Holders UL Bohs have received a bye to the quarter finals following the draw for next season’s AIL Women’s Cup.
The competition kicks off on October 5th, one week before, the AIL Women’s League, and increases from 13 to 15 teams.
Suttonians and Malone are this year’s debutants. Seven of the 15 participants play their rugby outside of the AIL.
As in previous years, there will be Plate and Shield competitions for teams who fail to advance in the Cup.
UL Bohs beat Blackrock in last the 2018/19 decider and you can view highlights of that game here.
The draw in full is as follows:
UL Bohemian v BYE
Westport v Cooke
Shannon v Malone
Galwegians v Tullamore
Suttonians v Tralee
City Of Derry v Old Belvedere
Tullow v Railway Union
Ballynahinch v Blackrock