The draw was made this evening for the 2019 Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup.
Donegal, who are the Dr McKenna Cup holders, have been drawn in section A alongside Cavan, Down and Queen’s University.
Picture: Hugh McFadden in action against Tyrone’s Mattie Donnelly in the 2018 McKenna Cup final.
Donegal were the first team pulled from the Cup at the draw, conducted at the Europa Hotel in Belfast.
Donegal and Queen’s met in the 2018 version with Tir Chonaill winning 2-15 to 0-6 in Declan Bonner’s first game back as Donegal manager.
Donegal won the Dr McKenna Cup for the 11th time in February when they defeated Tyrone 1-16 to 1-12.
Martin McElhinney bagged the goal as Donegal ended a sequence that saw Tyrone win six-in-a-row (2012-2017).
Donegal’s Dr McKenna Cup bid is set to get underway on Sunday, December 30.
The semi-finals will see the winners from section A and B meet with the best runner-up facing the section C winners.
The Ulster CCC have yet to confirm the fixtures.
DR MCKENNA CUP DRAW
Section A: Donegal, Cavan, Down, Queens
Section B: Antrim, Monaghan, Armagh, St Mary’s
Section C: Derry, Fermanagh, Tyrone, Ulster UniversityTags: