The media were there in force, talent spotters looking constantly to unearth and spot the next generation for the provincial youth sides, Daryl Callaghan, Liam Eastwood, Gary Longwell, Ulster Branch President, Willie Gribbon, to name but a few.
The draw was filmed as it happened and you will agree the connotations of the route to the final or those looking to establish themselves as a youth force in Ulster Rugby and therefore beyond, this is one place to showcase the U19 talent across the 16 clubs - Ballymena, Ballynahinch, Banbridge, Clogher Valley, Coleraine, Dungannon, Enniskillen, Instonians, LArne, Lisburn, Lurgan, Malone, Newry, Omagh, Portadown, and Randalstown. It was literally a who's who of names that are emerging major talent and the seasoned clubs who have tasted victory and defeat before.
Its all to play at The Nutty Krust 2013 Tourno. Bring it on!
Here's the video of the live draw:
Round 1 Matches (all kick offs: 19.45)
Draw made by Mr Robin Cole (Ulster Branch President) & Mr Brian Irwin (Sponsor & PRFC President) in Kenny Irwin Pavilion PRFC on 23 January 2013
Draw: Wednesday 27 March 2013 (After Match 8)
Match dates: 09 April; 10 April; 16 April; 17 April- matches on Tuesday & Wednesday nights
Draw: 17 April
Match dates: 23 & 24 April
Wed 01 May 2013
Willie Gribben & Barney Mc Gonigle
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