Ulster Colleges make cup draws for start of next year

MacLarnon Cup

Ulster Colleges GAA have made the draw for the Danske Bank O’Doherty Cup, MacLarnon Cup and MacRory Cup.

The draw which was made on Monday at Malone Houe in Belfast has lined up a St. Eunan's College, Letterkenny and St. Louis, Ballymena quarter final tie in the MacLarnon Cup. In the same competition St. Columb's, Derry will play St. Ciaran's Ballgawley. Those games will be played on or before 8th February 2016.

In the O'Doherty Cup preliminary round, Holy Cross, Strabane will face Our Lady's & St. Patrick's Belfast and Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon have Derry opposition in St. Pius X, Magherafelt.

The four preliminary games in the Mac Rory Cup sees St Patrick's Maghera play Abbey CBS, St Macartan's Monaghan meet St Ronan's Lurgan, St Patrick's Armagh take on St Paul's Bessbrook and
St Mary's Magherafelt meet St Patrick's Cavan. Those games will be played on the last week in January with the winners moving into group B for the quarter final draw.

Group A contains Omagh CBS, St Patrick's Dungannon, St Michael's Enniskillen and St Colman's Newry.

Danske Bank O’Doherty Cup

8 Preliminary games:

(1) Rathmore, Belfast - v - Southern Area college, Newry

(2) St. Patrick’s, Downpatrick - v - St. Mark’s, Warrenpoint

(3) St. Louis, Kilkeel- v - Loreto, Coleraine

(4) Our Lady & St. Patrick’s, Belfast - v - Holy Cross, Strabane

(5) St. Patrick’s, Keady - v - Virginia College, Cavan

(6) St. Malachy’s, Castlewellan - v - St. Joseph’s, Crossmaglen

(7) St. Malachy’s, Belfast - v - St. Mary’s, Limavady

(8) St. Pius X, Magherafelt- v - Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon

Danske Bank O’Doherty Cup Quarter final draw:

St. Louis Kilkeel or Loreto Coleraine - v - Our Lady & St. Patrick’s, Belfast or Holy Cross, Strabane

St. Patrick’s Keady or Virginia College - v - Rathmore Belfast or Southern Area college Newry

St. Malachy’s, Castlewellan or St. Joseph’s, Crossmaglen - v- St. Malachy’s, Belfast or St. Mary’s, Limavady

St. Patrick’s, Downpatrick or St. Mark’s, Warrenpoint - v - St. Pius X, Magherafelt- v - Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon

Danske Bank MacLarnon Cup Draw Quarter final draw:

St Eunan’s, Letterkenny - v – St. Louis, Ballymena