The 2012/13 Connacht Heineken Junior Cup Draw is to be held in Petie Joe’s Bar, Castlecourt Hotel, Westport on Monday 3rd December at 7.30pm.

HJC350The night of the draw continues to be a significant date in the Connacht Rugby social calendar and a great opportunity for club officials to rub shoulders with their rivals. This years draw is being hosted in Westport RFC’s favourite watering hole and every club is eagerly awaiting ‘the luck of the draw’, none more so that defending champions Galwegians.

The format for the draw, which has proved exceptionally popular in recent years, remains the same with Junior 1A teams recieving a bye into the second round of the competition.

The Connacht Junior Cup is one of the oldest rugby institutions in the province and the continued sponsorship of Heineken remains an integral part of the competition.

JohnCarr300John Carr, Chairman of the Competitions Committee, said: “We’re really looking forward to the draw, the Junior Cup has gone from strength to strength and in it’s current format it has become the premiere cup competition in the province. I’d like to sincerely thank Heineken and in particular Pat Maher (Sponsorship & Events Manager- Heineken Ireland) for their continued support. Their commitment to grass roots rugby in Connacht over the past two decades has been essential for this competition to reach the standard it has.”

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