Club profiles: Soccer (Mens)

Soccer (Mens)

Welcome to the NUI, Galway Mens Soccer Club.

Please check our social media platforms for further updates in relation to trials and training for all of our teams. 
Due to the Covid19 situation sport at NUI Galway is currently suspended but we hope to be back on the pitch soon!



Collingwood Team
Manager: Stephen Lally (UEFA Professional Licence)

Harding (First Year) Team
Manager: Kevin Cassidy

Galway League: "Colts" Squad
Manager: Alan McCann 


The Men's Soccer Club is one of the oldest on campus having participated in the Collingwood Cup since 1914 and member of the Irish Universities Football Union (IUFU).  We partake in the Collingwood Cup (Seniors), Harding Cup (Freshers) and occasionally the Crowley Cup under the IUFU intervarsity competitions.

The club is also a proud member of the local Galway and District League ( since its formation. 
We have had a lot of success recently in Galway League winning a number of Divisional League and Cup titles. 

More recently we joined the Colleges and Universities Football League (CUFL) from its formation and have had considerable success also.  


Collingwood Cup Winners
1955, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1995, 1999

Colleges and Universities Football League (CUFL) 
Division One Winners 2016/17

IUFU Spillane Cup 2013, 2016

IUFU Duggan Cup 2007

IUFU Harding Cup 1970*, 1973*, 1975*, 1985*, 1988*, 1994*, 2004

IUFU Harding Plate 1977*, 1978*, 1982*, 1983*, 1988*, 1990*, 1992*, 1993*, 1997*, 1998, 2000, 2016

IUFU Crowley Cup 1980*, 1984*, 1990*, 1992*, 1995*

IUFU Crowley Plate 1986*, 1989*, 1993*, 1997*


Intervarsities 2020/21

Collingwood Cup (Seniors)

Harding Cup (Freshers)