The GAA Leinster Senior Football Championship (sponsored by Toyota, Ulster Bank, Vodafone) is the premier "knockout" competition in the game of football played in the province of Leinster in Ireland. The series of games are organised by the Leinster Council and are played during the summer months. The competition involves the counties of Leinster playing against each other. The Leinster football Final is played in July in Croke Park, Dublin. The winning county is presented with the Delaney Cup and advance to the quarter finals of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship. Dublin are the most successful county, having won the championship on 51 separate occasions, more than double their nearest rivals Meath.
The GAA Leinster Football Championship is run on a knock-out basis, whereby a team is eliminated from the competition once they lose. All of the counties of Leinster except Kilkenny participate in the championship. The draw is seeded, with the previous year's semi-finalists getting byes to the quarter-finals. Six of the remaining seven teams are drawn for three preliminary round matches, while the seventh team also gets a bye to the quarter-finals.
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