19 November 2009
Results from the First Round of the UMBRO Colleges Cup
Division One side Castlebar GMIT caused the major upset of the First Round of the Umbro Cup by knocking out Premier Division side Galway GMIT 4-3. This result sees Castlebar secure local bragging rights in the West. In the East, DIT advance to the next round where they will face GMIT after an impressive 3-1 win against NCI in Grangegorman.
Last year's beaten finalists Letterkenny IT made a it a day to forget for Cavan Institute by demolishing them 15-0 in Letterkenny. Newcomers Belfast Metropolitan won 4-3 away against South West College Enniskillen.
Colaiste Stiofain Naofa cruised past Division One side Dublin Business School 7-1 at the AUL. It was a welcome result for Liam Murphy's side who have so far failed to pick up any points in Premier Division South. IT Tallaght are still in the running for Umbro Cup glory thanks to a 3-1 away win against Cork College of Commerce.
IT Tralee v DLIADT and Crumlin College of FE v IT Sligo (Cup Holders) were postponed due to the poor weather. Sallynoggin College of FE, Cork IT, Limerick IT, Waterford IT, Athlone IT and Dundalk IT are already through to the last 16 of the competition.
Full list of Results
Cork College of Commerce 1- 3 ITT Dublin
Dublin Business School 1 - 7 Colaiste Stiofain Naofa
IT Carlow 2 - 0 Bray Institute of FE
Letterkenny IT 15 - 0 Cavan Institute
South West College Enniskillen 3 - 4 Belfast Metropolitan
IT Blanchardstown 0 - 1 Colaiste IDE
GMIT Castlebar 4 - 3 GMIT Galway
Dublin IT 3 - 1 NCI
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