Belfast Telegraph

Quick on the draw

While Cork continue to sip the bubbly, the GAA are already gearing up for next season.

The draw for the 2011 Ulster Football Championship will be made on Thursday week — and managers will then learn precisely what challenges their sides must confront when they bid to separate Tyrone from their provincial title.

Indeed, hardly has the excitement of the All Ireland final abated than the spotlight switches already to next year’s campaign but the GAA hierarchy feel that this is what the fans want.

“There are a number of early preparations that must be made and it certainly helps when everyone knows who will be meeting who,” says a Croke Park spokesman.

For the full story, see this week's Sunday Life.

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