Irish Universities Football Union

IUFU Collingwood Cup 2015 Draw

10 December 2014

Holders Maynooth University are set to face UCC in their opening defence of the Irish Universities Collingwood Cup after the draw for the 2015 tournamnent was held in Galway today.


The quarter final tie on day two of the competition is a repeat of last seasons' semi final game in the centenary tournament at Belfield which Maynooth won 2-0 on their way to capturing their first ever Collingwood Cup.
NUI Galway are the 2015 hosts and the four days of hectic action will begin on Monday February 23 and conclude with the final set for Eamon Deacy Park, Terryland on Thursday February 26.
The home side who lost out to Maynooth (2-1) in last seasons' decider and have been beaten finalists in four of the past six years kick off their bid to break that hoodoo and claim a first success since they last held the Collingwood in 1999 with a quarter final tie against DCU.
Ironically these two sides also fought out last seasons' semi final with victory going to the Galway boys on a 2-0 scoreline.

FULL DRAW
Irish Universities Collingwood Cup 2015 (Hosted by NUI Galway)
MONDAY FEBRUARY 23
First Round: University of Limerick v University of Ulster Coleraine; Royal College of Surgeons v Trinity College Dublin; University of Ulster Jordanstown v UCD; Mary Immaculate College Limerick v Queens University Belfast.
All games at NUI Galway Sports Grounds, Dangan
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 24
Quarter Finals: (A) : University of Limerick/University of Ulster Coleraine v Royal College of Surgeons v Trinity College Dublin; (B) University of Ulster Jordanstown/UCD v Mary Immaculate College Limerick/Queens University Belfast; (C) Maynooth University v UCC; (D) DCU v NUI Galway.
All games at NUI Galway Sports Grounds, Dangan
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 25
Semi Finals: Winner Q/F (A) v Winner Q/F (B); Winner Q/F (C) v Winner Q/F (D).
Both games at Salthill Devon FC, Drom
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 26
Collingwood Cup Final Eamon Deacy Park, Terryland.

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