Dr Maguire winners to face Cavan champs

The winners of the Dr Maguire Cup will face an away tie against the Cavan champions in the quarter-finals of the Ulster Club Championship on the weekend of November 11/12

While an away draw is far from ideal, Cavan clubs do not have a good record recently in Ulster.

The Breffni county have one of the most competitive club championships, with Crosserlough tipped to go all the way this year.


Naomh Conaill faced Cavan side Castlerahan in 2019 and won comfortably despite only having three days to prepare following the conclusion of their famous trilogy with Gaoth Dobhair.

If the Donegal champions come through, they will face the Derry or Antrim winners. That could potentially mean a tie against last year’s All-Ireland finalists, Watty Graham’s who are favourites to win Derry.

The Donegal Intermediate champions will also face an away tie against Cavan opposition in the quarter-finals on the weekend of November 11/12.

The Junior Champions will have a home fixture against the Fermanagh winners to prepare for. The game will take place on November 4/5

The draw for the provincial hurling championships took place on Wednesday.

County champions Setanta will play in the Ulster Intermediate Hurling Championship and they will be away to Derry opposition on November 4/5.

Beaten finalists St Eunan’s will play in the Ulster Junior Hurling Championship, and they will face a club from Tyrone.



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