The draw for the 2021 Connacht football championship takes place next Monday evening.

The GAA has confirmed that the All-Ireland senior football and hurling championships will be held early next week.

The Munster football and hurling championship draws will be held on RTÉ Radio 1’s Morning Ireland programme next Monday morning April 19 at 7.30am and 8.30am, and the Leinster draws on Tuesday morning.

The draws for the Connacht and Ulster football championships are set to take place on the Six One News next Monday and Tuesday evening.

This summer’s football championship will be a straight knock-out competition for the second year running, with a backdoor system to operate once again in the hurling championship.

The 2021 inter-county season begins with the Allianz Hurling League on 8th May, while the football league begins a week later, on the weekend of 15 / 16 May, and the provincial championships commencing at the end of June.