eir Sport announce first fixture to be broadcast in 2018 Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Cup
January 4, 2018 12:39 pm Lisa Doyle
eir Sport have announced that the first fixture to be broadcast in the 2018 Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Schools Senior Cup will be on Thursday, 1st February.
eir Sport social media followers voted for their choice of fixture via an online Twitter poll over the last few weeks and the game chosen was the meeting of St Fintan’s High School and St Gerard’s School in Donnybrook at 3pm. The match will be broadcast on eir Sport 1.
Details of further fixtures to be broadcast will be announced in the coming weeks by eir Sport.
The senior competition culminates on St. Patrick’s weekend this year, Sunday 18th March 2018 when eir Sport will broadcast the Leinster decider from the RDS Arena.
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, last month.
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.
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