Champions St Vincent's must face St Olaf's
HOLDERS, St Vincent's, will face St Olaf's in the opening round of the 2015 Dublin Senior Football Championship.
The Marino men will be seeking the coveted three-in-a-row and their 27th title in all.
Vincent's beat St Oliver Plunkett's/ER in a thriling Dublin decider at a thronged Parnell Park last October. And the Navan Road men have been drawn against St Peregrine's.
Last year's semi-finalists, the two-time winners,Ballyboden St Enda's, have been paired with St Maur's.
St Jude's also reached the last four in 2014, and they have an appointment with St Mary's.
Meanwhile, hurling champs, Kilmacud Crokes, have been placed in Pool D, alongside Setanta, Parnell's and St Vincent's.
The Stillorgan side lifted their sixth Dublin title last season as they eventually edged past first-time finalists, St, Jude's after extra-time.
The Templeogue club are in Group C with Crumlin, Boden and St Patrick's of Palmerstown.
DUBLIN SFC 1st ROUND draw
Ballinteer St John's v Cuala, St Anne's v Round Towers (C), Na Fianna v Thomas Davis, Fingal Ravens v Clontarf, Raheny v Naomh Mearnog, St Brigid's v Erin's Isle, St Vincent's v St Olaf's, Lucan Sarsfields v Castleknock, Ballymun kickhams v Parnells, Skerries Harps v O'Toole's, Whitehall Colmcille v Kilmacud Crokes, Ballyboden St Enda's v St Maur's, Templeogue Synge Street v UCD, St Jude's v St Mary's, St Sylvester's v St Patrick's (P),
St Oliver Plunkett's/ER v St Peregrine's.
Group A: Craobh Chiarain, Na Fianna, O'Toole's, St Brigid's.
Group B: Faughs, Lucan Sarsfields, Cuala, Ballinteer St John's.
Group C: Crumlin, Ballyboden St Enda's, St Patrick's (P), St Jude's.
Group D: Setanta, Parnells, Kilmacud Crokes, St Vincent's.