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Sigerson cup: champs dcu to face ait in first round

2015 Sigerson Cup champs DCU will defend their title against Athlone IT in their opening match. Ryan Cup winners UCD will start their campaign against the winners of the preliminary round between NUI Galway and Trinity College Dublin.
 
The Sigerson Cup begins in January and the finals will take place at University of Ulster, Jordanstown on the 19-20 February.
 
Meanwhile, Fitzgibbon Cup champs University of Limerick will play DIT, NUI Galway and Mary I in the opening group stage. The finals will take place at Cork IT on the 26-27 February.
 
Here is the draw:
 
Sigerson Cup
 
Preliminary Rounds
 
Trinity College Dublin vs NUIG
 
Cork IT vs Garda College
 
St Pats Drumcondra vs GMIT
 
First Round (Last 16 stage)
 
UCC vs Winner of St Pats Drumcondra vs GMIT
 
UCD vs Winner of NUIG vs Trinity College Dublin
 
UL vs IT Tralee
 
Jordanstown vs Garda College or Cork IT
 
NUI Maynooth vs Queens University, Belfast
 
St Mary’s vs DIT
 
DCU vs Athlone IT
 
IT Carlow vs IT Sligo
 
Fitzgibbon Cup
 
Group A –
 
UCC
UCD
Maynooth
LIT
 
Group B –
 
IT Carlow
DCU
St Pats
WIT
 
Group C –
 
DIT
UL
NUIG
Mary Immaculate
 
Group D –
 
Cork IT
GMIT
Jordanstown
 
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