Connacht holders Mayo have been handed a difficult quarter-final tie as they were paired with old rivals Galway following Saturday's draws for the 2022 provincial championships.

Roscommon received a bye to the semi-finals where they will face the winners of Sligo and New York, who are returning to the provincial championship following a two-year absence.

London have also returned after Covid restrictions prevented their participation in the last two years and they will face Andy Moran’s Leitrim.

There is set to be another big tie in Munster as Kerry and Cork were drawn together in the semi-final.

The other last-four clash will feature the winners of Tipperary v Waterford and Clare v Limerick.

All-Ireland champions Tyrone attempts to retain their Ulster title will start in the preliminary round as they face a derby clash with Fermanagh with the winner facing Derry.

There is a big quarter-final tie as Declan Bonner’s Donegal will welcome Kieran McGeeney’s Armagh.

New Down manager James McCartan faces an away day against Monaghan in his first championship match back while the other tie will see Antrim facing Cavan with the Saffrons likely to give up home advantage due to issues with facilities.

Cork and Kerry will meet in the Munster semi-final

Dublin’s pursuit of a 13th straight Leinster title will begin with a quarter-final clash against either Offaly or Wexford, who will meet in round one.

The other round one ties will see Mickey Harte’s Louth meeting Carlow with the winner facing Kildare while the winners of Laois and Wicklow will come up against Meath. The other quarter-final will see Westmeath facing Longford, who are the only football side yet to appoint a manager for the 2022 season.

Connacht Senior Football Championship

Quarter-finals

New York v Sligo, London v Letrim, Mayo v Galway

Semi-finals

Roscommon v Sligo/New York, London/Leitrim v Mayo/Galway

Munster Senior Football Championship

Quarter-Finals

Tipperary v Waterford, Clare v Limerick

Semi-finals

Kerry v Cork, Tipperary/Waterford v Clare/Limerick

Ulster Senior Football Championship

Preliminary round

Fermanagh v Tyrone

Quarter-finals

Donegal v Armagh

Antrim v Cavan

Monaghan v Down

Derry v Fermanagh/Tyrone

Semi-finals

Donegal/Armagh v Antrim/Cavan

Monaghan/Down v Derry/Fermanagh/Tyrone

Leinster Senior Football Championship

First round

Louth v Carlow, Laois v Wicklow, Offaly v Wexford

Quarter-finals

Dublin v Offaly/Wexford, Meath v Laois/Wicklow, Kildare v Louth/Carlow, Westmeath v Longford