2016 Longford GAA Championship Draws

2016 Longford GAA Championship Draws

The draw for the 2016 Longford Senior Football Championship was made at the monthly county board meeting in Aras Ui Bhriain, Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Tuesday night and neighbouring rivals are set to clash in the group stage.

Thirteen clubs are competing for the Connolly Cup with a new format introduced and there are some cracking games in prospect in group 2 (round-robin) with Abbeylara, Mullinalaghta St Columba’s, Dromard and Colmcille battling it out for three quarter-final places. So one of those teams will miss out on a place in the knock-out stages of the championship in what is already being labelled the ‘group of death’.

The draw was also made for the Mulleady Group 2016 Intermediate Football Championship with the eight teams divided into two groups and the eventual top two in each group will qualify for the semi-finals. There will be no Junior Championship this year.

 

Peter Hanley Motors 2016 Senior Football Championship

Group 1 (Round-Robin): Killoe Emmet Og, Clonguish, St Mary’s Granard and Longford Slashers

First Round: Killoe v Clonguish and Granard v Slashers

Three teams to qualify for quarter-finals

 

Group 2 (Round-Robin): Abbeylara, Mullinalaghta St Columba’s, Dromard and Colmcille

First Round: Abbeylara v Mullinalaghta and Dromard v Colmcille

Three teams to qualify for quarter-finals

 

Group 3 (Round-Robin): Mostrim, Ballymahon, Fr Manning Gaels, Carrickedmond and Rathcline

First Round: Ballymahon v Fr Manning Gaels and Carrickedmond v Rathcline; Mostrim a bye

Two teams to qualify for quarter-finals

The team that finishes bottom of Group 3 will be relegated to the 2017 Intermediate Championship.

 

Mulleady Group 2016 Intermediate Football Championship

Group 1 (Round-Robin): Kenagh, Ardagh St Patrick’s/Moydow Harpers, Cashel and

St Brigid’s Killashee

First Round: Kenagh v Ardagh/Moydow and Cashel v Killashee

Two teams to qualify for semi-finals

 

Group 2 (Round-Robin): Legan Sarsfields, Ballymore, Young Grattans and Sean Connolly’s

First Round: Legan v Ballymore and Grattans v Connolly’s

Two teams to qualify for semi-finals