UCC Collingwood Cup Squad 2019
Cathal O’Hanlon: One of our two goalkeepers from Cobh. Began with Springfield Ramblers before signing for Charlton Athletic in 2012. Spent two years there before returning home for a spell at Cork City U19s. Joined us in 2016 and is now in final year Arts.
David Coffey: Formerly of Springfield Ramblers. Joined us from Cork City where he played in the UEFA Youth League. Was also in their Europa League squads in 2017 and 2018. Second year accounting.
Rob Slevin: Captain. Received POTY at 2018 Interprovincial Tournament as part of the victorious Munster Senior League side. Played for Carrigaline United and Cobh Ramblers U17s. Second Year Commerce. Also helped Rochestown College win the All-Ireland U19 Schools title in 2017.
James Sheehan: Previously at Tramore and Avondale. Second Year BEES Student. Also on the All Ireland winning Rochestown College side.
Gordon Walker: Previously at Cork City, Carrigaline United and Cobh Ramblers. Started the 2018 EA Sports Cup Final against Derry City for Cobh. In his first season with the club. From Carrigaline.
Tom O’Donovan: Second Year Finance Student. Began with Rockmount and then came through Cork City’s underage setup, the youngest member of their UEFA Youth League Squad in 2016. His first season with UCC Soccer.
Dylan Scott: RB. His first season at the club. Came through U17 and U19 level at Cork City.
Ben McAuliffe: LB. His fourth season with the club. Joined us from Cork City’s U19s. A Collingwood winner in 2017. Came through the ranks at College Corinthians.
Ethan Hurley: In his first season with the club. Joined us from College Corinthians in 2018. Featured for Ireland U18s in 2017.
John Buttimer: Club stalwart. 3rd Year Arts Student. Previously at Glasheen and Wilton United. Collingwood and MSL winner in 2017.
Garan Manley: Joined us from Cork City U19s. Also spent time at Midleton and Springfield Ramblers. Collingwood and MSL winner in 2017. His third season with UCC. A Midleton native who also plays senior hurling with them.
Brian Mulcahy: Former Cork City U17 and U19 midfielder. Second Year Finance Student. Came through the ranks at Wilton United.
Patrick ‘Pop’ Crowley: First season with the club. Has played for Strand United, Blarney, Cork City and Cobh Ramblers. Went on a soccer scholarship to the US in 2017 but returned to Cork in 2018. Was a member of Cork City’s UEFA Youth League side.
Ify Nzewi: First season with the club. Joined us from Monaghan United/ Cavan Football Partnership where he had played at U17 and U19 League of Ireland level.
Ronan Hennessy: Second Year Medicine Student in his second season at the club. Joined us in 2017 from Wilton United. Previously spent time with Cork City’s U17 setup.
Bryan Cotter: Second Year Commerce Student. In his second season at the club. Joined us from his schoolboy club College Corinthians in 2017. Was on the Cork Youths All-Ireland winning side in 2016.
Owen Collins: In his second season at the club. Joined us from St Mary’s in 2017. A Skibereen native, Owen spent time on scholarship to the US. Suspended for the final.
Simon Falvey: Joined us in 2018 from Avondale where he had come through the ranks and shone at senior level. His first season with us. A regular in the FAI Amateur squad and MSL Representative team.
Matt McKevitt: Joined us from Waterford FC’s underage setup. In his second season at the club having joined in 2017.
Liam Cronin: A Kinsale native, Liam came through Cork City’s underage setup and featured in the UEFA Youth League. Joined us in 2017 but spent 2018 at Cobh Ramblers’ Senior side. Rejoined us following the end of the League of Ireland campaign.
Daniel Pender: A former Waterford United striker and the squad’s oldest member. Picked up Collingwood Cup medals already in 2015 and 2017. A biochemistry graduate now undertaking a Masters.
Conor Fitzgerald: Midleton native Conor only rejoined us in January from MSL side Midleton. Spent time with Cobh Ramblers at underage level and also featured for our J1 and Freshers sides in 2017 before going back to his local side ‘The Magpies’.