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Fermanagh secure home draw in third round of qualifiers

Fermanagh pictured ahead of yesterday's victory over Antrim.

Fermanagh pictured ahead of yesterday’s victory over Antrim.


Following Fermanagh’s victory over Antrim in the second round of the All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers they have learned their opponents in the third round.

Pete McGrath will be delighted to learn it’s a home draw. The opponents in Brewster this Saturday will be Roscommon, setting up a first meeting between the sides in championship football. Roscommon earned their place in the draw with an impressive 3-17 to 1-16 victory over Cavan in Breffni Park.

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Commenting on the draw Sunday Game analyst Kevin McStay said, “I’d like to wait until Wednesday to see what the injury reports are like, but it’s a home draw for Fermanagh which is always important, but Roscommon will make it fierce hard for them.”

The draw took place this morning on RTÉ Radio 1. The games are slated to take place on Saturday 11th July.

Full round 3A qualifier draw

Fermanagh v Roscommon

Longford v Kildare

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