U20 football grade important for development of players

With it been a break in the Allianz National football league this weekend bar for a number of re-fixed fixtures, including Cavan’s meeting with Laois on Sunday at 2pm, the focus will turn to the Ulster U20 championship with both Cavan and Monaghan in action.

In Kingspan Breffni on Saturday at 2pm Cavan will face Down.

Seen as a competition that may soon be dropped due to a congested fixtures calender, Breffni manager John Brady remarked it is important that this age group get football to prepare them for the step up to Senior

Throw in at 2pm in Kingspan Breffni.

At the same time Monaghan will face Donegal in Ballybofey.

Will have coverage of those games on Saturday sport.

Tyrone are the current champions and get their defence of the title underway with a trip to the Athletic grounds to face Armagh.

Last years beaten finalists Derry are away to Antrim.