RUGBY: Powerade Towns’ Cup holders Ballynahinch face Carrickfergus in first round

Powerade Ulster Towns' Cup draw
Powerade Ulster Towns' Cup draw

Powerade Towns’ Cup holders, Ballynahinch II will begin the defence of the trophy with a home tie against Carrickfergus.

The first round draw has paired the current Kukri Section Two leaders, Carrick away to the Ulster 2nd XV League side ‘Hinch on Saturday, January 2.

Tie of the round sees Ballymena II take on Ballyclare while Kukri Section Three highfliers, Limavady - unbeaten to date - have a home draw against Kukri One side, Portadown.

FULL FIRST ROUND DRAW

Bangor v Lisburn

Randalstown v Clogher Valley

Ballymena II v Ballyclare

Ballynahinch II v Carrick

Limavady v Portadown

Enniskillen v Rainey II

Armagh II v Dungannon II

BYES: Larne, Ballymoney, Lurgan, Donaghadee, Coleraine, Banbridge II, Dromore, Omagh Accies, Ards.