Academy boys drawn against holders Wallace

Banbridge Academy and Wallace HS are set to go head-to-head again. Pic: Presseye
Banbridge Academy and Wallace HS are set to go head-to-head again. Pic: Presseye

Banbridge Academy boys hockey team have been handed a nightmare draw in the Sinton’s At The Bridge Burney Cup first round.

The All-Ireland champions will travel to take on defending champions Wallace High School in the first week of next month.

The full draw is as follows:

Preliminary Round:

Ballyclare HS v Grosvenor GS

Lurgan College v Kilkeel HS

BRA v Antrim GS

Round 1:

Portadown College v RBAI

Campbell College v BRA / Antrim GS

Ballyclare HS / Grosvenor GS v Friends’

Wallace HS v Banbridge Academy

Cookstown HS v Lurgan College / Kilkeel HS

Royal & Prior v MCB

Bangor GS v Ballycastle HS

Regent House v Sullivan Upper

The draw for the quarter-finals will take place on Saturday 6th February.

The dates for each round are:

Preliminary Round - Wednesday 27th January

Round 1 - Saturday 6th February (or Wednesday 3rd February)

Quarter-Finals - Saturday 27th February (or Wednesday 24th February)

Semi-Finals - Wednesday 9th March

Final - Wednesday 16th March