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Formats For The 2020 TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Championships Revealed

Formats For The 2020 TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Championships Revealed

The LGFA has announced the format for the 2020 TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Championship, which will be played across a seven week window with the draw for the group stages set to take place on Tuesday, 30 June.

The senior championship will be contested by 12 counties split into four groups of three teams, with one team emerging from each group to go into the semi-finals. There will be a two week break between the end of the group stages and semi-final, followed by another two week break in the buildup to the final.

Dublin, Cork and Mayo will all be seeded and put in separate groups.

Meanwhile the intermediate championship will have 13 teams, with three groups of three and one group of four teams. The top team in each group will again qualify for the semi-finals, with Westmeath, Meath, Roscommon and Sligo set to be seeded in Tuesday's draw.

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There will be six counties contesting the junior championship. They will be split into two groups of three and the top two in each group will qualify for the semi-final.

There is no start date announced for the championships yet but it's heartening to see yet more sportspeople and fans Gaelic footballbe able to see the light at the end of tunnel.

Mark Farrelly
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Balls Media Audience Development Manager. Former Miss World 1997 contestant.

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