Waterford footballers will face neighbours Wexford in the opening round of the All-Ireland Senior football Championship Qualifiers.
The South-East neighbours were drawn against each other in this morning’s draw with the game scheduled in for the weekend of June 10th, details will confirmed tomorrow by the GAA.
Déise manager Tom McGlinchey gave his reaction to WLR Sport on the draw.
Tom says there were a number of big teams in the hat.
Tom says Wexford will be stiff opposition especially in Wexford Park.
Elsewhere in the opening round, Mayo and Tyrone have avoided each other in the draw for the first round of the All Ireland qualifiers, but both sides will be away from home.
The beaten finalist of the past two years Mayo will resume their bid to finally lift the Sam Maguire with a trip to Limerick.
Tyrone will look to bounce back from their early Ulster exit against a Meath side who lost to Longford yesterday.
Wicklow have been drawn with Cavan, Westmeath will face Armagh.
Louth and London were paired together, while Derry will host Kildare.
The Lillywhite suffered their first championship defeat to Carlow in 65 years yesterday.