Longford manager Padraic Davis speaking to his players last November following their 2020 Leinster SFC win against Louth in TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar Pic: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile
The draw for the 2021 Leinster Senior Football Championship was held this morning on RTÉ Radio 1 with Longford set to face Carlow in the opening round at the end of June.
The winners of that tie will take on Meath in the quarter-final.
Champions, Dublin, are looking to make it an incredible 11 wins on the trot and 17 wins since 2002 and will play the winners of Wicklow v Wexford in the quarter-final.
The full draw:
Round 1: Offaly v Louth; Wicklow v Wexford; Carlow v Longford
Quarter-finals: Kildare v Offaly/Louth; Dublin v Wicklow/Wexford; Laois v Westmeath; Meath v Carlow/Longford
Dates and Venues to be confirmed in due course.
Semi-finals: Open draw when the last four are known.