Decision deferred on venue for Offaly's potential Leinster Championship clash with Dublin

The Dubs await in the quarter-final

Justin Kelly


Justin Kelly


A decision on the venue of Dublin's Leinster quarter-final clash with Offaly or Wicklow has been deferred at a Leinster Council meeting.

The meeting took place on Tuesday night where the only quarter-final venue muted was Pearse Park for the clash of Longford and Meath, which is subject to the completion of works. 

Offaly face Wicklow in the preliminary round of the Leinster Championship on May 13/14 with the winners earning the right to play the current All-Ireland champions Dublin on the weekend of May 26/27. 

Wicklow GAA has already said that they want to bring the Dubs to Aughrim if they beat the Faithful, while new Offaly boss Stephen Wallace was more coy, suggesting that home advantage would be a positive but wouldn't make a difference to his gameplan when speaking with us recently. 

The decision on the venue will now be made after the conclusion of that Offaly/Wicklow clash in mid-May. 

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