Easily the greatest weekend of Gaelic football in 2022 is starting this Saturday and it's all on TV 1 month ago

Easily the greatest weekend of Gaelic football in 2022 is starting this Saturday and it's all on TV

We can't decide which game is the best. 

Gaelic football has taking a lot of flack in recent years about predictable outcomes, poor competitions and boring match ups, but this weekend, it's quite literally anybody's game.

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Derry take on Clare, a tie that would normally have only occurred in a Division Three or Division Two match up, but suddenly has the same importance and emphasis as Kerry vs Mayo.

The winners of this game will be in the semi-final of the All-Ireland series, who would have been brave enough to make such a prediction at the beginning of the season?

Dublin are well and truly back after cruising through Leinster and now face a Cork side that have completely turned their season around.

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The Rebels endured a difficult start to the year but finished the league strong, put it up against the favourites Kerry and now have strung some wins together in the qualifiers and will be feeling very good about where they're at now.

Moving on to Sunday and you have the mouthwatering match up between Armagh and Galway, two teams that have bolted from the back of the pack, and are now looking to be in contention for the grandest title of all.

Unbelievably Kerry vs Mayo may not be the most interesting game this weekend, which says a lot about how the GAA has progressed.

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Kerry are going in as strong favourites as Mayo have limped themselves into this position, but if you were ever going to back one team to pull it out of the bag, it would be the Connacht side.

Before all of these brilliant games, we also have the All-Ireland minor semi-finals, as Galway take on Derry, and Mayo play Kerry, with a place in the All-Ireland final up for grabs.

What. A. Weekend.

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Saturday

1pm: TG4 – Galway v Derry – All-Ireland minor football semi-final.

2.45pm: TG4 – Mayo v Kerry – All-Ireland minor football semi-final.

3.45pm: Sky Sports Arena – Derry v Clare – All-Ireland senior football quarter-final.

5pm: TG4 – Cork v Waterford – All-Ireland senior ladies football championship.

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6pm: Sky Sports Arena – Dublin v Cork – All-Ireland senior football quarter-final.

7.15pm: TG4 – Dublin v Mayo – All-Ireland senior ladies football championship.

Sunday

1.45pm: RTÉ 2 – Galway v Armagh - All-Ireland senior football quarter-final.

4pm: RTÉ 2 – Kerry v Mayo – All-Ireland senior football quarter-final.

9.30pm: RTÉ 2 – The Sunday Game highlights.