The Round 1 draws for the Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Senior Cup, Vinnie Murray Cup, Junior Cup and Fr Godfrey Cup took place at Bank of Ireland, Grand Canal Square, on Monday evening.
The draw was broadcast live on the Bank of Ireland Facebook page, with Stuart Lancaster, Dan Leavy and Dave Kearney in attendance to assist with proceedings.
Bank of Ireland Senior Cup holders, Belvedere College, will begin their title defence against Gonzaga College in Round 1.
Last season’s Bank of Ireland Vinnie Murray Cup winners, CBC Monkstown, will face Wilson’s Hospital in their opening game, while Newpark Comprehensive received a bye to Round 2.
The 2017 Bank of Ireland Junior Cup Final went to a replay when the eventual winners, St Michael’s College, and Blackrock College couldn’t be separated at the first time of asking. They will face off in Round 1 of this season’s competition.
In the Bank of Ireland Fr Godfrey Cup Skerries Community College have been handed a bye into Round 2 after they were the first team drawn.
See the draws for all four competitions in full below.
Bank of Ireland Fr Godfrey Cup – Round 1
Bye: Skerries Community College
Gormanston College v Wilson’s Hospital School
Salesian College/Dundalk Grammar v Mount Temple School
St Andrew’s College v Kilkenny College
St Patrick’s Classical School, Navan v Gorey Community School
Wesley College v The High School
St Mary’s, Enniscorthy v The King’s Hospital
Presentation College, Bray v Scoil Chonglais
Bank of Ireland Junior Cup – Round 1
Cistercian College, Roscrea v Terenure College
Fr Godfrey Cup Qualifier 2 v St Gerard’s
Gonzaga College v Castleknock College
St Michael’s College v Blackrock College
Clongowes Wood College v Temple Carrig
CUS v Belvedere College
Newbridge College v St Mary’s College
CBC Monkstown v Fr Godfrey Qualifier 1
Bank of Ireland Vinnie Murray Cup – Round 1
Bye: Newpark Comprehensive
CUS v Dundalk Grammar/Ardee Community School
Gorey Community School v The King’s Hospital
The High School v Mount Temple
Salesian College v Skerries Community College
Wilson’s Hospital v CBC Monkstown
St Patrick’s Classical School, Navan v Wesley College
Coláiste Bhríde, Carnew/St Columba’s v Kilkenny College
Bank of Ireland Senior Cup – Round 1
Belvedere College v Gonzaga College
Terenure College v St Michael’s College
Vinnie Murray Cup Qualifier 2 v Cistercian College, Roscrea
St Fintan’s High School v St Gerard’s
Blackrock College v Castleknock College
Newbridge College v Presentation College, Bray
Clongowes v Vinnie Murray Cup Qualifier 1
St Mary’s College v St Andrew’s College