HOLDERS Crescent College Comprehensive will begin the defence of their SEAT Munster Schools Senior Cup title with a first round tie against CBC, of Cork, at the end of January 2015.
The draw for both the SEAT Schools Senior and Junior Cups as well as the Barry and Kidney Cups were made in SEAT Blackwater Motors in Fermoy this Monday.
Crescent College Comprehensive retained their SEAT Munster Schools Senior Cup title for the first time in 24 years with an impressive 21-7 victory over local rivals Ardscoil Ris at Thomond Park on St Patrick’s Day.
Crescent laid the foundation for their 11th Senior Cup success in the opening half after which the Dooradoyle side led 14-0 before an estimated attendance of 6,000.
2014 beaten finalists Ardscoil Ris will face city rivals St Munchin’s College in a mouth-watering Limerick derby in the first round of the 2014-2015 renewal of the Cup. Elsewhere, the winners of this week’s play-off game between St Clement’s College and Bandon Grammar School will face Glenstal Abbey in a qualifier tie with the winners of that game taking on Castletroy College in the first round proper.
The remaining first round tie will see PBC, of Cork, facing Rockwell College, of Tipperary. Under a new ‘second chance’ system introduced in recent years, the losers of January’s opening round ties will get another opportunity to progress to the quarter-finals of the Cup.
In the opening round SEAT Munster Schools Junior Cup ties. 2014 beaten finalists Crescent College will face another Limerick side, Glenstal Abbey.
SEAT Munster Schools Senior Cup 2014-15 First Round Ties (to take place on January 27-29 at venues tbc)
St Munchins College V Ardscoil Ris; PBC V Rockwell College; Crescent College Comprehensive V CBC; Winners of the Qualifier(St Clements College V Bandon Grammar/ v Glenstal Abbey) V Castletroy College
SEAT Munster Schools Junior Cup 2014-15 First Round Ties (to take place February 3-5, 2015 at venues tbc
Crescent College Comprehensive V Glenstal Abbey; CBC V Winners of Qualifier (St Clement’s College V Bandon Grammar/v Rockwell College)
St Munchins College V Ardscoil Ris; PBC V Castletroy College
Barry Cup 2014-15
A St Munchins College V CBC (10/12/14), Winner A V P.B.C.
Kidney Cup 2014-15
A Castletroy College V Ard Scoil Ris (10/12/14)
Semi-Final PBC V CBC, Winners A V Crescent CC.