Sat 10 June – 3.30pm – Dunsilly
Armagh are back in action this weekend and they are on the road as they take on Antrim in round three of their championship campaign.
It’s the third game this season for Paul Cullen’s charges, following opening round clashes with both Louth and Tyrone in recent weeks.
It’s the midway point of the campaign as they have three more games coming up in the next few weeks.
They take on Donegal on home soil before travelling to Leitrim while they finish this part of the campaign with a home tie against Down.
Ahead of Saturday’s encounter with the Saffron’s, Armagh’s record after two currently stands at one win and one defeat.
The Orchard County dismissed Louth with relative ease on the opening day, in Pearse Og Park, with a sixteen-point victory.
Goals from Shane McKeever, Austy McKenna and Colm Nugent paved the way for a handsome 3-16 to 0-9 win.
Armagh faced a huge step up in class for round two however as they clashed with reigning All-Ireland champions Tyrone.
The Red Hands are marching towards a third All-Ireland title on the trot and are much further down the road than Armagh.
With the likes of Conor Gormley, Sean Cavanagh and Stephen O’Neill to call upon, Tyrone proved much too strong.
But like the first game, Armagh had plenty of players to call upon, with several subs getting on for meaningful minutes.
Antrim are also heading into the game off a defeat in their most recent outing, having lost to Derry three weeks ago.
The Oak Leaf County earned a four-point win in a fairly tight affair, which ended Derry 0-16 Antrim 1-9.
Former Saffron stars like goalkeeper Sean McGreevey and defender Sean Kelly are part of the panel.
It’ll be another test for Armagh and one that they’ll be eyeing up as another potential win.