Derry footballers to face Dublin or Meath in All-Ireland qualifier

Mark Lynch captained Derry in Saturday's Round 1A 1-18 to 2-10 qualifier win over Louth at Owenbeg
Mark Lynch captained Derry in Saturday's Round 1A 1-18 to 2-10 qualifier win over Louth at Owenbeg

Derry will face the losers of the Leinster SFC semi-final between Dublin and Meath at home in the second round of All-Ireland football qualifiers.

Damian Barton's side beat Louth on Saturday in Owenbeg and have again drawn Leinster opposition in Round 2A.

The losers of the Ulster semi-final replay between Cavan and Tyrone will be at home to Carlow in the qualifiers.

The Ulster rivals drew at Clones on Sunday and face a replay on 3 July - causing a possible fixture backlog.

The Round 2A qualifiers were scheduled for Saturday 2 July but the Cavan/Tyrone v Carlow game cannot now take place until 9 July, meaning the Ulster semi-final provincial loser will enter the qualifiers on the back of a six-day turnaround.

Times and venues for all the back-door games have yet to be confirmed by the Central Competitions Control Committee, but Armagh will replay against Laois on 2 July, with Derry's fixture taking place the following weekend.

Saturday 2 July

Round 1A All-Ireland SFC qualifier refixture

Laois v Armagh, 15:00 BST, O'Moore Park, Portlaoise

Round 2A

Sligo v Leitrim, 18:00 BST, Markievicz Park, Sligo

Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July

Round 2A

Clare v Laois/Armagh, Cusack Park, Ennis, Time tbc.

Derry v Dublin/Meath, Details tbc.

Cavan or Tyrone v Carlow, Details tbc.

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