The official competition launch and draw for the 2018 Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup took place on Thursday last at the Balmoral Hotel, Belfast.
Players and management team members from each of the competing nine Counties and three College teams attended the draw along with a large media turn-out.
The entire event was streamed live on the Ulster GAA Facebook page via Linwoods Armagh TV.
The draw was conducted by Ulster GAA President Michael Hasson and Sean McGrattan on behalf of competition sponsors Bank of Ireland The draw was as follows:
Section A: St Marys, Tyrone, Cavan, Antrim
Section B: Ulster University, Derry, Down, Armagh
Section C: QUB, Donegal, Monaghan, Fermanagh
Section C Winner v Section A Winner
Section B Winner v Best Runner-Up
All Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup 2017 fixtures will be confirmed following a meeting of Comhairle Uladh CCC on Tuesday 5th December 2017
More photos from the launch can be viewed at goo.gl/bAmGBb