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Here's the draw for the first round of the 2014 All-Ireland senior football qualifiers

The games will take place on June 21st and June 28th.

Image: James Crombie/INPHO

THE DRAW TOOK place this morning for the first round of the All-Ireland senior football qualifiers.

There is a new qualifying system this year with the draw split into Round 1A and Round 1B. There will be four games in each round with Round 1A staged for June 21st and Round 1B staged for June 28th.

Round 1A sees Derry and Longford face off two years after Longford claimed a famous win in the qualifiers when the counties clash. Laois face Fermanagh and Limerick take on London in two novel pairings while there is an all-Leinster meeting between Wicklow and Offaly.

In Round 1B, the losers of next Sunday’s Ulster quarter-final between Monaghan and Tyrone will have to take on Louth. Cavan meet Westmeath and Down will battle against Leitrim.

The final game will see the losers of Carlow and Meath go up against Clare or Waterford.

The draw in full reads:

Round 1A

Derry v Longford
Laois v Fermanagh
Limerick v London
Wicklow v Offaly

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Round 1B

Louth v Monaghan/Tyrone
Cavan v Westmeath
Carlow/Meath v Clare/Waterford
Down v Leitrim

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