Tuesday 14th November 2017
Down have been drawn to play Armagh in the 2018 Ulster Minor Football Championship (U17), with the winners taking on Derry/Monaghan/Cavan in the last four.
The quarter-finals are fixed for Saturday 28 April.
Under the new fixture calander the championship gets undeway in April and is separate from the senior championship.
All games must be concluded on the day with no replays. If two periods of extra time can't separate teams on the day, a free taking competition will decide the winner.
Sat 21st April - Preliminary Round
Derry v Monaghan
Sat 28th April - Round 1
Antrim v Fermanagh
Donegal v Tyrone
Down v Armagh
Cavan v Derry/Monaghan