NIALL Carew and the Carlow footballers know their pathway in the Tailteann Cup after the draw was made today in Croke Park.
Limerick are the first seeds in Carlow’s group, Wicklow are the second seeds and Longford the third seeds.
That means that Carlow will start with a repeat of last month’s Leinster Championship game away to Wicklow on the weekend of 13/14 May. They will then host Limerick on the weekend of 20/21 May before the final round against Longford at a neutral venue on 3/4 June.
The top team each of the four groups will go into the quarter-finals while the second placed teams and three of the third placed teams, along with New York, will contest a preliminary quarter-final.
Dates and times for the first round of games will be confirmed on Friday 5 May.
Full Tailteann Cup draw:
Group 1 – Cavan, Offaly, Laois, London.
Group 2 – Meath, Down, Tipperary, Waterford.
Group 3 – Limerick, Wicklow, Longford, Carlow.
Group 4 – Fermanagh, Antrim, Wexford, Leitrim.