Galway GAA has announced the preliminary games for returning to Inter County Football this year. Galway will have its first U20 and U17 games in early April.

Galway’s first game in the U20 football championship in 2021 will be a Connacht semi-final against Mayo on Saturday 10 April.

The other semi-finals that day will be between Sligo and whoever won the Roscommon quarter-finals against Leitrim the week before.

The Connacht U20 Football Final will take place on the weekend of 16./17. April

According to the results of the province, the All-Ireland semi-finals for the U20 championship will be on 24/25. April take place.

The All Ireland Finals will take place on 1/2 May at the beginning of the following month.

U17 championship

Galway will face Mayo or Roscommon for the first time in the provincial semi-finals on Friday 9 April.

The other semifinal that day will be a match between Sligo and Leitrim. The Connacht Finals will take place on Friday April 30th.

The All-Ireland semi-finals are scheduled for the weekend of May 16-17. The finals will take place on May 22nd and 23rd.

All of these dates are preliminary with devices subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

All games in question are completed on the day, with additional time as needed.

The senior football championship will be announced on February 8th.