The launch of the Women’s Junior Cup and draw for the opening round of the competition took place at Kingspan Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.
The draw as conducted by Pamela Stevenson, Chair of the Ulster Women’s Committee and Philip Gregg, IRFU Ulster Branch Junior Vice-President, in the company of representatives from each of the 16 competing teams.
Last year the Women’s Junior Cup final became the first women’s club final to be played at Kingspan Stadium, and the showpiece decider will once again return to the home of Ulster Rugby this season.
A bit of fun today at the launch of the Women’s Junior Cup at Kingspan Stadium 😁🏉 pic.twitter.com/XqL8GhnLn1
— Ulster Rugby (@UlsterRugby) November 20, 2018
2018/19 WOMEN’S JUNIOR CUP
Round 1 – 9th December 2018
Dungannon v Lisburn
Belfast Harlequins v Randalstown
Queen’s University v Portadown
Cooke 2 v North Down
Malone 2 BYE
Losers from Round 1 will fall into Rejenerate Cup, with the losers of those games falling into Rejenerate Shield.
Round 2 – 6th January 2019
(Round 1 winners and Malone 2 will be joined by five Division 1 teams for Round 2 – Omagh, Carrick, City of Derry, Enniskillen & Cavan)
Quarter-Finals – 10th February 2019
(Round 2 winners will be joined by top two Division 1 teams – Malone & Ballynahinch)
Quarter-Final losers will fall into the Junior Shield.
Semi-Finals – 24th February 201
Final – 13th April 2019 at Kingspan Stadium