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Gerry Reilly U16 Football Tournament commences this weekend

Gerry Reilly U16 Football Tournament commences this weekend

Wed, 19th June 2019

The annual Gerry Reilly U16 Football Tournament sees Dublin In Group B with Wicklow, Down and Antrim this summer.

The competition starts this coming Saturday for two of the Groups but Dubs are not in action until the following Saturday when they face Antrim (Dublin venue/time tbc) in their opening game at home. They follow up that clash with away games on successive weekends against the other two counties.

Eighteen teams are participating this year with Kildare entering two sides (in Group A and D).

The top two teams in each Group advance to the Cup quarter-finals with the next two progressing to the last-eight of the Shield.


Group A: 1 Cavan, 2 Longford, 3 Fermanagh, 4 Leitrim, 5 Louth

Group B: 1 Wicklow, 2 Down, 3 DUBLIN, 4 Antrim

Group C: 1 Laois, 2 Meath, 3 Monaghan, 4 Westmeath, 5 Cill Dara

Group D: 1 Carlow, 2 Wexford, 3 Kildare, 4 Offaly

ROUND-ROBIN PHASE (First named county at home)

Groups A and C

Round 1 - Saturday, June 22: 1 v 2, 3 v 4

Round 2 - Saturday, June 29: 4 v 1, 5 v 3

Round 3 - Saturday, July 6: 1 v 5, 2 v 4

Round 4 - Saturday, July 13: 5 v 2, 3 v 1

Round 5 - Saturday, July 20: 4 v 5, 2 v 3

Groups B and D

Round 1 - Saturday, June 29: Down v Wicklow, DUBLIN v Antrim

Round 2 - Saturday, July 6: Antrim v Down, Wicklow v DUBLIN

Round 3 - Saturday, July 13: Antrim v Wicklow, Down v DUBLIN

Cup and Shield quarter-finals - Saturday, July 27 (Top two counties in each Group into Cup; Next two into Shield)

Venue: Oldcastle GAA, Meath

E: A1 v B2

F: B1 v A2

G: C1 v D2

H: D1 v C2

Cup and Shield semi-finals - Saturday, August 3

Venue: Oldcastle GAA, Meath

E v F; G v H

Finals - Sunday, August 18

Venue: Oldcastle GAA, Meath

Cup Final; Shield Final; Plate Final (Beaten Cup semi-finalists)

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