Tough draw for College

LURGAN College have a tough task in the first round of the Ulster Banks Schools’ Cricket cup.

They have been drawn against Belfast Royal Academy but will have home advantage as 32 teams line up for the opening round to be played by May 9.

The full draw is:

RBAI Seconds v Friends School Lisburn; Portadown College v Down High School; Ballymena Academy v Larne GS; Sullivan Upper School v Strabane Academy; Belfast High School v Grosvenor High School; Lurgan College v BRA; Regent House v Limavady GS Seconds; RBAI v Bangor GS Seconds; Grosvenor High School Seconds v Carrickfergus Grammar School; Dalriada School v Friends School Seconds; Royal School Dungannon v Banbridge Academy; Coleraine AI v Bangor GS; Campbell College v Methodist College; Campbell College Seconds v Foyle College; Limavady GS v Ballyclare High School; Wallace High School v Royal School Armagh.

The draw for the first round of the Ulster Bank Under 15 Schools Cup is:

Carrickfergus College v Larne GS; Campbell College B v Grosvenor High School; Carrickfergus GS v RBAI; Limavady GS v Foyle College; Friends School Lisburn v Lisneal College; Royal School Duncannon v Sullivan Upper School; BRA v Ballymena Academy; Banbridge Academy v Parkhall College; Portora Royal School v Holy Cross Strabane; Methodist College v Regent House; Belfast High School v Wallace High School; Dalriada School v Down High School; Campbell College A v Ballyclare High School, Royal School Armagh v Bangor GS; Strabane Academy v Lurgan College.

Coleraine AI receive a bye.