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Croker date for Derrytresk

DESPITE all the controversy surrounding one of last weekend's semi-finals, the dates and venues for the All-Ireland club junior and intermediate finals were announced yesterday, WRITES CLIONA FOLEY.

Tyrone club Derrytresk, whose victory over Dromid Pearses of Kerry is set to be the subject of a major investigation, will line out in Croke Park next on Sunday, February 12.

They are set to face Galway side St Patrick's, Clonbur in the All-Ireland junior football final at 2.0.

That will be the curtain-raiser in a double-header with the intermediate football final between Kerry side Milltown-Castlemaine and Davitts of Mayo (3.45).

The two subsidiary club hurling finals have also been pencilled in to take place at Croke Park, under floodlights, the previous evening.

Armagh side Middletown, who caused a major shock by knocking out Munster champions Effin last Sunday, take on Carlow's Mount Leinster Rangers in the intermediate hurling final, which starts at 7.15 and that will be preceded by the junior hurling decider between St Patrick's, Ballyragget and Charleville from Cork at 5.30.

Irish Independent