Holders Tullow made it through to the quarter-finals of the 2018 Bank of Ireland Provincial Towns Cup today after defeating Wexford Wanderer at home. They will now face Gorey away in the next round on St Patrick’s Weekend, Sunday, 18th March.

Enniscorthy, Towns Cup champions in 2015, got past Longford. They go on to face Clondalkin who will travel to Enniscorthy who receive home advantage in the 3rd round fixture.

The 2016 Towns Cup champions, Wicklow, recorded a win over North Kildare, where the draw took place after the game. They will face Skerries RFC in the quarter-finals.

Ashbourne got past Kilkenny today and get another home tie against Cill Dara on 18th March.

See the full list of results from today’s game and the all-important quarter-final draw below.

Bank of Ireland Provincial Towns Cup – 2nd Round results

North Kildare RFC 12 Wicklow RFC 31
Ashbourne RFC 33 Kilkenny RFC 18
Portlaoise RFC 9 Skerries RFC 2nd XV 17
Cill Dara RFC 62 Portarlington RFC 5
Athy RFC 7 Gorey RFC 29
Enniscorthy RFC 34 Longford RFC 20
Clondalkin RFC 23 New Ross RC 5
Tullow RFC 46 Wexford Wanderers RFC 3

The 3rd Round Draw for the Bank of Ireland Provincial Towns Cup took place today in North Kildare RFC with the fixtures listed below. First named teams will receive home advantage with all games kicking off on Sunday, 18th March, at 3pm.

Bank of Ireland Provincial Towns Cup – Quarter-final draw

Enniscorthy RFC v Clondalkin RFC

Wicklow RFC v Skerries RFC 2nd XV

Ashbourne RFC v Cill Dara RFC

Gorey RFC v Tullow RFC