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Cushendall may have an advantage over Loughgiel

Cushendall’s Conor Carson should feature on Sunday

The Cushendall versus Loughgiel Antrim SHC semi-final game promises to be an unmissable even this Sunday.

It is the 2015 champions versus the 2016 champions, in what should be a top class game of hurling.

However, Cushendall may have a slight advantage as they go into the game with two top quality challenge matches under their belts, while Loughgiel’s preparation was a straightforward champioship quarter-final win over Creggan.

Cushendall boss Philip Campbell told Gaelic Life this week that they played Cuala and Kilmacud in preparation for their semi-final.

“They were brilliant games. The pace was like nothing you would see up here. They were exacatly the type of prearation we were looking for before we took on Loughgiel.

“We knew that before we played Loughgiel we had to gtet a couple of really good games to get up to their pace.”

In this week’s issue of Gaelic Life, the Loughgiel manager Johnny Campbell explained that he had some tough decision to take before their game.

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