Antrim start with trip to Clones

Antrim footballers begin their Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup campaign onSunday December 30th with a tough away trip to Clones where they take on Monaghan. The following week (Jan 6th) the Saffrons have a home game with Armagh at Corrigan Park while they conclude their round robin section the following Wednesday night (Jan 9th) against St Mary’s atWoodlands.

Antrim’s Roy McLarnon 

The draws for this year’scompetition were made at Wednesday night’s launch in the Europa Hotel, Belfast in an event which went out live on the Ulster GAA Facebook page. Representatives of nine county and three university teams were interviewed by Ulster GAA Public Relations Officer Michael Geoghegan

St. Comgall’s Anglea Callan of Bank of Ireland helps Ulster GAA vice-president Oliver Galligan make the draws. 

Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup

All Sunday games at 2:00pm unless stated; All midweek games at 8:00pm.

Section A:   Dún na nGall, An Cabhán, An Dún, QUB

Section B:   Aontroim, Muineachán, Ard Mhacha, Colaiste Naomh Mhuire

Section C:   Doire, Fear Manach, Tír Eoghain, UU  

15th Dec (Sat) – Round 1

Section C: Fear Manach V UU at Fermanagh Venue TBC (1.00pm)

16th Dec (Sun) – Round 1

Section B: Ard Mhacha V St Marys at Crossmaglen (1.00pm)

Section C: Doire V Tír Eoghain at Owenbeg (1.00pm)

30th Dec (Sun) – Round 1

Section A:

An Cabhán V An Dún at Cavan Venue TBC

Dún na nGall V QUB at Páirc Mac Cumhaill

Section B:

Muineachán V Aontroim at Clones

6th Jan (Sun) – Round 2

Section A:

An Dún V Dún na nGall at Páirc Esler

An Cabhán V QUB at Cavan Venue TBC

Section B:

Muineachán V St Mary’s at Clones

Aontroim V Ard Mhacha at Corrigan Park

Section C:

Fear Manach V Doire at Brewster Park

Tír Eoghain V UU at Healy Park 

9th Jan (Wed) – Round 3

Section A:

Dún na nGall V An Cabhán at Páirc MacCumhaill

An Dún V QUB at Páirc Esler

Section B:

Ard Mhacha V Muineachán at Athletic Grounds

Aontroim V St Marys at Woodlands

Section C:

Doire V UU at Owenbeg

Tír Eoghain V Fear Manach at Healy Park 

13th Jan (Sun) Semi Finals

Section A Winner V Section B Winner                  

Best Runner Up V Section C Winner      

19th (Sat) / 20th (Sun) Final 

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