Louth and Westmeath will face off in the Leinster championship, marking their first meeting in eight years.
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The last time they clashed, Westmeath won by seven points in the Leinster first round in 2015.
Head-to-Head: Recent Championship Meetings
In their last five championship meetings, Westmeath has won three times while Louth has won twice. The most recent encounter was in 2015, where Westmeath beat Louth 3-14 to 0-16 in the Leinster first round.
Team Performance and Standing
Both teams will be playing their first game in the 2023 championship. Louth finished third in Division 2 with four wins and three defeats, while Westmeath finished fourth in Division 3 with four wins and three defeats. Westmeath is looking to reach the Leinster semi-finals for the third year in a row, while Louth’s last appearance in the semi-final was in 2010.
The winner of this game will proceed to the Leinster semi-final on April 30 and face either Meath or Offaly.
Sam Mulroy and Louth are all set to go for the 2023 Championship.
The Wee County are going from strength to strength under Mickey Harte. Can they continue this against Westmeath on Sunday?
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Team News for Louth v Westmeath
Louth team vs Westmeath: James Califf; Daniel Corcoran, Peter Lynch, Donal McKenny; Leonard Grey, Niall Sharkey, Ciarán Murphy; Tommy Durnin, Conor Early; Liam Jackson, Sam Mulroy, Conor Grimes; Dáire McConnon, Ciarán Downey, Ryan Burns.
Subs: Peter McStravick, Alan Connor, Jay Hughes, Ciarán Keenan, Craig Lennon, Conal McCaul, Oisín McGuinness, Conall McKeever, Dylan McKeown, Paul Mathews, Anthony Williams.
The upcoming Louth vs Westmeath match is expected to be a closely contested game, with both teams having similar records in their respective divisions. The winner will face a tough test against either Meath or Offaly in the semi-final.