The fixtures for the u-20B Hurling championship have been released. Donegal have been placed in the “west” section with Derry, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo.

 

Donegal have been drawn to play Derry, away, on Tuesday July 13th in the quarterfinal. Winners will play one of the three Connacht teams in the semi-final on July 20th. The dates and venues for the final have yet to be decided.

 

The GAA release outlining the format of the competition and all fixtures is below.

 

Counties

Format

2021 GAA Hurling All-Ireland U20B Championship

Connacht

Leinster

Ulster

Maigh Eo Sligeach Ros Comáin

Cill Mhantáin An Mhí

Aontroim/An Dún* Ard Mhacha Doire
Dún na nGall

  • The competition will be played in a knockout format.
  • Up to the final, teams will be divided into an East and West Section – the East section consisting of four teams and the West consisting of five.
  • Initially, Aontroim & An Dún will playoff with the winner entering the Leinster U20Hurling Championship and the loser entering the U20B Championship (East Section).
  • Preliminary Round & Quarter-Finals pairings will be based on location in their province to reduce the travel of teams with a draw for a home venue. Exception: if the distance is greater than 100miles, then the game will be played at a neutral venue.
  • Semi-Finals will involve the Quarter-Final winners from each section playing against each other, with a draw for a home venue. Exception: if the distance is greater than 100 miles, then the game will be played at a neutral venue.
  • The venue for the final will be determined by the CCCC.
  • The date for the final will be confirmed once the two teams are confirmed.

 

Fixtures

East Section

West Section

Aontroim/An Dún* An Mhí
Ard Mhacha Cill Mhantáin

Doire Dún na nGall Maigh Eo Ros Comáin Sligeach

13.07.2021 (Tues)
East Section Quarter-Finals
Ard Mhacha v Aontroim/An Dún

An Mhi v Cill Mhantáin

 

20.07.2021 (Tues)
East Section Semi-Final
An Mhi/Cill Mhantáin v Ard Mhacha/ Aontroim/An Dún

06.07.2021 (Tues)
West Section Preliminary-Round

Sligo v Maigh Eo

13.07.2021 (Tues)
West Section Quarter-Finals

Ros Comáin v Maigh Eo/Sligeach

Doire v Dun na nGall

20.07.2021 (Tues)
West Section Semi-Final
Ros Comáin/Maigh Eo/Sligeach v Doire/ Dun na nGall

The first team list above has a home venue.
Exception: if the distance is greater than 100miles, then the game will be played at a neutral venue.

TBC*
Final
Semi-Final Winner v Semi-Final Winner

*CCCC will confirm the date of the final once the teams are confirmed.