11 Dec, 14:35
This week's club notes come from Carrick-on-Suir, Midleton and Shannon rugby clubs.
Waterpark who were relegated from the AIL last season will open their campaign with a home tie against newly promoted Ballincollig. The Tanner Park side will follow this fixture up with a home tie against the other promoted side St. Senan's and than face a trip to Crosshaven.
St. Senan's also promoted will begin their campaign with a home tie against Clonmel, while defending champions Cashel start with an away trip to Richmond followed by a home game against Skibbereen and an away trip to Ballinakill to face Waterpark.
The two newly promoted clubs to the Second Division begin with home ties against two of the relegated sides from the First Division. Galbally play hosts to Newport while Old Christians will travel to Corbally to face St. Mary's.
Bandon who were also relegated from the First Division begin with a trip to Kanturk and follow this up with home games against St. Mary's and Ennis.
There are two new clubs in the Third Division this season with Corca Dhuibhne and Shandon moving up from Junior Two rugby.
The Kerry Gaeltacht side begin with a home tie against Killarney while Shandon travel to Waterford City.
The Second and Third Divisions will commence on the 11th October and the First Division a week later on the 18th October.
The full fixture list can be seen on the fixtures and results section of the web site.