GAA: Arrangements for Qualifiers Draws

Updated: July 14, 2012

The draws for the quarter-finals of the GAA Hurling Championship and for rounds three and four of the football qualifiers will be made on RTE’s Morning Ireland on Monday morning next.


The hurling draw will be made at 7.30am and the football draws at 8.30am. Both will be available on RTÉ Radio 1 on all platforms and the draws will also be streamed live via

Hurling Quarter-final draw
This will see one of the beaten provincial finalists (Kilkenny and the loser of the Waterford/Tipperary Munster final) being drawn to play against a Phase III Winner (i.e. the winners of this weekend’s Limerick v Clare and Cork v Wexford games)

The draw is subject to the avoidance of Repeat Pairings, where feasible.

Potential pairings that have already happened and cannot happen again are:
Waterford v Clare; Tipperary v Cork; Tipperary v Limerick

Football Qualifier Draws
Round 3 and Round 4
The Round 3 draw will see the eight winners from this weekend’s Round 2 games drawn to play against each other in the four Round 3 ties, which are due to take place on Saturday, July 21st. The first team drawn in each tie are entitled to home advantage. The teams involved will be the winners of Wicklow/Leitrim, Galway/Antrim, Tyrone/Roscommon, Monaghan/Laois, Wexford/Tipperary
Kildare/Cavan, Longford/Limerick and Kerry/Westmeath.

The 4th round draw will pair the winners of each of the 3rd Round games (above) against one of the beaten Provincial Finalists (Clare, Sligo/Mayo, Down/Donegal, Dublin/Meath). The 4th Round games are scheduled to take place on the weekend of July 28.

Repeat pairings can happen in the football draw.

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