GAA outline paths in Qualifiers

THE following is the schedule for the GAA Qualifier draws for the 2013 season:

THE following is the schedule for the GAA Qualifier draws for the 2013 season:

1 Monday, June 10 - RTE, draws preliminary hurling and Phase I hurling. Teams (7) Antrim, Westmeath, London, Carlow, Waterford, Kilkenny/Offaly, Dublin/Wexford; draw three preliminary ties with one team getting a bye to Phase 1.

Preliminary games (3) – June 22; Phase 1 Games (2) – June 29.

2 Monday, June 17 - RTE, draws first round football; games to be played on June 29. Teams involved are all those who do not make their respective provincial semi-finals; 16 teams, 8 ties.

3 Monday, June 24 - RTE, Phase II hurling games (beaten provincial semi-finalists); games to be played on

July 6; 2 games.

4 Monday, July 1 TV3, second round of football; games played July 6 and 13 (round 1 winners v beaten provincial semi-finalists); 8 games.

Games on July 13 (3) are those involving losers of second Ulster semi-final (Cavan/Fermanagh v Antrim/Monaghan) and losers of Leinster football semi-finals. The other 5 games are all on July 6.

5 Monday, July 8 TV3, Phase III hurling draw; games played July 13 (Phase 1/Phase 2 winners).

6 Monday, July 15 - RTE AIH QFs and rounds 3 and 4 football Qualifiers.

7 Monday, July 29 - RTE, football quarter-finals and hurling semi-finals.