GAA | Allianz Football League semi-finals, play-offs draw confirmed

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We have reached the business end of the 2021 Allianz Football League.

Kerry will face Tyrone in Killarney in the Division 1 semi-final of the Allianz Football League.

However, the reigning Division 1 champions will not compete in the final regardless of the outcome, as they are set to host Clare in the quarter-final of the Munster Senior Football Championship in two weeks time.

All-Ireland champions Dublin will take on Donegal at Breffni Park in the top tier’s other semi-final.
Due to the aforementioned fixture congestion, there can only be a Division 1 final if both Dublin and Tyrone win their respective matches.

At the other end of the table, Armagh will host Roscommon at the Athletic Grounds and Monaghan will clash with Galway in Clones in Division 1’s two relegation play-offs.

The two losing counties will be relegated to Division 2.

There can be no Division 2 final this year, with Mayo and Clare drawn to face each other in the semi-finals. Neither county can contest a final due to their Championship commitments.

Meath will travel to Newbridge to challenge Kildare in the division’s other semi-final.

Cork will play Westmeath in one relegation play-off at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, with Down set to lock horns with Laois in Newry in the other play-off.

In Division 3, Derry will welcome Limerick to Avant Money Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada in one semi-final, while Offaly will have home advantage against Fermanagh at Bord na Mona O’Connor Park in the other.

If Offaly or Limerick win their respective semi-finals, there will be no Division 3 final.

Cavan will face Wicklow (Navan) and Longford will host Tipperary (Glennon Brothers Pearse Park) in Division 3’s relegation play-offs.

In Division 4, Carlow and Louth will meet at Netwatch Cullen Park in one semi-final, with the winners set to take on the winners of Waterford v Antrim (Dungarvin).

Wexford and Sligo will contest the Division 4 Shield final at MW Hire O’Moore Park.

Dates and venues for all fixtures can be found below.

Saturday 12 June

Allianz Football League Division 1 semi-finals
Kerry v Tyrone, Killarney, 5pm
Donegal v Dublin, Kingspan Breffni, 7.15pm

Allianz Football League Division 2 relegation play-offs
Cork v Westmeath, Páirc Uí Chaoimh, 2pm
Down v Laois, Newry, 6.15pm

Allianz Football League Division 3 semi-finals
Derry v Limerick, Avant Money Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, 4pm
Offaly v Fermanagh, Bord na Mona O’Connor Park, 6pm

Allianz Football League Division 3 relegation play-off
Cavan v Wicklow, Navan, 2pm

Allianz Football League Division 4 semi-final
Carlow v Louth, Netwatch Cullen Park, 4pm

Sunday 13 June

Allianz Football League Division 1 relegation play-off
Armagh v Roscommon, Athletic Grounds, 3pm
Monaghan v Galway, Clones, 3.45pm

Allianz Football League Division 2 semi-finals
Clare v Mayo, Ennis, 1.45pm
Kildare v Meath, Newbridge, 2pm

Allianz Football League Division 3 relegation play-off
Longford v Tipperary, Glennon Brothers Pearse Park, 3.45pm

Allianz Football League Division 4 semi-final
Waterford v Antrim, Dungarvin, 12:15pm

Allianz Football League Division 4 Shield final
Wexford v Sligo, MW Hire O’Moore Park, 3pm

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