REPRO FREE***PRESS RELEASE NO REPRODUCTION FEE*** Connacht Junior Cup Rugby Draw, Sportsground, Galway 25/11/2016 A view of the draw Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

The draw for the Connacht Junior Cup 2016/17 took place in front of a fantastic crowd in the Sportsground on Friday 25/11/2016. Attendee’s from all 27 Connacht clubs were invited to the draw for the showpiece competition and turnout did not disappoint. The draw itself threw up some mouthwatering ties with 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 can be seen in full below.

Inpho photograher James Crombie was on hand at the event to capture some fantastic images. CLICK HERE to view all the pictures from the night.

Preliminary Round 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

Last 16 22/01/2017

Galwegians RFC v Winner C

Ballinrobe RFC v Carrick on Shannon RFC

Winner D v  Dunmore RFC

Buccaneers RFC v NUIG RFC

Monivea RFC v Winner B

Ballina RFC v Connemara RFC

Winner A v Sligo RFC

Ballinrobe RFC v Westport RFC

REPRO FREE***PRESS RELEASE NO REPRODUCTION FEE*** Connacht Junior Cup Rugby Draw, Sportsground, Galway 25/11/2016 The Launch of the Connacht Junior Cup Competition Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

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