The draw was made by the two presidents, Declan Gardiner of Blackrock College RFC and Jack O'Sullivan of Cork Constitution. The quarter-finals will be played on the weekend of February 2-3.
The draw threw up a number of interesting ties with the holders Garryowen drawn away to Clontarf while the host club for the draw, Blackrock College, earned themselves a home tie against near neighbours UCD.
In the AIB Junior Cup, holders Seapoint were drawn away to Tullamore following their win over Kinsale, while Westport emerged victorious from their Mayo derby clash with Castlebar. Navan beat Armagh to earn a home tie against Clogher Valley.
Blackrock College v UCD
Clontarf v Garryowen
Galwegians v Malone or Bruff
St. Mary's College or Clonakilty v Shannon
Clonmel v Westport
Navan v Clogher Valley
Tullamore v Seapoint
Sligo v Kanturk or Crosshaven