Carlow has been given a boost with the news that there will be no draw for the All-Ireland Junior Ladies Football Championship.
It means that four from five of Carlow’s group go through to the All Ireland semi-finals.
Carlow’s group includes Antrim, Derry, Limerick, and Wicklow.
Senior and Intermediate
Draws will be conducted to determine the groupings for the senior and intermediate championships – with 13 counties in each competition
Both Championships will be made up of four groups, with three teams in three groups, and four in Group 1.
In the Senior and Intermediate Championships, the top two teams in each group will progress to the quarter-finals, which are returning this year.
There are four seeded teams in the Senior Championship draw, namely last year’s semi-finalists – Dublin, Cork, Armagh, and Galway.
In the Intermediate Championship, there are three seeded teams – 2020 Champions Meath will operate in the Senior grade for the 2021 campaign, which leaves last year’s runners-up Westmeath, and defeated semi-finalists Clare and Roscommon, as the seeded teams in the Intermediate competition.
Once the draws have been conducted, TG4 All-Ireland Championship fixtures will be agreed and circulated in due course, with the competitions set to commence on the weekend of July 10/11.
The draws for the 2021 TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Championships take place from 8.00 pm on Thursday evening, May 20th.
The teams competing in the 2020 TG4 All-Ireland Championships are as follows:
Junior: Antrim, Carlow, Derry, Limerick, Wicklow – 5 team group.
Intermediate: Clare, Down, Fermanagh, Kildare, Laois, Leitrim, Longford, Louth, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Westmeath, Wexford.
Seeded: Clare, Roscommon, Westmeath.
Senior: Armagh, Cavan, Cork, Donegal, Dublin, Galway, Kerry, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Tipperary, Tyrone, Waterford.
Seeded: Armagh, Cork, Dublin, Galway.