Buccaneers take on City of Armagh in a first ever All-Ireland League fixture between the clubs at Dubarry Park on Saturday. Kick off in Athlone is at 2.30 p.m.
City of Armagh have made impressive progress in recent years capped by promotion to Division 1B last season.The northerners have found their footing and now lie in fourth place.
Their standout result is a 32-3 thumping of leaders Malone.
This is a massive test for Buccs who really simply must win to get their campaign back on track. The Pirates left wins behind them in their two most recent outings against Malone and St. Mary’s College. Peter Claffey is the midlanders main injury concern.
Peter O’Donnell has been speaking to Kevin McDermott ahead of the game. Take a listen here: