NUIG and IT Carlow qualify as group winners into Fitzgibbon quarters

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Four colleges have booked their places in the Fitzgibbon Cup quarter finals so far after the final games in Groups A and B last night.

In Group A, NUI Galway secured top spot with a 0-23 to 0-14 win over UCC, but the Cork college also qualify.

In Group B, IT Carlow and DCU played out a draw with the Carlow college qualifying in top spot.

Waterford IT join them after a comprehensive 5-17 to 0-20 win against Maynooth University.

Tipp forward Jake Morris limped off for Maynooth in the second half with a hamstring injury.

There were also two games in the Sigerson Cup football quarter-finals last night, with UL beating Queen’s Belfast 2-12 to 0-13 and DCU edging out UUJ by 2-12 to 2-11.