Thursday 29 June 2017

One-week curse

Dublin (2001) are the only beaten provincial finalists to have won a fourth-round qualifier tie on the following weekend since the back door was opened nine years ago. Nine others tried and failed.

2001 -- Dublin (beat Sligo 3-17 to 0-12)

Cork (lost to Galway 1-14 to 1-10)

2002 -- Tipperary (lost to Mayo 0-21 to 1-14)

2003 -- Down (lost to Donegal 3-15 to 2-10)

Limerick (lost to Armagh 4-10 to 0-11)

Kildare (lost to Roscommon 1-18 to 0-19; after extra-time)

2004 -- Limerick (lost to Derry 0-10 to 0-7)

Laois (lost to Tyrone 3-15 to 2-4)

2009 -- Galway (lost to Donegal 0-14 to 0-13)

Antrim (lost to Kerry 2-12 to 1-10)

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