Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup holders learn of opponents in opening rounds

The draws for the hurling and football third-level competitions took place at Croke Park today.
Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup holders learn of opponents in opening rounds

Fitzgibbon Cup holders Mary I have been drawn in a group with GMIT, DIT and IT Carlow.

In the Fitzgibbon Cup, there are four groups, with the top two in each qualifying for the quarter-finals.

In the Sigerson Cup, holders UCD will face either GMIT or IT Sligo in the first round.

Last year's runners-up DCU face a tricky first-round away trip to Queen's University.

Sigerson Cup

Preliminary Round: NUI Galway v Trinity; Garda College v Cork IT; GMIT v IT Sligo

First round: Maynooth v UL; Dublin IT v Athlone IT; UU Jordanstown v Garda or Cork IT; UCD vs GMIT or IT Sligo; DCU DE v Queens; St Mary's v NUIG or TCD; IT Tralee v IT Carlow; UCC vs DCU St Pat's

Fitzgibbon Cup

Group A: IT Carlow, Mary I, GMIT, DIT

Group B: UL, NUIG, DCU St Patrick's, Cork IT

Group C: DCU Dochas Eireann, LIT, Trinity, WIT

Group D: UCD, UCC, University Ulster

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