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Leitrim set to embrace the Tailteann cup

May 17, 2022 13:05 By Sean McCaffrey
Leitrim set to embrace the Tailteann cup Leitrim set to embrace the Tailteann cup
In attendance, from left; Mickey Quinn of Longford, Evan O’Carroll of Laois, Kevin Maguire of Westmeath, Declan McCusker of Fermanagh, Darragh Foley of Carlow, Martin O’Connor of Wexford, Conor Murray of Waterford, Killian Clarke of Cavan, Conor Stewart of Antrim, Teddy Doyle of Tipperary, Barry O’Hagan of Down, Mark Diffley of Leitrim, Dean Healy of Wicklow, Niall Murphy of Sligo and Johnny Moloney of Offaly during the Táilteann Cup launch at Croke Park in Dublin.
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The official launch of the new competition took place at Croke Park

Following on from the opening draw for the Tailteann Cup yesterday Longford and Leitrim will have home advantage on Saturday the 28th of May when they host Fermanagh and Antrim respectively. Throw in times for those fixtures is expected to be confirmed by the CCCC over the coming days. While the build up to the start of this competition has been divided in regards to it been a 2nd tier championship Leitrim's Mark Diffley noted they had been realistically looking at this championship from the start of the year.

The format of this years Tailteann cup is straight knock out with the winners from round 1 progressing to the quarter finals where they will remain in their Northern and Southern groups with it an open draw for the semi finals. GAA president Larry Mc Carthy remarked that both the competition and cup are worth winning

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