Countdown on for Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup competitions

Third Level Colleges are preparing for the start of the Sigerson senior football and Fitzgibbon senior hurling and other inter-varsity football and hurling competitions which will commence later in January.

Third Level Colleges are preparing for the start of the Sigerson senior football and Fitzgibbon senior hurling and other inter-varsity football and hurling competitions which will commence later in January.

The finals of the competitions will be hosted by Queens University in Belfast this year.

The Sigerson and other inter-varsity football finals will take place on February 21 and 22 and the Fitzgibbon and other hurling finals on February 28 and March 1. The Sigerson and Fitzgibbon semi-finals and finals will be used to trial the proposed clock / hooter time-keeping system.

We wish all Tipperary players participating in the competitions the best of luck.

Tipperary All Ireland medal winner and All Star, Eddie Enright of Thurles Sarsfields manages the UCC Fitzgibbon team and will be attempting to guide them to three in a row.

The groups for the Fitzgibbon Cup are as follows: A - UCC, Waterford IT, IT Carlow, St. Pat’s Dublin; B - UL, UCD, Mary Immaculate Limerick; C - Cork IT, Limerick IT, Galway Mayo IT; D - NUI Galway, DCU, DIT.