nineteen feature in u19 cup finale

15 September 2017

There were nineteen players in Third Level education involved in last night's Enda McGuill Cup final between UCD and Dundalk


You should expect to see all nineteen feature in the RUSTLERS Colleges and Universities Football League when it kicks off on October 10th.

Two of the three goalscorers on the night, Neil Farrugia and Jack O'Keefe are entering their first year of study in Third Level.

Dundalk player and DKIT student Jack O'Keefe. Credit Matt Browne Sportsfile.

UCD goalkeeper Conor Kearns is entering his second year after being away with Team Ireland in Taipei at the World University Games in August featuring in the games against South Africa and Malaysia.

Ben Hanrahan, Dean Watters and Carlton Ubaezuonu also found themselves on the scoresheets in last years league campaign, with Hanrahan also scoring in the Harding and Collingwood Cup.

Both teams demonstrate the fantastic partnerships that exist between SSE Airtricity League clubs and Third Level Institutions with UCD and Dundalk IT.


Studying in UCD - Conor Kearns, Conor Crowley, Ben Hanrahan, Yoyo Mahdy, Neil Farrugia, Evan Farrell, Darragh Corcoran, Mark Dignam, Cian Ryan, Sean McDonald.

Studying in Dublin IT - Sean Quinn, Kevin Coffey

Studying in IT Tallaght - Luka Lovic


Studying in Dundalk IT - Jack O'Keefe, Gavin Smith, Emmet Hughes, Dean Watters, Carlton Ubaezuono,

Studying in Trinity College - James Woods

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