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CUBS student success as 2019 Collingwood Cup Champions

Posted on: 18 Feb 2019

CUBS student success as 2019 Collingwood Cup Champions
Pictured L to R are; Prof. Mark Mulcahy, Department of Accounting and Finance with Accounting & Finance students from the winning team -Thomas O'Donovan, David Coffey & Brian Mulcahy with the Collingwood Cup

UCC were crowned the 2019 Collingwood Cup Champions following an extra time victory in Markets Field.

Led by captain and Player of the Tournament Robert Slevin, a 2nd year Commerce student, UCC claimed their 14th Collingwood Cup success following a 2-1 win over the University of Limerick.

The turning point in the match came for minutes from time, when Simon Falvey equalised following a cross from Commerce with Italian student, Patrick Crowley.

Two minutes into the ensuing extra time, the inspirational Slevin then headed home from a corner and put UCC on course to claim their third Collingwood Cup success in five years.

In all, Slevin and Crowley were among ten CUBS students who formed part of the UCC squad

Name

Programme

Ben McAuliffe

MSc Management and Marketing

Robert Slevin

2nd year Commerce

Brian Mulcahy

2nd year Finance

Darren Mannix

3rd year Commerce

Ethan Hurley

1st year Commerce with Hispanic Studies

David Coffey

3rd year Accounting

Patrick Crowley

1st year Commerce with Italian

Bryan Cotter

2nd year Commerce

Thomas O’Donovan

2nd Year Finance

Ify Nzewi

1st year Commerce

The Colllingwood Cup is an association football cup competition featuring university teams from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. It is organized by the Irish Universities Football Union. It is the oldest surviving all Ireland association football competition.