The draws for the 2019 Connacht Gold Senior Football Championship and Smith Monumental Intermediate Football Championship take place later tonight at the Bush Hotel. The draws, which will be broadcast live on Shannonside Northernsound Radio, will air at around 8.15pm on Monday night’s Sportsbeat programme. club officials attending the draws are invited to be present at 8pm. the 2019 Championship draws are seeded as follows:

Connacht Gold Senior Football Championship

Seeded Draw for the 2019 Senior Football Championship (12 Teams)

Pot A   2018 Finalists (2 Teams)

Pot B   2018 Beaten Semi-Finalists (2 Teams)

Pot C   2018 Beaten Quarter Finalist (4 Teams)

Pot D   2018 Remaining 3 Teams plus Intermediate Championship Winners 2018 (4Teams)

Competitions to be run with two groups of 6 teams, top 4 teams in each group to contest quarterfinals etc as in 2018 (1 v 4, 2 v 3, 3 v 2, 4 v 1) and competitions to conclude with an open draw for semi-finals.

Teams in 5th and 6th places in each Group will play two relegation semifinals 5th v 6th across respective groups. Defeated semi-finalists relegated; semi-finalist winners play relegation final with the defeated team also relegated. Result: 3 teams will be relegated to IFC 2020.

Net Result: 10 Teams in SFC 2020 to be played in two groups of 5.

Smith Monumentals Intermediate Football Championship

Seeded Draw for the 2019 Intermediate Football Championship (12 Teams)

Pot A   2018 Beaten Finalist + Relegated 2018 SFC Team (2 Teams)

Pot B   2018 Beaten Semi-Finalists (2 Teams)

Pot C   2018 Beaten Quarter Finalist (4 Teams)

Pot D   2018 Remaining 3 Teams plus Junior A Championship Winners 2018 (4Teams)

Competitions to be run with two groups of 6 teams, top 4 teams in each group to contest quarterfinals etc as in 2018 (1 v 4, 2 v 3, 3 v 2, 4 v 1) and competitions to conclude with an open draw for semi-finals.

Teams in 5th and 6th places in each Group will be relegated to Junior A for the following year. Intermediate Championship Winners to be promoted to Senior and Junior A Football Championship Winners 2019 will not be promoted to Intermediate for 2020 only.

Fenagh Cup awarded to Leitrim SFC Winners