Ardscoil Ris and Glenstal Abbey kick-off Munster Schools Cup campaigns

Colm Kinsella, Rugby Correspondent

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Ardscoil Ris and Glenstal Abbey kick-off Munster Schools Cup campaigns

Ardscoil Ris and Glenstal Abbey kick-off Munster Schools Cup campaigns this Wednesday

TWO more Limerick schools kick-off their Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Senior and Junior Cup campaigns this Wednesday.

Ardscoil Ris face a trip to Cork to take on CBC at Lansdowne. The Junior Cup first round game between the Limerick and Cork rivals kicks-off at 1pm, while the Senior Cup encounter gets underway at 2.30pm.

Meanwhile, Glenstal Abbey host Rockwell College in two more first round fixtures at UL 4G rugby pitch this Wednesday.

The Junior Cup fixture is due to get underway at 1pm, with the senior tie starting at 2.30pm.

The five winners of the first round ties will advance to the last-eight stage with four of those teams getting a home draw.

One of the five losing teams will be given a bye into the quarter-finals with the other four going into the play-offs to decide the remaining two quarter-finalists – the play-offs will be played on the week beginning next Monday, January 22.

Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Senior & Junior Cup First Round Double-Headers 

Wednesday, January 17: Glenstal Abbey School v Rockwell College, UL 4G rugby pitch, (Junior Cup game 1pm, Second Cup tie, 2.30pm) 

Wednesday, January 17: CBC v Ardscoil Ris, Lansdowne,  (Junior Cup game 1pm, Second Cup tie, 2.30pm) 

Thursday, January 18: Bandon Grammar School v St Munchin’s College, Bandon RFC (Junior Cup game 1pm, Second Cup tie, 2.30pm)