Grammar to face Omagh in Schools’ Cup

Carrick's Tom Gilpin is tackled by BRA's David McCullough.
Carrick's Tom Gilpin is tackled by BRA's David McCullough.

The draw for the third round of this season’s Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup has pitched Carrick Grammar against Omagh Academy.

Carrick defeated Belfast Royal Academy 17-8 in Saturday’s second round clash at Irwin Park, while Omagh overcame Grosvenor 20-5.

Holders Methodist College, who are aiming for an historic fourth consecutive title, will face an in-form Ballymena Academy side.

There is another meeting of two top seeded teams, with last year’s beaten finalists Sullivan Upper due to entertain rivals Campbell College.

Ballyclare High School will host Bangor Grammar Hollinger Park.

Coleraine Academical Institution, Royal Belfast Academical Institution and Wallace HS are the other seeded teams to enter the competition at this stage.

The fixtures are scheduled to be played on Saturday February 7.

Schools’ Cup third round

Portora Royal School v Wallace HS

Ballymena Academy v Methodist College

Down HS v Coleraine AI

Ballyclare HS v Bangor GS

Limavady GS v Royal School Armagh

RBAI v Regent House

Sullivan Upper v Campbell College

Carrickfergus GS v Omagh Academy

Round two results

Bangor GS 26 Dalriada School 15

Carrickfergus GS 17 Belfast Royal Academy 8

Down HS 24 Rainey Endowed 5

Regent House 22 Foyle College 10

Portadown College 22 Limavady GS 30

RS Armagh 19 Belfast HS 10

Portora RS 6 Banbridge Academy 0

Grosvenor GS 5 Omagh Academy 20