GAA announce venues for league run-in

Croke Park to host three double headers over coming weeks

Croke Park will host three double headers to decide the football leagues.

Croke Park will host three double headers to decide the football leagues.

Mon, Apr 8, 2013, 16:26

The GAA has announced the dates and venues for the final stages of both the football and hurling leagues, including three double headers at Croke Park and one at Semple Stadium in Thurles.

The football semi-finals take place at Croke Park next Sunday, with Tyrone taking on Kildare at 2.0pm before Dublin face Mayo at 4pm.

The two Division 1 hurling relegation play-offs are also scheduled for next Sunday, with Clare taking on Cork at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick in the Division 1A game and Antrim facing Carlow in the Division 1B at Páirc Tailteann in Navan. Both games will have a 3.0pm throw in.

The NHL semi-finals are down for decision on Sunday April 21st, with Tipperary taking on Dublin at 2.0pm, followed by the meeting of Kilkenny and Galway at 4.0pm. The final is scheduled for May 5th.

Croke Park will host all four football finals, starting with the Division 4 meeting of Offaly and Limerick at 5.0pm on Saturday April 27th. Monaghan take on and Meath in the Division 3 decider at 7.0pm on the same night.

The Division 2 final between Derry and Westmeath throws in at 2.0pm the following day, with the Division 1 decider scheduled for 4.0pm.

SATURDAY APRIL 13TH

NHL Division 3A (Breffni Park): Relegation play-off: Tyrone v Monaghan. Final: Fingal v Donegal, 3.45.

SUNDAY APRIL 14TH

NFL Division 1 semi-finals (at Croke Park): Tyrone v Kildare, 2.0; Dublin v Mayo, 3.45.

NHL relegation play-offs – Division 1A: Clare v Cork, Gaelic Grounds, 3.0; Division 1B: Antrim v Carlow, Páirc Tailteann, 3.0.

NHL Division 2A (O’Connor Park, Tullamore) - Relegation play-off: Wicklow v Kildare, 2.0. Final: Laois v Westmeath, 3.45.

NHL Division 2B Final: Meath v London, Newbridge, 1.0.

NHL Division 3B Final: Longford v Sligo, Carrick-on-Shannon, 3.0.

SATURDAY APRIL 20TH

All-Ireland Under-21 Football Championship semi-finals (O’Connor Park, Tullamore): Galway v Kildare, 2.0; Cavan/Donegal v Cork v Tipperary, 3.45.

SUNDAY APRIL 21ST

NHL Division 1 semi-finals (Semple Stadium, Thurles): Tipperary v Dublin, 2.0; Kilkenny v Galway, 3.45.

SATURDAY APRIL 27TH

NFL Division 3 Final: Monaghan v Meath, Croke Park, 7.0.

NFL Division 4 Final: Offaly v Limerick, Croke Park, 5.0.

SUNDAY APRIL 28TH

NFL Division 2 Final: Derry v Westmeath, Croke Park, 2.0

NFL Division 1 Final: Dublin/Mayo v Tyrone/Kildare, Croke Park, 4.0