Saturday 22 July 2017

Revealed - All-Ireland Round 2B football qualifier draw produces some interesting encounters

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Seamus 'Banty' McEnaney will plot the downfall of his native Monaghan when Wexford host the Farney men in Round 2B of the All-Ireland football qualifiers.

Malachy O'Rourke's men were beaten by Longford in last year's qualifiers and will be keen to avoid a similar fate when the travel to Innovate Wexford Park.

Last year's All-Ireland semi-finalists Tipperary will be up against it at Kingspan Breffni Park when they tackle a Cavan team buoyed by an impressive win over Offaly.

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Westmeath will look to bounce back from their 31-point hammering at the hands of the Dubs when they host Kieran McGeeney's Armagh at Cusack Park in Mullingar.

Familiar foes Carlow and Leitrim will be hoping to extend their summer when they lock horns at Netwatch Dr Cullen Park.

Confirmation of venues, times and dates for all fixtures will be confirmed following a meeting of the CCCC this afternoon.

All-Ireland SFC Round 2B Qualifier Draw

Wexford v Monaghan

Westmeath v Armagh

Carlow v Leitrim

Cavan v Tipperary

Four games will take place on the weekend of 8/9 July

All-Ireland SHC Round 1 Qualifier Draw (First team have home advantage, all games are knockout)

Dublin v Laois

Kilkenny v Limerick

Offaly v Waterford

Tipperary v Westmeath

All four games will take place over the weekend of 1/2 July

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