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How To Watch The Tailteann Cup In Cup's First Weekend

How To Watch The Tailteann Cup In Cup's First Weekend
By Luke Delaney
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The first games of the new Tailteann Cup take place this weekend with the preliminary rounds of the new competition starting on Saturday. Here's all the information you need to know including how to watch the Tailteann Cup.

When is the Tailteann Cup? 

Wicklow face Waterford at Aughrim at 3pm on Saturday the 21st of May.

Wexford play Offaly at Wexford Park at 2pm on Sunday the 22nd of May.

How to watch the Tailteann Cup

Surprisingly, the very first game of the Tailteann Cup between Wicklow and Waterford isn't being televised and will not be available on GAA GO.

Wexford's clash with Offaly also won't be on TV but will be live streamed via GAA GO.

Form Guide: Wicklow v Waterford

Wicklow's Leinster Senior Football Championship campaign got off to a great start after a 5-15 to 4-12 win over Laois. Kevin Quinn was in fine form for The Garden County that day and after hitting a hat trick, he was nominated for GAA Player of the Week.


Wicklow's championship run did come to an end after losing by a 10 point margin to Meath in the quarterfinals at Pairc Tailteann.


Waterford were knocked out in the Munster Senior Football Championship quarterfinal after losing 2-13 to 1-8 against Tipperary. Ephie Fitzgerald's team are without a win all season after losing six and drawing one of their seven league games. Waterford finished rock bottom of Division 4.

Form Guide: Wexford v Offaly

The two sides met during round one of the Leinster Senior Football Championship with Wexford winning 1-15 to 1-12 in a thrilling clash. Ben Brosnan was the key man for Wexford that day scoring an impressive 1-9. His performance saw him rewarded with a place in the GAA Team of the Week.



Wexford's championship run came to an abrupt end after a heavy 1-24 to 0-4 defeat at the hands of Dublin.

Offaly were relegated to Division 3 after losing five of their seven league games. Their only win of the season so far came against Down in March.

Larry McCarthy optimistic about the Tailteann Cup

GAA President Larry McCarthy spoke on RTE's Morning Ireland during the draw for the Tailteann Cup and spoke about his excitement and advantages the new competition will bring.


"The sole motivation for the establishment of the Tailteann Cup is to provide counties with meaningful games against teams of a similar standard and I believe the benefits of this will become apparent in the weeks and years ahead and replicate the success of our tiers in senior hurling and in the club championships."

Larry McCarthy also revealed that the GAA will also be selecting an All-Star team from players across the representing counties at the end of the season

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