Friday 24th May 2019
The first-round qualifier draw of the 2019 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship will take place on Monday morning. It will be broadcast live on Morning Ireland on RTE Radio 1 just after 8.30am and also carried live on gaa.ie.
This first round draw which includes Down involves the 16 teams who have been beaten and failed to reach their Provincial semi-final. The fixture details (Dates/times/Venues) will be confirmed by the CCCC on Tuesday afternoon along with the fixtures scheduled for weekend of June 8th/9th. All matches in this round of the Football Championship will be “Winner on the Day”, if required.
The First team drawn in each tie will have home advantage* - exception: A Division 3 or 4 team from the current year's Allianz league drawn against a Division 1 or 2 team will have home advantage*.
*Home Venues shall be subject to approval by the Central Competitions Control Committee and shall meet the criteria set down by the National Facilities/Health and Safety Committee.
Remaining Championship Draw Dates
Round 2 Football | Monday, 10th June
Round 3 Football | Monday, 24th June
Round 4 Football | Monday, 1st July