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:
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
Group A –
Group B –
Group C –
Group D –