16 Dec 2015

Conor McGurk Cup

Ulster's hurlers will put their wheels in motion for the 2016 season with participation in the Conor McGurk Cup  In memory of former member of Queen's Hurling club, it is a fitting tribute and gives teams a perfect chance to get geared up for the league in the same way footballers can use the McKenna Cup.

Derry are in Group B with Down, Donegal and St Mary's. New Antrim boss PJ O'Mullan will take his Antrim team into the Group A campaign against Queen's, UUJ and Armagh.

The competition is run in conjunction with Queen's University and will commend on Saturday 2nd January.

Fixture schedule
Saturday 2nd January
12pm Queen’s Vs Antrim
1.30pm Donegal Vs Derry

Sunday 3rd January
12pm St Mary’s Vs Down
1.30pm Armagh Vs UUJ

Saturday 9th January
12pm Antrim Vs UUJ
1.30pm Derry Vs St Mary’s

Sunday 10th January
12pm Queen’s Vs Armagh
1.30pm Down Vs Donegal

Saturday 16th January
12pm Queen’s Vs UUJ
1.30pm St Mary’s Vs Donegal

Sunday 17th January
12pm Antrim Vs Armagh
1.30pm Derry Vs Down

Saturday 23rd January
7pm - Final

In the event of equal points, final standings will be decided on the head to head results in the group in the first instance and by scores accumulated overall in the three games should the first criteria not separate teams. 

The McGurk Family launch the Inaugural Hurling competition at Queen’s in memory of Conor with Conor Woods (Down), Fegus Donnelly (Queen’s), Liam og Hinphey (Derry) and Conor Clifford (Armagh). Foreground: Conor McGurk Junior and Henry Downey (Downey Group) - PIC FROM QUEENS GAA

Details from the launch - http://queens.gaa.ie/2014/12/22/conor-mcgurk-hurling-tournament-launches-at-queens/

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