Limerick sides learn Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup fates

Limerick sides learn Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup fates

FITZGIBBON Cup holders Mary Immaculate College, Limerick now know who they will meet in next year’s competition after the draw was made today.

Mary I will face-off against IT Carlow, GMIT and DIT in Group A as they bid to retain the trophy that they won for the first time in 2016.

Last year’s beaten finalists, UL have been drawn in Group B alongside DCU St Patrick’s, NUIG and Cork IT while Davy Fitzgerald’s LIT take on DCU Dochas Eireann, Trinity and WIT in Group C. 

UCD, Maynooth, UCC and University Ulster make up the draw in Group D. The top two teams in each group will reach the quarter finals.

The draw for the Sigersen Cup was also made today and UL have been handed a home game with Maynooth in the first round. 

The full draws are as follows:

Fitzgibbon Cup

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

Group B: UL, NUIG, DCU St Patrick's, CIT

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

Group D: UCD, UCC, University Ulster, Maynooth

Sigerson Cup

Preliminary Round


Garda College vs CIT

GMIT vs IT Sligo

First round

Maynooth vs UL


Ulster University Jordanstown vs Garda/CIT

UCD vs GMIT/IT Sligo


St Mary's vs NUIG/TCD

IT Tralee vs IT Carlow

UCC vs DCU St Pat's