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Belfast venue confirmed for Antrim-Cavan game as Ulster SFC fixtures released

Corrigan Park will host Antrim’s Ulster opener.

Corrigan Park in Belfast.
Corrigan Park in Belfast.
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CORRIGAN PARK IN Belfast will host Antrim’s Ulster senior football championship tie against Cavan in April.

There had been uncertainty over Antrim retaining home advantage after a motion from Cavan to move the game was passed last week. There was concerns due to the limited capacity of under 4,000 at the Belfast vene, which can accommodate 3,700 supporters and has been used as Antrim’s GAA home with Casement Park continuing to be unavailable for use.

But Ulster GAA chiefs released their 2022 senior football championship fixtures tonight and confirmed that Corrigan Park can host the game on Saturday 23 April at 2pm.

“Following a site visit this week by relevant stakeholders, including statutory authorities, a number of measures which will enhance the health and safety arrangements at Corrigan Park were agreed,” said the Ulster Council in a statement.

Here’s the full list of Ulster championship games.

2022 Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship

First Round

Saturday 16 April

  • Fermanagh v Tyrone, Brewster Park, Enniskillen, 6.30pm.

Quarter-finals

Saturday 23 April

  • Antrim v Cavan, Corrigan Park, Belfast, 2pm.

Sunday 24 April

  • Donegal v Armagh, Páirc MacCumhaill, 2pm.

Saturday 30 April

  • Monaghan v Down,  St Tiernach’s Park, Clones, 4.30pm.

Sunday 1 May

  • Derry v Fermanagh/Tyrone, Celtic Park/O’Neill’s Healy Park, 4pm.

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Semi-finals

Sunday 8 May

  • Antrim/Cavan v Donegal/Armagh, Venue TBC, 4pm.

Sunday 15 May

  • Monaghan/Down v Derry/Fermanagh/Tyrone, Venue TBC, 4pm.

Final

Sunday 29 May

  • Semi-final winner 1 v Semi-final winner 2, Venue TBC, 4pm.

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