The action continues in the Tailteann Cup this Saturday with four preliminary quarterfinals to decide who joins group winners Cavan, Meath, Limerick and Antrim in the last eight.
- Offaly v Wexford, Glenisk O’Connor Park, 4.00pm
- Carlow v New York, Netwatch Cullen Park, 5.00pm
- Fermanagh v Laois, Brewster Park, 6.00pm
- Down v Longford, Newry, 7.00pm
DOWN V LONGFORD
Down came second in Group 2 with two wins; Longford were third in Group 3 with one win and two defeats.
Down beat Longford by five points in Division 3 earlier this year.
OFFALY v WEXFORD
Offaly won one, drew one and lost one to finish second behind Cavan in Group 1.
Wexford also won one, drew one and lost one to finish third behind Antrim and Fermanagh in Group 4.
Offaly beat Wexford by a point in the preliminary round of last year’s Tailteann Cup.
FERMANAGH V LAOIS
Fermanagh won one, drew one and lost one of their three Group 4 games.
Laois drew two and lost one of their three games in Group 1.
The last competitive clash between the counties was in the 2022 Allianz League when Fermanagh won a Division 3 game by six points.
CARLOW v NEW YORK
New York are having their first outing in this year’s Tailteann Cup.
Carlow won two and lost one of their three games in Group 3.
New York lost to Offaly in last year’s Tailteann Cup; Carlow lost to Westmeath.
Round 1: May 13/14
Group 1: Cavan 2-20 Laois 1-14; Offaly 2-14 London 0-11; Cavan 0-18 London 2-6.
June 3: Cavan 2-23 Offaly 2-9; Laois 1-17 London 2-14
Group 2: Meath 1-19 Tipperary 0-11; Down 2-14 Waterford 1-6; Down 2-18 Tipperary 0-6; Meath 3-17 Waterford 1-14.
June 3: Meath 1-11 Down 1-9; Tipperary 0-17 Waterford 1-13.
Group 3: Limerick 2-16 Longford 1-16; Carlow 0-17 Wicklow 1-13; Longford 3-17 Wicklow 2-9; Limerick 1-19 Carlow 0-14.
June 3: Wicklow 2-14 Limerick 1-10; Carlow 2-13 Longford 1-14.
Group 4: Fermanagh 1-13 Wexford 1-13; Antrim 3-18 Leitrim 2-12; Fermanagh 1-19 Leitrim 2-7; Antrim 2-15 Wexford 0-14.
June 3: Antrim 3-13 Fermanagh 1-12; Wexford 1-16Leitrim 1-12.
June 10/11: Preliminary quarter-finals
June 17/18: Quarter-finals
June 24/25: Semi-finals
July 15: Final