MFC Round 1 draw

The draw for the opening round of the Kildare Minor Football Championship was made on Friday evening and resulted in the following, writes TOMMY CALLAGHAN.

The draw for the opening round of the Kildare Minor Football Championship was made on Friday evening and resulted in the following, writes TOMMY CALLAGHAN.

Minor A Round 1

Leixlip v Round Towers

Maynooth v Athy

Moorefield v Kilcock

Celbridge v Clane

Naas v Two Mile House

Sarsfields v Castledermot

Minor B Round 1

Suncroft v Sallins

Confey v Kilcullen

Robertstown v Monasterevin

Na Fianna v St Laurences

St Kevins v Kill

Balyna v Oliver Plunkettts

Raheeens BYE

Minor C Round 1

Ballykelly v Moorefield 2

Rathangan v Nurney

Ellistown v Grangenolvan

St Edwards v Caragh

Ardclough v Carbury

All Games to take place at neutral venues on Wednesday 1st August 2012.

Competition Format

MFC A & MFC C: AAll teams to play 3rounds

Round 1 Open Draw

Round 2- Open Draw. Exception- Teams who played each other in Round 1 cannot play each other in Round 2.

Round 3- Open Draw. Exception- Teams who played each other in Round 1 or 2 cannot play each other in Round 3.

After 3 rounds teams will be ranked with the top 8 qualifying for the Qtr Final

Qtr Final 1 v 8, 2 v 7, 3 v 6, 4 v 5

Semi final Open Draw

MFC B

2 groups of 4 & 1 group of 5

All teams in each Group to play each other

Top 2 teams in Group of 4 and top 3 teams in Group of 5 will qualify for Qtr final

3rd Place team in Group of 4 will play each other, winner will qualify for Qtr Final

Qtr Final will be an Open draw