Connacht Rugby

Local sides kept apart in Connacht Rugby Junior Cup Draw

Connacht Rugby

The draw for the 2016/17 Connacht Rugby Junior Cup took place in the Sportsground last Friday evening and the Clubs in the greater Roscommon area managed to avoid each other.

Picture Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie
The draw itself threw up some mouthwatering ties with Connacht Rugby J1A rivals Buccaneers and NUIG drawing each other in the first round proper while Mayo rivals Ballinrobe and Westport will also do battle in the last 16. There was no doubt over the draw of the night however as the top 2 teams in J1A, Ballina and Connemara, drew each other in the last 16. The draw for the preliminary round and the last 16 are as follows:

Connacht Rugby Junior Cup Preliminary Round

Games Scheduled for 15/01/2017

Match A Corrib RFC v Corinthians RFC

Match B Castlebar RFC v Claremorris RFC

Match C Loughrea RFC v Tuam RFC

Match D Portumna RFC v Creggs RFC

Connacht Rugby Junior Cup Last 16

Games Scheduled for 22/01/2017

Galwegians RFC v Winner C

Ballinrobe RFC v Carrick on Shannon RFC

Winner D v Dunmore RFC

Buccaneers RFC v NUI Galway RFC

Monivea RFC v Winner B

Ballina RFC v Connemara RFC

Winner A v Sligo RFC

Ballinrobe RFC v Westport RFC