Clare v Roscommon – TV details, throw-in time and team news for All-Ireland qualifier

Clare v Roscommon.

Clare v Roscommon is one of four All-Ireland football qualifiers that will be broadcast live on TV this weekend, as we move towards the business end of the Championship.

Having reached the Connacht Final, where they were beaten by Galway, Roscommon enter the qualifying stage at the second round, along with fellow provincial runners-up Limerick, Kildare and Donegal.

Clare, on the other hand, were in action over the Bank Holiday weekend, as they defeated Meath in the first round of qualifiers by a score of 1-11 to 1-09.

Here’s everything you need to know about the crucial encounter between Clare and Roscommon this weekend.

When is Clare v Roscommon?

Clare v Roscommon will take place on Saturday and will be the first match of a Croke Park double-header, before Kildare take on Mayo.

Will it be on TV?

Both games will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Arena, with Clare v Roscommon throwing in at 3.45pm, before Kildare v Mayo, which starts at 6pm.

How is the form of both counties?

Roscommon defeated Sligo in the Connacht semi-final by a score of 0-23 to 0-11, before losing out to Galway in the final, by 2-19 to 2-16.

Clare fell at the first hurdle in Munster, by virtue of an historic penalty shoot-out loss to Limerick on April 30th. They then had to wait until last Saturday to face a test with Meath, which they passed.

What is at stake?

The winners of Clare v Roscommon, and the other three round two qualifiers, will move into the All-Ireland quarter-finals, where provincial champions Dublin, Kerry, Derry and Galway lie in wait.

After Saturday’s aforementioned Croke Park double-header, Sunday will see Limerick come up against Cork, before Armagh take on Donegal. Both of those matches will be broadcast live on RTE 2.

What is the team news for Clare v Roscommon?

Team news will be released in due course.

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