New Louth manager Pete McGrath

GAA | New Louth boss McGrath set to face his native county in first league game

Wee County have three home games and four away in 2018

Louth will begin their 2018 Allianz National Football League Division Two season when new manager Pete McGrath welcomes his native Down to the Gaelic Grounds in Drogheda on Sunday, January 28th.

The Wee County follow that up with two games on the road against Cavan (Saturday, February 3rd) and Cork (Sunday, February 11th) respectively before entertaining Roscommon (Sunday, February 25th) in round four.

A trip to Tip awaits on Sunday, March 4th when the Reds play Tipperary at Semple Stadium before they host Meath in a St Patrick’s weekend derby on Sunday, March 18th before rounding off their league campaign seven days later against Clare at Cusack Park.

Meanwhile, Louth’s Leinster Senior Championship opener against Carlow has been fixed for the weekend of May 12th/13th.

Louth’s 2018 Allianz NFL Division Two Fixtures

Sunday, January 28th 2018–2pm

Louth v Down
Gaelic Grounds, Drogheda

Saturday, February 3rd — 7pm

Cavan v Louth
Kingspan Breffni, Cavan

Sunday, February 11th — 2pm

Cork v Louth
Páirc Ui Rinn, Cork

Sunday, February 25th — 2pm

Louth v Roscommon
Gaelic Grounds, Drogheda

Sunday, March 4th — 12.30pm

Tipperary v Louth
Semple Stadium, Thurles

Sunday, March 18–2pm

Louth v Meath
Gaelic Grounds, Drogheda

Sunday March 25th — 3pm

Clare v Louth
Cusack Park, Ennis

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