Following the weather-delayed completion of the Provincial Towns Cup 1st round the draw for the 1st round of the Provincial Towns Plate was held in the Leinster Branch offices and includes the 13 losing teams from the 1st round of the Provincial Towns Cup. There are five 1st round ties with three teams receiving byes into the 2nd round.

The draw for the 1st round Provincial Towns Plate is as follows:

Byes into the 2nd Round:
• Edenderry
• Roscrea
• Wexford Wanderers

1st Round
• North Kildare v Portarlington
• Mullingar v Longford
• Navan 2nd XV v Skerries 2nd XV
• Boyne 2nd XV v Athy
• Arklow v New Ross

Games to be played on Sunday 16th February at 3:00 pm

The eight losing teams from the Provincial Towns Cup 2nd round will join Edenderry, Roscrea, Wexford Wanderers and the five Towns Plate 1st round winners in the 2nd round of the Towns Plate.

Provincial Towns Cup 2nd Round

Following the completion of the 1st round last night (Thursday) when Cill Dara beat Roscrea 22-9 in a game eventually played at Cill Dara RFC’s grounds in Beechpark, the revised draw for the 2nd round of the Provincial Towns Cup which is sponsored by Cleaning Contractors is as follows:

• Co Carlow v Newbridge
• Rathdrum v Tullamore
• Wicklow v Tullow
• Portlaoise v Enniscorthy
• Midland Warriors v Cill Dara
• Dundalk v Naas
• Ashbourne v Gorey
• Kilkenny v Clondalkin

Ties to be played on Sunday 16th February at 3:00 pm.