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There Will Be A Draw To Determine The Line-Up For Next Saturday’s All-Ireland Quarter-Finals

Following this evening’s doubleheader of qualifiers at Croke Park, there now must be a draw ahead of next Saturday’s All-Ireland quarter-finals.

This evening in Croker provided two entertaining games, as a strong Monaghan second half showing saw off Down, as Armagh edged Kildare in a nail-biter.

Leinster and Ulster champions Dublin and Tyrone lie in wait in the quarter-finals.

As there is no possibility of repeat pairings, there will be a draw for the next round. Dublin and Tyrone will be in one pot, while Armagh and Monaghan will feature in the other.

Teams in the draw:

Dublin

Tyrone

Monaghan

Armagh

Monaghan have successfully negotiated the qualifiers for the first time this decade, as they aim to score a major upset in the next round. After surviving a real fright away to Carlow in the last round, the Division 1 outfit had too much class for Down in the home straight this evening.

Meanwhile, Kieran McGeeney has overseen a remarkable turnaround, as the Orchard County looked vulnerable in the aftermath of their Ulster quarter-final defeat to Down. However, wins over Fermanagh, Westmeath, Tipperary and now Kildare mean that the 2002 All-Ireland champions are building momentum nicely.

The draw will take place at 3:40pm on Sunday afternoon.

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