Friday 6 December 2019

Dubs open league defence with trip to Cork

Dublin's Chris Sallier comes under a challenge from Danny Monagle of Donegal during the All-Ireland MFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE
Dublin's Chris Sallier comes under a challenge from Danny Monagle of Donegal during the All-Ireland MFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

Dublin are to open their defence of their Division 1 football league title with a trip to Cork on Sunday February 1st.

In the provisional fixture list released today, Kerry are also set to face Mayo in the opening weekend of the Division 1 football league.

The opening weekend of fixtures also sees All Ireland finalists Donegal play host to Derry, while Tyrone face Monaghan.

Dublin and Donegal will clash on the second weekend of fixtures.


Division 1

Saturday January 31st: Donegal v Derry; Tyrone v Monaghan.

Sunday February 1st: Cork v Dublin; Kerry v Mayo.

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Saturday February 7th: Dublin v Donegal.

Sunday February 8th: Derry v Kerry; Mayo v Tyrone; Monaghan v Cork

Saturday February 28th: Kerry v Dublin; Tyrone v Derry.

Sunday Match 1st: Donegal v Cork; Mayo v Monaghan.

Saturday March 7th: Donegal v Monaghan; Dublin v Tyrone.

Sunday March 8th: Cork v Kerry; Derry v Mayo.

Saturday March 14th: Mayo v Dublin.

Sunday March 15th: Kerry v Donegal; Monaghan v Derry; Tyrone v Cork.

Saturday March 28th: Donegal v Tyrone; Dublin v Derry.

Sunday March 29th: Cork v Mayo; Kerry v Monaghan.

Sunday April 5th: Derry v Cork; Mayo v Donegal; Monaghan v Dublin; Tyrone v Kerry.


Division 2 provisional fixtures

Sunday February 1st: Galway v Meath; Kildare v Down; Roscommon v Cavan; Westmeath v Laois.

Saturday February 7th: Down v Roscommon; Laois v Cavan; Meath v Kildare.

Sunday February 8th: Westmeath v Galway.

Saturday February 28th: Cavan v Down.

Sunday March 1st: Galway v Laois; Kildare v Westmeath; Roscommon v Meath.

Saturday March 7th: Cavan v Kildare; Meath v Westmeath.

Sunday March 8th: Down v Galway; Laois v Roscommon.

Saturday March 14th: Meath v Laois.

Sunday March 15th:  Galway v Cavan; Kildare v Roscommon; Westmeath v Down.

Saturday March 28th: Cavan v Westmeath; Down v Meath; Laois v Kildare.

Sunday March 29th: Roscommon v Galway.

Sunday April 5th: Down v Laois; Galway v Kildare; Meath v Cavan; Westmeath v Roscommon.


Division 3 provisional fixtures

Saturday January 31st: Armagh v Tipperary; Fermanagh v Louth.

Sunday February 1st: Clare v Wexford; Limerick v Sligo.

Saturday February 7th: Tipperary v Limerick

Sunday February 8th: Louth v Clare; Sligo v Fermanagh; Wexford v Armagh.

Sunday March 1st: Clare v Sligo; Fermanagh v Tipperary; Limerick v Armagh; Louth v Wexford.

Saturday March 7th: Armagh v Fermanagh; Tipperary v Clare.

Sunday March 8th: Sligo v Louth; Wexford v Limerick.

Sunday March 15th: Clare v Armagh; Fermanagh v Limerick; Louth v Tipperary; Sligo v Wexford.

Saturday March 28th: Armagh v Louth; Limerick v Clare.

Sunday March 29th: Tipperary v Sligo; Wexford v Fermanagh.

Sunday April 5th: Clare v Fermanagh; Louth v Limerick; Sligo v Armagh; Tipperary v Wexford.


Division 4 provisional fixtures

Saturday January 31st: Waterford v Wicklow.

Sunday February 1st: London v Offaly; Leitrim v Longford; Antrim v Carlow.

Sunday February 8th: Longford v Antrim; Offaly v Waterford; Carlow v London; Wicklow v Leitrim.

Saturday February 28th: Waterford v Carlow

Sunday March 1st: London v Longford; Wicklow v Offaly; Leitrim v Antrim.

Sunday March 8th: Longford v Waterford; Carlow v Wicklow; Offaly v Leitrim; Antrim v London.

Sunday March 15th: Offaly v Carlow; Leitrim v London; Waterford v Antrim; Wicklow v Longford.

Sunday March 29th: London v Waterford; Carlow v Leitrim; Antrim v Wicklow; Longford v Offaly.

Sunday April 5th: Leitrim v Waterford; Offaly v Antrim; Wicklow v London; Carlow v Longford.

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