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NCU AJG Challenge Cup Draw


The preliminary and first rounds of the NCU AJG Challenge Cup were drawn this evening (Tuesday 22nd November) at Malone Golf Club.

Photo right shows Civil Service North captain Andrew Cowden (second left) who led his side to the NCU Senior Challenge Cup last season  with Carrickfergus secretary Glen Graham after the clubs were drawn against each other in the first round of next season's competition.
(Photo courtesy Rowland White / PressEye)

Carrickfergus - runners-up in the Premier League this season - will have home advantage. 

The draw was made by Shane Matthews, regional managing director of sponsors Arthur J. Gallagher (left) and the president of the NCU, Peter McMorran.

The full draw is:

Preliminary Round
Holywood v Cliftonville
Lurgan v Academy

First Round
Bangor v North Down
Carrickfergus v CSNI
Donaghcloney Mill v CIYMS
Downpatrick v Lurgan/Academy
Holywood/Cliftonville v Woodvale
Instonians v Derriaghy
Lisburn v Armagh
Muckamore v Waringstown