The Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Cup draws take place this Monday 7th December at 6.30pm in the House of Lords, College Green.

Live streaming of the draw will take place on www.bankofireland.com/rugby at 6.30pm sharp.
 
Schools all across Leinster have been putting in the hard yards over recent months and the draw sees the top 16 schools looking to be the last one standing in March.
 
The draw takes the six ‘traditional’ schools along with eight league playoff schools and two qualifiers from both the Bank of Ireland Vinnie Murray & Fr. Godfrey Cups.
 
Belvedere College, Blackrock College , Terenure College, Clongowes Wood College, St Michael’s College and St Mary’s College have been preparing with a real intent for the cup campaign ahead. There have been a number of epic matches already played out and there is a real appetite for the battles ahead.
 
At Senior level, Newbridge College, Kilkenny College, St. Andrew’s College, CBC Monkstown, St Gerard’s School, Gonzaga College, The King’s Hospital School and 2015 Senior Cup champions,  Cistercian College Roscrea have emerged from the league campaign to earn a place in the draw.
 
In the Bank of Ireland Vinnie Murray Cup, the following teams will battle it out in round one; Wesley College, Presentation College Bray, Castleknock College, Catholic Unviersity School, Wilson’s Hospital School, Skerries Community College, De La Salle College Churchtown, St Fintans High School, The High School, Templeogue College, St Conleth’s College, Coláiste Bhride, St. Mary’s CBS Enniscorthy. Either Maynooth Post Primary School or Salesian College Celbridge will take up the last slot with that match taking place this week.

At Junior level, St. Gerard’s School, Kilkenny College, Castleknock College, CBC Monkstown, Presentation College Bray, Cistercian College Roscrea, Gonzaga College, Newbridge Collegehave all qualified for the league playoffs and thus are in the draw for the Junior Cup.

In the Bank of Ireland Father Godfrey Cup, the following teams will include; The King’s Hospital School, Wesley College, Catholic Unviersity School, The High School, St. Andrew’s College, Newpark Comprehensive School, Skerries Community College, De La Salle College Churchtown, St. Patrick’s Classical School, St Fintans High School, Templeogue College, Dundalk Grammar School and CBS Naas. The winner of Gorey Community School or St. Columba’s College will also make their way into the draw with that match taking place today.  Finally, Scoil Chonglais Baltinglass or St. Mary’s CBS Enniscorthy will take the remaining slot but that match will not be taking place until after the draw on Tuesday the 8th of December.

The final of the Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Senior Cup is down for Sunday March 13th in the RDS with the Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Junior Cup final to follow 3 days later on Wednesday March 16th in Donnybrook.
 
Dates for the diary:
 
Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Senior Cup
 

  • 1st Round- Sunday 24th January- Thursday 28th January
  • 2md Round- Sunday 7th February- Thursday 11th February
  • Semi-finals- Tuesday 1st March and Thursday 3rd March
  • Final- Sunday 13th March

 
Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Junior Cup
 

  • 1st Round- Sunday 31st  January- Thursday 4th  February
  • 2md Round-  Sunday 24th February- Thursday 28th February
  • Semi-finals- Sunday 6th  March and Monday 7th March
  • Final- Wednesday 16th March

Bank of Ireland Vinnie Murray Cup
 

  • 1st Round- Friday 8th January
  • 2nd Round- Thursday 14th January
  • Semi-finals- Monday 25th January
  • Final- TBD

Bank of Ireland Fr. Godfrey Cup
 

  • 1st Round- Wednesday 13th January
  • 2nd Round- Tuesday 19th January
  • Semi-finals- Monday 25th January
  • Final- TBD