Sligo gaelic footballers will face a trip to Tullamore to take on John Maughan’s Offaly in round two of the All-Ireland football qualifiers.
The draw, which was made on Monday morning,
The sides met in Division 3 of the Allianz Football League earlier this year in Collooney, a game that Offaly won by a point.
The date and time for the game will be confirmed by the GAA on Tuesday. Sligo have requested that the match be played on Sunday, June 23rd, as two of the county’s dual players, Gerard O’Kelly-Lynch and Mikey Gordon, are scheduled to be involved with Sligo hurlers in the Nicky Rackard Cup final at Croke Park the day before.
Sligo manager Paul Taylor gave his reaction to Monday’s qualifier draw:
Leitrim’s prize for their two-point win over Wicklow at the weekend, will be a round two game against Clare at Avantcard Páirc Seán MacDiarmada.
Listen to Terry Hyland’s thoughts on facing Clare here:
The round two draw in full is:
Offaly v Sligo
Leitrim v Clare
Westmeath v Limerick
Longford v Tyrone
Antrim v Kildare
Down v Mayo
Derry v Laois
Monaghan v Armagh.
The games are scheduled to played on the weekend of June 22nd & 23rd. The confirmed times and dates will be announced by the GAA on Tuesday.