Fergal Owens

  • The Underdogs series starts tonight on TG4, and it's been revealed that they will take on Mayo at the end of the series.

    The match will be played under lights in MacHale Park, Castlebar on Saturday 26th October.

    The Underdogs is a unique group of players from different GAA clubs across the country, who have never played at senior intercounty championship level before.

    Over the next 6 weeks, the TG4 series will follow the player's stories and personal journeys, and see the months of preparation and intense training it takes to transform a squad of Underdogs into a team of inter-county standard footballers.

    Among the Underdogs panel from this region are Fergal Owens from Mayo Gaels, Christopher Dineen from Castlerea St Kevin's GAA, Mikie Lyons from Caltra, Co Galwau and Patrick O'Domhnaill from the Aran Islands.

    Mayo senior football manager James Horan says they're looking forward to being involved in the Underdogs event in October -he said it will be an interesting game in McHale Park that will see many talented and ambitious players take to the field.

    The new series of Underdogs starts tonight on TG4 at 9.30 pm.