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Kildare to meet Fermanagh, Cork to face Tyrone - here's the latest GAA football qualifier draw

Laois will meet Monaghan and it’ll be Roscommon against Armagh.

AFTER BEATING THE All-Ireland finalists of the last two years, Kildare’s next qualifier task is a clash with Fermanagh next weekend after this morning’s draw.

pjimage Cork, Tyrone, Kildare and Fermanagh all in action next weekend. Source: INPHO

The Lilywhites saw off Mayo in a thrilling clash on Saturday and will now meet the Ulster finalists Fermanagh in Round 4 of the All-Ireland senior football championship next weekend. The counties previously clashed in 2008 in a Round 3 qualifier which saw Kildare triumph by 0-11 to 0-5.

Peter Sherry and John Doyle Johnny Doyle in action for Kildare against Fermanagh in 2008. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Tyrone, winners over Cavan on Saturday, will take on Cork in a repeat of the 2009 All-Ireland semi-final which saw the Rebels triumph.

Colm O'Neill and Pascal McConnell Colm O'Neill in action for Cork against Tyrone in 2009. Source: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO

Monaghan, victors over Leitrim at the weekend, will now meet Laois. When the counties met in the 2012 football championship, Laois emerged victorious 2-12 to 0-12 in Portlaoise.

Ross Munnelly with Owen Lennon Ross Munnelly featured in action for Laois against Monaghan six years ago. Source: Ken Sutton/INPHO

For Armagh, who defeated Clare at home on Saturday, it’s Roscommon who are next up. Their 2014 championship tie saw Armagh win out 1-17 to 1-12 in Dr Hyde Park.

Enda Smith with Mark Shields Roscommon's Enda Smith featured against Armagh in 2014. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

The fixture details will be confirmed this afternoon with the matches set to take place at neutral venues next weekend, 7-8 July. Croke Park will not be an option to stage games as Michael Buble is playing at the stadium next Saturday.

All Round 4 matches will be required to finish on the day under the new championship protocols.

All-Ireland Round 4 Qualifier Draw

Kildare v Fermanagh
Laois v Monaghan
Cork v Tyrone
Roscommon v Armagh

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