Donegal’s Bank of Ireland McKenna Cup Campaign Starts in Newry on Jan 8th

The fixtures for the Dr McKenna Cup were released today by the Ulster Council. Donegal are in a Section A with Down and Monaghan, who square up in Roinn 1 on Wednesday January 4th.

Paddy Carr’s competitive debut as manager starts in Páirc Esler on Sunday January 8th with a 1.30 pm throw-in against An Dun. Their second fixture is in Páirc Sheáin Mhic Cumhaill on Wednesday January 11th against Muineachán. Throw-in is at 7.30 pm. The full list of fixtures across the three sections is below.

Format 

  • All nine Ulster counties will participate in the 2023 Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup in 3 groups of 3 teams.
  • Each county will have one home game and one away game.
  • The counties who finish top of their section will progress to the semi finals, alongside the best placed runner up.
  • The venues for semi finals and final will be determined by Comhairle Uladh CCC.
2023 Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup 

Fixtures 

Roinn 1 

4ú Eanáir (Wed) @ 19:30 

Section A: 

Muineachán V An Dún at Venue TBC

 

Section B: 

Tír Eoghain V Fear Manach at O’Neills Healy Park

 

Section C:
Ard Mhacha V Aontroim at Athletic Grounds

 

Roinn 2 

8ú Eanáir (Sun) @13:30 

Section A: 

An Dún V Dún na nGall at Páirc Esler

 

Section B: 

Fear Manach V Doire at Brewster Park

 

Section C:
Aontroim V An Cabhán at Portglenone

 

Roinn 3 

11ú Eanáir (Wed) @ 19:30

Section A: 

Dún na nGall V Muineachán at Páirc MacCumhaill

 

Section B: 

Doire V Tír Eoghain at Owenbeg

 

Section C:
An Cabhán V Ard Mhacha at Kingspan Breffni

 

Semi Finals 

14ú / 15ú Eanáir  

 

*Draw by CCC on 11ú Eanáir

 

Final 

21ú Eanáir (Sat)

 

Tickets FAQs

  • No matchday sales will occur at any Ulster GAA games.
  • Refunds/exchanges are not permitted.
  • All tickets will be scanned on entry to the ground. No ticket, no entry.
  • Tickets must be purchased online or at selected stores in advance.
  • For a full list of stores please see here
  • Ulster GAA define juvenile tickets as those under the age of 16 and must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children aged 2 or under do not require a ticket.
  • A limited number of Wheelchair Passes are available and can be requested through your County Board. 
  • Any patrons who require additional assistance purchasing tickets, please contact your club, county board or Ulster GAA on tickets.ulster@gaa.ie or 028 (048) 3752 1900.

 

Get your 2023 BOI McKenna Cup Competition Ticket!

The Competition Ticket grants spectator access to all Round 1, 2 and 3 games, both Semi Finals and the Final of the 2023 BOI Dr McKenna Cup. Purchase online here: http://bit.ly/3FJmHnj