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All Cork battle and DCU to face Jordanstown - the 2015 Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup draws

Reigning champions UCC take on Cork IT in their opening Sigerson Cup game.

Paul Geaney celebrates with the trophy UCC captain Paul Geaney with the Sigerson Cup earlier this year Source: Presseye/Russell Pritchard/INPHO

REIGNING CHAMPIONS UCC will take on Cork IT in the first round of the 2015 Sigerson Cup while this year’s beaten finalists Jordanstown will take on DCU in a first round glamour clash.

This year’s beaten semi-finalists NUI Maynooth will travel to take on UL while UCD will meet either Athlone IT or Trinity College.

In the Fitzgibbon Cup, reigning champions Waterford IT are in a group with recently crowned league champions IT Carlow, NUI Maynooth and 2013 finalists Mary Immaculate College.

Last year’s finalists Cork IT are in a group with UCD, DCU and St Pat’s.

Eoin Murphy celebrates with the trophy Waterford IT captain Eoin Murphy celebrates after their Fitzgibbon Cup win. Source: Presseye/Declan Roughan/INPHO

The full draw for next year’s premier third-level competitions is as follows:

Sigerson Cup 2015

Preliminary Round

  • NUI Galway v IT Blanchardstown
  • Athlone IT v Trinity College

First Round

  • UCC v Cork IT
  • IT Sligo v Queen’s University
  • UL v NUI Maynooth
  • IT Carlow v IT Tralee
  • UCD v Athlone IT/Trinity College
  • Dublin IT v GMIT
  • St Mary’s v NUI Galway/IT Blanchardstown
  • Jordanstown v DCU

2015 Fitzgibbon Cup

  • Group 1: DCU, Cork IT, UCD, St Pat’s
  • Group 2: UCC, GMIT, NUI Galway, UL
  • Group 3: IT Carlow, Waterford IT, NUI Maynooth, Mary Immaculate Limerick
  • Group 4: Limerick IT, Jordanstown, Dublin IT

- For information on the other competition draws, see @HigherEdGAA

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