Most of our energies are focused on 1stXV rugby here at the FRU, but, before the Cup & plate semifinals take place this week, we thought we should mention what the 2ndXV & Medallion squads were up to at the weekend, as the next generation of Cup contestants come through the ranks.
It was the semifinals of the Medallion Shield on Saturday 1st March with results panning out as follows:
So, the final will be between Ballymena Academy and RBAI, scheduled for KO at 2.30pm on Tuesday 11th March at Queens’ University arena.
In the Medallion Plate competition two identical results transpired in the semifinals:
The final between Banbridge Academy and Coleraine AI is still looking for a suitable date and venue before it is arranged.
The Medallion Bowl is also still looking to arrange its final as the Lurgan v Belfast HS goes to another replay:
In a correction from out previous post, the Medallion Trophy final is still to be played (sorry about passing on misinformation) and will take place between Rainey ES and Larne GS at the Antrim GS pitches on Friday 14th March at 2.30pm.
The 2ndXV competitions are progressing nicely with the quarterfinals of the 2ndXV Cup being drawn as follows:
Along with round 2 of the 2ndXV Plate competition:
All of these fixtures are to be played as soon as possible.