The 2016 Harding Cup Draw
Irish Universities Harding Cup holders UCC will renew rivalry with University of Limerick the side they defeated 1-0 in last years decider when the annual tournament confined to first year university students takes place in Galway from February 5-7 next year.While the hosts NUI Galway open their campaign with a quarter final tie against DCU.
The quality of players taking part this time around is expected to be of a high calibre with several university planning to include current SSE Airtricity National Under 19 League regulars from the top sides.
Irish Universities Harding Cup (at Galway February 5-7)
(A) Trinity College Dublin v Maynooth University
(B) NUI Galway v DCU;
(C) UCC v University of Limerick
(D) UCD v Team TBC
Winner Q/F (A) v Winner Q/F (B)
Winner Q/F (C) v Winner Q/F (D)