Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Uladh

2009 Ulster SFC Venues Confirmed

April 7th, 2009

anglo-celt.jpgAt its CCC meeting tonight, Comhairle Uladh confirmed the venues for the Preliminary Round and Quarter Finals of the Ulster Senior Football Championship for 2009 which are as follows:

Preliminary Round:
Sun 17th May:  Fermanagh v Down at Brewster Park, Enniskillen

Quarter Finals:
Sun 24th May:  Derry v Monaghan at Celtic Park, Derry
Sun 31st May:  Tyrone v Armagh at St Tiernach’s Park, Clones
Sat 6th June:  Cavan v Fermanagh / Down
(If: Fermanagh v Cavan at Kingspan Breffni Park, Cavan)
(If: Down v Cavan at Pairc Esler, Newry)
Sun 14th June:  Donegal v Antrim at Mac Cumhaill Park, Ballybofey

With regard to the Tyrone v Armagh quarter final game, it was decided to fix the game in St Tiernach’s Park, Clones on the following grounds:

  • The anticipated attendance is significantly in excess of the 18,500 all ticket capacity of Healy Park, Omagh
  • St Tiernach’s Park, Clones provides an all ticket capacity of 33,000
  • There will be up to 10,000 seated family tickets available for this fixture at St Tiernach’s Park, Clones
  • Tyrone Co Board will be compensated for the loss of ground rent that would have been due to Healy Park, Omagh for hosting the game.

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