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Donegal and Tyrone's Super 8s clash is sold out while some tickets remain for Galway-Clare replay

Donegal and Tyrone face a crucial Super 8s clash while Clare and Galway are battling for a place in the All-Ireland SHC final.

THE CRUCIAL SUPER 8s clash between Donegal and Tyrone is fully sold out, the GAA has confirmed, while a ‘few hundred tickets’ remain for the All-Ireland SHC semi-final replay between Galway and Clare in Thurles.

Donegal host Tyrone in Ballybofey in a do-or-die Group 2 fixture.

Both sides are in need of a result in order to progress to the All-Ireland semi-finals as they both sit on two points behind Dublin, who are already through to the final four.

Declan Bonner’s side need a win in order to clinch that other qualifying spot, while a draw would be enough for Tyrone to go through due to their superior score difference.

It’s a keenly anticipated fixture and it is now a sellout as both sides prepare for the 3.30pm throw-in on Sunday.

Meanwhile, there are just a few hundred tickets remaining for Sunday’s replay between Galway and Clare [throw-in 2pm] and the GAA have revealed that there will be no tickets on sale in Thurles.

There was some controversy surrounding this fixture earlier in the week when it emerged that the GAA decided not to distribute tickets through clubs, and opted to sell them through official shop outlets throughout the country as well as on tickets.ie.

Clare county board chairman Joe Cooney slammed the ticketing system as ‘a joke’ when speaking to RTÉ Sport, while many supporters were faced with long queues both online and in the shops in the scramble for tickets.

Elsewhere, tickets are still available for the other Super 8s clashes this weekend as Kerry welcome Kildare to Fitzgerald Stadium while Monaghan travel to face Galway in Salthill on Saturday.

There is also a double-header in Croke Park on Sunday with Mayo and Kildare contesting the EirGrid All-Ireland U20 final before Dublin and Roscommon meet for their Super 8s clash in the second game at GAA headquarters.

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