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2014 Football Championship Draw: Dublin face either Laois or Wicklow in Leinster opener

Updated: Friday, 04 Oct 2013 10:40 | Comments

In 2014 Dublin will be attempting to repeat the feats of the 1976/77 side and win back to back All-Ireland titles
In 2014 Dublin will be attempting to repeat the feats of the 1976/77 side and win back to back All-Ireland titles

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Leinster and All-Ireland champions Dublin will begin their quest for more silverware in 2014 with a game against either Wicklow or Laois in the provincial quarter-final.

Beyond that, a possible date with with either Longford, Offaly or Wexford awaits in the last four.

Beaten All-Ireland finalists Mayo are eyeing up a fourth consecutive Connacht title and face a trip to New York at the start of May. If James Horan's side are succesfull on their travels Leitrim or Roscommon will provide the opposition in the semi-final.

The preliminary round in Ulster sees the intriguing clash of Tyrone v Down. The prize for the winner is a date with reigning champions Monaghan. Much focus will also be on the pairing of Derry v Donegal in the quarter-final.

Amid much debate, Cork and Kerry have both been given byes into the Munster semi-final. The Kingdom have been drawn to play either Clare or Waterford, while the winners of Tipperary v Limerick   will tackle Cork. 

2014 Leinster Championship

Round 1:
Wicklow v Laois 
Longford v Offaly
Westmeath v Louth

Quarter-Finals:
Wicklow/Laois v Dublin
Longford/Offaly v Wexford
Westmeath/Louth v Kildare
Carlow v Meath

Semi-Finals: 
Wicklow/Laois/Dublin v Longford/Offaly/Wexford
Westmeath/Louth/Kildare v Carlow/Meath 

2014 Connacht Championship

Preliminary Round:
New York v Mayo

Quarter-Finals:
London v Galway
Roscommon v Leitrim

Semi-Finals:
London/Galway v Sligo
New York/Mayo v Roscommon/Leitrim

2014 Ulster Championship

Preliminary Round:
Tyrone v Down

Quarter-Finals: 
Tyrone/Down v Monaghan
Armagh v Cavan
Derry v Donegal
Fermanagh v Antrim

Semi-Finals: 
Tyrone/Down/Monaghan v Armagh/Cavan
Derry/Donegal v Fermanagh/Antrim

2014 Munster Championship

Quarter-Finals:
Tipperary v Limerick
Clare v Waterford

Semi-Finals: 
Tipperary/Limerick v Cork
Clare/Waterford v Kerry


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