Limerick paired with Cork in All-Ireland Football Qualifier

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Ruairi Deane of Cork in action against Iain Corbett of Limerick in the Munster semi-final.

MUNSTER rivals Limerick and Cork will meet in the second round of the All-Ireland Football qualifiers this weekend after the draw between the 12 teams still left in the hunt for the Sam Maguire Cup took place this morning. 

The other pairings see Roscommon take on Clare, Mayo and Kildare do battle while Armagh face Ulster rivals Donegal.

The fixture details for the games will be confirmed later today by the CCCC.

Kerry, Dublin, Galway and Derry await in the All-Ireland quarter-finals.

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Limerick are just one win away from their first All-Ireland quarter final since 2011, which was their maiden last eight tie.

On that day they were defeated by Kerry, who were convincing winners in this year’s Munster final.

That preceded wins over Clare and Tipperary, while Cork also lost to Kerry before defeating Louth 2012 to 2-8 over the weekend.

Limerick’s last clash with Cork came in the 2019 Munster semi-final when the Rebels had a comfortable 3-18 to 0-6 win in Pairc Ui Rinn.

Limerick’s previous win over Cork came all the way back in 2003.

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