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Bad news for Dublin-Mayo fans heading to Electric Picnic, good news for Kilkenny-Galway fans

A mixed bag on the broadcasting front.

Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

DUBLIN AND MAYO fans in possession of Electric Picnic tickets are left in a bit of a dilemma in the wake of last Sunday’s draw in Croke Park.

Next Saturday’s replay creates an unplanned clash with the festival at Stradbally Hall.

To go for Blur, Florence & The Machine and Sam Smith or Aidan O’Shea, Bernard Brogan and Cillian O’Connor?

If you do make the trek to Laois, festival organisers have announced that the game will not be broadcast at the festival.

But if that’s bad news for Dublin and Mayo fans, there’s good news for their Galway and Kilkenny counterparts.

The42 understands that Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling final will be shown live at Electric Picnic in ‘An Pubal Gaeilge’.

Fans at the game Galway and Kilkenny fans in Croke Park for the recent Leinster final

The other option on course on Saturday is a stroll down to Stradbally village to take in the replay at a local hostelry.

Or else rely on your favourite sports app – wink, nudge – for a liveblog of the action from Croke Park at 5pm.

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