ULSTER GAA has revealed the full fixtures itinerary for the 2023 McKenna Cup, which is set to commence on Wednesday, January 4.
Defending champions Monaghan begin their campaign on that evening against Down, with both teams under new management for the coming season. Each county will pay two group stage games, with the semi finals to take place on the weekend of January 14/15 and the final to go ahead on the 21st of January.
The full schedule is as follows:
Round 1: Wednesday, January 4 at 7.30pm
Monaghan v Down, venue tbc
Tyrone v Fermanagh, O’Neill’s Healy Park
Armagh v Antrim, Athletic Grounds
Round 2: Sunday January 8, 1.30pm
Down v Donegal, Páirc Esler
Fermanagh v Derry, Brewster Park
Antrim v Cavan Portglenone
Round 3: Wednesday, January 11, 7.30pm
Donegal v Monaghan, Ballybofey
Derry v Tyrone, Owenbeg
Cavan v Armagh, Kingspan Breffni