Glen stars could be set to play for third team, in a third competition inside just 11 days 3 weeks ago

Glen stars could be set to play for third team, in a third competition inside just 11 days

Talk about having a packed diary.

Watty Graham's Glen stars Conor Glass and Ethan Doherty might be playing their third game in just 11 days, for three different teams.

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Glass and Doherty lifted the All-Ireland club title with their club in Croke Park, and not three days later they were back training with the Derry county team and travelled down to Kerry to play in the Allianz National League in Tralee.

Now, just four days on from that closely contested affair, the young stars are poised to line out for their University teams in the quarter finals of the Sigerson Cup.

Both of the Oakleaf county mean attend Ulster University, and have not been available for their higher eduction teams due to their commitments with the club season, however, they are now free to play.

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At least, technically they are, the players themselves could opt out and decide that they need a break given that they played for both club and county in recent days, but there is every chance that they could be pulling on their different jersey for a different team for the third time, to play in yet another competition.

The game against Technological University Dublin is due to take place tonight at 8pm, and the teams will not be released until a couple of hours before then, so we will not if the stars are set to feature or not.

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There was much controversy over Mickey Harte's decision to not only play them against Kerry, but start them, and have them compete in the entirety of the 70 minutes in the game.

Some thought that the new Derry manager was risking injury and player welfare, while others argued that it was the player's choice, and that if they wanted to play then it was their right to do so.

Harte would no doubt prefer it if the lads decided to opt out of tonight's game so they could focus solely on Sunday's crunch tie against Tyrone, the former team of the now Oakleaf manager.

The Sigerson Cup game is being streamed on YouTube tonight, with throw-in scheduled for 8pm.

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