Christy Ring Cup: Neil McManus's nuptials rule him out of Antrim's Down game

Neil McManus in action against Down in 2014
Neil McManus has a good reason to miss Saturday's game at Cushendall

Antrim will hope Neil McManus' absence will not unduly hinder them in Saturday's Christy Ring Cup game against Down at Cushendall.

McManus is getting married on Saturday to Dunloy and Antrim camogie player Aileen Martin.

The Cushendall man played a pivotal role as he struck 1-13 in last weekend's dramatic 3-20 to 2-22 extra-time win over Carlow.

Paul Sheehan hit 0-15 for Down as they beat Roscommon 2-24 to 1-20.

However, Down's recent form suggest that the Saffrons should still be good enough to see off the Mourne County with something to spare despite McManus' absence.


Eirgrid All-Ireland U21 SFC Final
DublinvGalwayTullamore, 17:00 BST
Christy Ring Cup Round Two A
AntrimvDownCushendall, 14:00
KildarevWicklowNewbridge, 15:00
Christy Ring Cup Round Two B
CarlowvMayoDr Cullen Park, 15:00
Roscommonv LondonDr Hyde Park, 18:00
Nicky Rackard Cup
Derry vLongfordOwenbeg, 15:00
TyronevDonegalCarrickmore, 15:00
ArmaghvLouthAthletic Grounds 15:00
Lory Meagher Cup
LancashirevFermanaghManchester, 13:30
WarwickshirevSligoBirmingham, 14:00
Leitrim vCavanCarrick-on-Shannon, 14:00


Leinster SHC
WestmeathvKerryMullingar, 15:00
MeathvLaoisNavan 15:00