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Opposition Confirmed For British & Irish Cup

16th July 2012 By jess

Opposition Confirmed For British & Irish Cup

Munster’s campaign to defend their B&I Cup title will commence away to English championship side Plymouth the weekend of October 12th.

Munster are placed in pool 7 and will face English sides Plymouth and Rotherham, and Welsh side Aberavon.

The competition has increased to 32 teams for the new season with eight pools of four and all four Irish provinces will be in action with Connacht including a side for the first time.

Munster’s B&I Cup Fixtures (weekends of)

Round 1 12-14 Oct.
Plymouth v Munster

Round 2 19-21 Oct.
Munster v Aberavon

Round 3 7-9 Dec.
Rotherham v Munster

Round 4 14-16 Dec.
Munster v Rotherham

Round 5 11-13 Jan. 2013
Aberavon v Munster

Round 6 19th Jan. 2013
Munster v Plymouth

British and Irish Cup Pools
Pool 1: Cardiff, Bridgend, Bristol, Ulster
Pool 2: Bedford, Bedwas, Stirling County, Neath
Pool 3: Carmarthen Quins, Dundee HSFP, Cornish Pirates, Swansea
Pool 4: Connacht, Cross Keys, Newport, Newcastle
Pool 5: Jersey, Pontypridd, Leinster, Leeds
Pool 6: Gala, Llanelli, London Scottish, Moseley
Pool 7: Aberavon, Munster, Plymouth, Rotherham
Pool 8: Doncaster, Llandovery, Melrose, Nottingham

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