The first game weekend of 2022 sees the resumption of the Energia All-Ireland Cup and the Energia Bateman Cup competitions with three ties going ahead as scheduled.
Saturday January 8, 2022
Energia All-Ireland Cup Quarter-Finals:
Queen’s University v Galwegians, Dub Lane, 2:30pm;
Railway Union v Blackrock College, Park Avenue, 5pm.
Energia Bateman Cup Semi-Final:
City Of Armagh v Lansdowne, Palace Grounds, 2:30pm
The impact of COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of five other games across both competitions as follows.
- Energia All-Ireland Cup Quarter-Finals: UL Bohemian v Cooke, Wicklow v Ballincollig.
- Energia All-Ireland Shield Quarter-Finals: Cavan v OLBC; Malone v Tipperary
- Energia Bateman Cup Semi-Final: Young Munster v Ballina
Following consideration from the IRFU Rugby Committee, the affected games will not be replayed.