Tyrone's Lee Brennan top scored with 0-6 for UUJ
while Crossmaglen star Oisin O'Neill hit 1-4 to keep his side in the game.
We have a tough start with UUJ
and Rosario all coming early in the season so we're hoping to get off to a good start.
Down looked more potent going forward throughout the opening half, but two superb saves from UUJ
keeper Michael McAllister, who denied Kevin McKernan and John McAreavy, kept the students in touch.
On the Tuesday night before our Border Cup semi-final at UUJ
, we were 2-0 down after 70 minutes and 2-1 down in the 87th minute and we won 3-2," said Logan.
The loss surely brought the pain of last September's All-Ireland final flooding back to UUJ
boss Mickey Moran.
The league maybe the top priority, but Youle is loath to see the students take their foot off the pedal in the cups with UUJ
currently in the midsta four-game winning ahead of this weekend's round Steel Cup tie at home to Drumaness.
0): St Mary's v Queens, Belfast' Sligo IT v UUJ
, Sligo' Athlone IT v UCC, Athlone' Garda College v DCU, Templemore.
In an extremely congested division, any two of the bottom seven teams in 1B could possibly be sucked into a dogfight, with even eighth-placed Rathfern Rangers now nervously glancing over their shoulder with just six points separating them and UUJ
in the drop zone.
Normally, third level outfits get first pick on players in the competition but 22-year-old Bradley has worked it out with UUJ
to focus all his intentions on Derry this year.
BILLY YOULE says the challenge of reviving UUJ
was an opportunity he couldn't resist after he took charge of the relegationhaunted students just over a week ago.
McKENNA CUP SF - Section A: Derry v Tyrone, Omagh, Antrim v UUJ
Late goals by Derry forward Cailean O'Boyle and Mayo star Evan Regan clinched a 2-16 to 1-9 win for UUJ