Showdown
The highly awaited match will be live on RTE 2 and streamed online via the Ulster GAA website. With both teams boasting quality players, experienced managers, and passionate supporters, the clash is anticipated to be a close and exciting contest.
Bookmakers slightly favor Crossmaglen with odds at 4/5, while Trillick is priced at 11/10.
Trillick vs Crossmaglen quarter-final promises an intense battle between two football giants, adding another thrilling chapter to the storied history of the Ulster Senior Football Club Championship.