Mayo will get the defence of their Connacht SFC title underway against Sligo on June 26. The dates, times and venues for this year's Connacht SFC were confirmed today. Photo: Sportsfile

Connacht championship dates, times and venues confirmed

The exact dates, times and venues for this year's Connacht senior football championship have been confirmed.

The competition will get underway on Saturday, June 26, with a quarterfinal between Sligo and defending champions Mayo at 4.30 p.m. at Markievicz Park in Sligo town.

The winners of that game will take on Leitrim in the semi-final on Sunday, July 11, at 2 p.m., in either Carrick-on-Shannon or Castlebar (the venue depends on who wins the quarterfinal).

Sunday, July 4, is the date for the first semi-final between Roscommon and last year's runners-up Galway at Dr. Hyde Park, Roscommon town, a game that also has a 2 p.m. throw-in time.

The final will be played on Sunday, July 25, at 1.15 p.m. There will be extra time and a finish on the day in all games.

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