17 May, 13:32
A selection of players from the Daughters of Charity in Munster recently took part in a challenge match at Garryowen Rugby Club.
The sections are -
Section A: Abbeyfeale, Bruff, Castleisland, Garryowen, Newcastle West, Tralee, Young Munster.
Section B: Ennis, Kilrush, Nenagh Ormond, Scariff, St. Senan's, Thomond, U.L. Bohemian.
Section C: Bandon, Cobh Pirates, Cork Constitution, Dolphin, Douglas, Highfield B, Kanturk, Killarney, Midleton, Old Christians.
Section D: Crosshaven, Dunmanway, Fermoy, Highfield, Mallow, Muskerry, Sunday's Well, U.C.C.
Section E: Carrick-on-Suir, Cashel, Clanwilliam, Clonmel, Galbally, Kilfeacle, Thurles, Waterpark.
Some clubs have merged for this competition. Castleisland with Corca Dhuibhne, Killarney with Killorglin, Douglas with Carrigaline and Clonmel with Dungarvan.
Each club will play each other once in Phase One. The top three sides from Sections A, B, D and E and the top two from Section C will qualify for Phase Two.
The fourteen qualifiers in Phase two will be split into two sections with the top two qualifying in each of these sections qualifying for the semi finals.
The fixtures are –
Sunday 26 September: Abbeyfeale v Newcastle West, Garryowen v Bruff, Tralee v Castleisland.
Sunday 3 October: Bruff v Abbeyfeale, Newcastle West v Tralee, Young Munster v Garryowen.
Sunday 17 October: Abbeyfeale v Young Munster, Castleisland v Newcastle West, Tralee v Bruff.
Sunday 24 October: Bruff v Castleisland, Garryowen v Abbeyfeale, Young Munster v Tralee.
Sunday 7 November Castleisland v Young Munster, Newcastle West v Bruff, Tralee v Garryowen.
Sunday 14 November Abbeyfeale v Tralee, Garryowen v Castleisland, Young Munster v Newcastle West.
Sunday 27 November: Bruff v Young Munster, Castleisland v Abbeyfeale, Newcastle West v Garryowen.
Sunday 26 September: Ennis v Nenagh Ormond, Kilrush v Scariff, St. Senan's v U.L. Bohemian
Sunday 3 October:Scariff v Ennis, Thomond v St. Senan's, U.L. Bohemian v Kilrush.
Sunday 17 October: Ennis v U.L. Bohemian,Kilrush v Thomond, Nenagh Ormond v Scariff.
Sunday 24 October: St. Senan's v Kilrush, Thomond v Ennis,U.L. Bohemian v Nenagh Ormond
Sunday 7 November: Ennis v St. Senan's, Nenagh Ormond v Thomond, Scariff v U.L. Bohemian.
Sunday 14 November: Kilrush v Ennis, St. Senan's v Nenagh Ormond, Thomond v Scariff.
Sunday 27 November: Nenagh Ormond v Kilrush, Scariff v St. Senan's, U.L. Bohemian v Thomond.
Saturday 18 September: Bandon v Highfield B, Cork Constitution v Kanturk, Dolphin v Cobh Pirates, Midleton v Killarney, Old Christians v Douglas.
Saturday 25 September: Cobh Pirates v Bandon, Douglas v Dolphin,Highfield B v Cork Constitution,Kanturk v Midleton,Killarney v Old Christians.
Saturday 2 October: Bandon v Douglas, Cork Constitution v Midleton, Dolphin v Killarney, Highfield B v Cobh Pirates, Old Christians v Kanturk.
Saturday 16 October: Cobh Pirates v Cork Constitution, Douglas v Highfield B, Kanturk v Dolphin, Killarney v Bandon, Midleton v Old Christians.
Saturday 23 October; Bandon v Kanturk, Cobh Pirates v Douglas, Cork Constitution v Old Christians, Dolphin v Midleton, Highfield B v Killarney.
Saturday 30 October:Douglas v Cork Constitution, Kanturk v Highfield B, Killarney v Cobh Pirates, Midleton v Bandon, Old Christians v Dolphin.
Saturday 13 November: Bandon v Old Christians, Cobh Pirates v Kanturk,Cork Constitution v Dolphin, Douglas v Killarney, Highfield B v Midleton.
Saturday 20 November: Cork Constitution v Killarney, Dolphin v Bandon, Kanturk v Douglas, Midleton v Cobh Pirates,Old Christians v Highfield B.
Saturday 27 November: Bandon v Cork Constitution, Cobh Pirates v Old Christians, Douglas v Midleton, Highfield B v Dolphin, Killarney v Kanturk.
Saturday 25 September: Crosshaven v Highfield, Dunmanway v Fermoy, Mallow v Sunday's Well, Muskerry v U.C.C.
Saturday 2 October: Fermoy v Muskerry, Highfield v Dunmanway, Sunday's Well v Crosshaven, U.C.C. v Mallow.
Saturday 16 October: Crosshaven v U.C.C., Dunmanway v Sunday's Well, Fermoy v Highfield, Muskerry v Mallow.
Saturday 23 October: Highfield v Muskerry, Mallow v Crosshaven, Sunday's Well v Fermoy, U.C.C. v Dunmanway.
Saturday 6 November: Dunmanway v Mallow, Fermoy v U.C.C., Highfield v Sunday's Well, Muskerry v Crosshaven.
Saturday 13 November: Crosshaven v Dunmanway
Mallow v Fermoy, Muskerry v Sunday's Well, U.C.C. v Highfield.
Saturday 27 November: Dunmanway v Muskerry, Fermoy v Crosshaven, Highfield v Mallow, Sunday's Well v U.C.C.
Sunday 26 September: Clonmel v Kilfeacle, Galbally v Clanwilliam, Thurles v Carrick-on-Suir, Waterpark v Cashel.
Sunday 3 October: Carrick-on-Suir v Clonmel, Cashel v Thurles, Clanwilliam v Waterpark, Kilfeacle v Galbally.
Sunday 17 October: Carrick-on-Suir v Cashel, Clonmel v Galbally, Thurles v Clanwilliam, Waterpark v Kilfeacle.
Sunday 24 October: Cashel v Clonmel, Clanwilliam v Carrick-on-Suir, Galbally v Waterpark, Kilfeacle v Thurles.
Sunday 7 November:Carrick-on-Suir v Kilfeacle, Cashel v Clanwilliam, Clonmel v Waterpark, Thurles v Galbally.
Sunday 14 November: Clonmel v Clanwilliam, Galbally v Carrick-on-Suir, Kilfeacle v Cashel, Waterpark v Thurles.
Sunday 27 November: Carrick-on-Suir v Waterpark, Cashel v Galbally, Clanwilliam v Kilfeacle, Thurles v Clonmel.
Phase 2 will be played on the following weekends:
Round 1 - 8 January
Round 2 - 15 January
Round 3 - 22 January
Round 4 - 5 February
Round 5 - 12 February
Round 6 - 26 February
Round 7 - 5 March
The semi finals will be played on week ending 12th March with the final two weeks later on the 26th March.