Qualifiers Draw: Meath to face Kildare

The draw for the football qualifiers has thrown up some fascinating clashes for the next fortnight.

Seamus McEneaney celebrates after Meath's win over Galway
Seamus McEneaney celebrates after Meath's win over Galway
Image: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

MEATH HAVE BEEN handed a tough assignment in the third round of All-Ireland Senior Football Championship qualifiers after being drawn against Leinster rivals Kildare on Sunday evening. Another eye catching tie will see Tyrone take on the winners of the Armagh v Wicklow replay.

There are also several interesting potential clashes in Round 4 of the qualifiers with a possible replay of last September’s All-Ireland final on the cards as should Down overcome Antrim in their third round fixture, they will face Cork at the next stage.

Defeated Leinster finalists Wexford will play either Limerick or Waterford, while the winners of the Meath v Kildare clash will line up against the losers of the Ulster Final – either Donegal or Derry. Round 3 ties are due to be played next weekend, with Round 4 matches down for decision the following weekend.

All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers – Round 3

Limerick v Waterford

Tyrone v Armagh/Wicklow

Antrim v Down

Meath v Kildare

All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers – Round 4

Limerick or Waterford v Wexford

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Tyrone or Armagh/Wicklow v Mayo or Roscommon (losers of)

Antrim or Down v Cork

Meath or Kildare v Donegal or Derry (losers of)

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