Its the long road for Leitrim in 2008 in the National League as 3 of our 4 away games are long journeys except the relatively short trip up the N4 to Longford. The format of the New Division 3 consists of the following counties:
Limerick, Fermanagh, Louth, Down, Wexford, Sligo, Longford and Leitrim
We have 3 home games to Fermanagh, Sligo, Down while we are scheduled to play 4 away games to Louth, Longford, Wexford and Limerick.
The draw was made recently by the national CCC and the fixtures were approved by an Coiste Bainistí yeaterday (Saturday) at a meeting in Croke Park. This year a number of games in Divsions 1, 2 and 3 will be played on Saturdays evenings under lights however that wont be the case for Leitrim as all of our games are scheduled for Sunday afternoons starting on February 3rd. They games are scheduled on a fortnightly basis thereafter except for the last 2 rounds and the ordinary rounds conclude on April 13th. The main rules are as follows:
Each Team to play 7 Ordinary Rounds.
The top 2 Teams contest the Roinn III Final.
The top 2 Teams are promoted to Roinn II.
The bottom 2 Teams are relegated to Roinn IV.
Allianz National Football League 2008 – Division 3
Round 1 – Sunday, Feb 3rd at 2:30pm
Leitrim v Fermanagh
Round 2 – Sunday, Feb 17th at 2:30pm
Longford v Leitrim
Round 3 – Sunday, March 2nd at 2:30pm
Louth v Leitrim
Round 4 – Sunday, March 16th at 2:30pm
Leitrim v Sligo
Round 5 – Sunday, March 30th at 2:30pm
Wexford v Leitrim
Round 6 – Sunday, April 6th at 2:30pm
Leitrim v Down
Round 7 – Sunday, April 13th at 2:30pm
Limerick v Leitrim
28-Oct-07 by Brendan Doyle – PRO