Ulster Bank has announced a two-year extension to its sponsorship of the Ulster Schools Cricket Cup at the draw for the opening rounds of next summer’s competition.
Eight schools have received a bye into the second round with holders Royal Belfast Academical Institution enjoying a home tie against either Bangor Grammar School or Lurgan College.
Mark McKelvey Belfast CEO of Ulster Bank announced a two-year extension of the Bank’s Schools’ Cricket Cup at yesterday’s Draw for the opening rounds. Also, present were Dr. Murray Power Chairman of the Schools’ Committee and Richard Johnson, Vice-President of the Northern Cricket Union.
The only second-round game will feature two seeded teams with last year’s runners up Wallace High School making the short journey to Friends School in a Lisburn derby.
The first round draw is:
A: RBAI Seconds v Limavady Grammar School
B: Sullivan Upper v Down High School
C: Bangor GS v Lurgan College
D: Antrim GS v Grosvenor GS
E: Carrickfergus GS v Belfast High School
F: Regent House v Campbell College
G: Royal School Armagh v Strabane Academy
A v Ballymena Academy
B v Belfast Royal Academy
RBAI v C
D v Methodist College Belfast
Coleraine GS v E
Ballyclare High School v G
Friends School v Wallace High School