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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 17 October, 2019

10 pictures that sum up the GAA weekend

There was plenty of pre-season action around the country today.

1. Kevin Walsh inspects the pitch before Galway’s game against Mayo was postponed

Kevin Walsh inspects the pitch Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

2. A spectator returns his programme for his euro back in Castlebar

A spectator returns his programme for his euro back Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

3. Spectators leave MacHale Park after the game was called off

Spectators leave MacHale Park after the game was called off Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

4. Supporters struggle to see the game in low lying sun in Enniscorthy

Supporters struggle to see the game in low lying sun Source: Bryan Keane/INPHO

5. Dublin supporter Marley arrives for the Dublin-Wexford game

Dublin supporter Marley Source: Bryan Keane/INPHO

6. Paddy Small and Brian Malone contest possession in Enniscorthy

Paddy Small and Brian Malone Source: Bryan Keane/INPHO

7. John Meyler watches on during Cork’s game against Clare

John Meyler Source: James Crombie/INPHO

8. David Griffin goes flying as he challenges Conor McGrath for possession

David Griffin with Conor McGrath Source: James Crombie/INPHO

9. Tyrone’s Ben McDonnell challenges for a high ball with Jarlath Og Burns of St Mary’s

Jarlath Og Burns and Ben McDonnell Source: Lorcan Doherty/INPHO

10. Gerard Walsh studies the ball before he hits a free against Dublin

Gerard Walsh Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

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