The Dr. Harty Cup (Under 18.5 A Hurling) competition will get underway on Wednesday October 12th with two fixtures down for decision.
The format of the Harty Cup has been changed for this season with a total of 19 schools split in to 8 groups. Two teams will qualify from each group with every school guaranteed two matches. There are 3 groups with 3 schools each who will play off to determine the top 2 placings. In the other 5 groups of 2 teams each, there will be a single match with the winner being seeded in the round of 16 to play a runner-up from another group.
Once the group stages have been completed, the competition will be run on a knockout basis with last 16 matches scheduled for November 30th 2016. The Quarter-Finals are down for decision on January 11th 2017, the Semi-Finals on January 28th 2017 with the Harty Cup Final pencilled in for Saturday February 18th 2017.
Corn An Artaigh Group B Round 1
Clonmel 13:30 De La Salle College Waterford V Thurles C.B.S
Corn An Artaigh Group A Round 1
Mallow 13:30 Christian Brothers College, Cork V Coláiste Iosaef, Kilmallock
Harty Cup Groups
1 Scoil Na Tríonóide Naofa Doon
2 Coláíste Iósaef Cill Mhocheallóg
3 CBC Corcaigh
1 Durlas CBS
2 Gaelcoláiste Mhuire A.G.
3 DLS Port Láirge
1 Col Chaladh an Treoigh
2 Ard Scoil Cluain Meala
3 P.S. Blackwater
1 Ardscoil Rís
2 Dr. Na Banndan
1 Mainistir na Corann CBS
2 Coláiste Cholmáin Fermoy
1 Our Lady’s Tempall Mór
2 Coláiste Fhlannáin
1 Rath Luirc CBS
2 Col. Baile an Róistigh
1 Abbey CBS, Tiobraid Aránn
2 Aonach CBS