Boys National Youth Cup quarterfinals drawn

Boys National Youth Cup quarterfinals drawn

Across the Cup, Shield, Plate and Bowl competitions, four quarterfinals will play out for boys U18 and U16 age groups on 11 and 12 November 2023, with winners progressing to a semi-final.

U18 National Youth Cup

Following the conclusion of the group stages, the following quarterfinals have been draw.

Stirling County, Dumfries Saints, West of Scotland and Boroughmuir all topped their groups to take the home advantage for the knock-out stage.

QF1: West of Scotland v Peebles
QF2: Dumfries Saints v Currie Chieftains
QF3: Stirling County v GHA
QF4: Boroughmuir v Gala Wanderers

U16 National Youth Cup

Ayr/Wellington, Peebles, Stirling County and Hawick Youth all emerged group winners in the U16 Cup. Stirling’s opposition will be confirmed following the result of Currie Chieftains v Boroughmuir due to be played at Hive Stadium on Tuesday 31 October.

QF1: Ayr/Wellington v Dumfries Saints
QF2: Peebles v West of Scotland
QF3: Stirling County v TBC
QF4: Hawick Youth v Earlston HS/Melrose

U18 National Youth Shield

After landing in the bottom half of the group stages, the following teams progress into the National Shield competition.

QF1: Hawick Youth v Ellon
QF2: Mackie v Ayr/Wellington
QF3: Perthshire v Earlston HS/Melrose Wasps
QF4: Dunfermline v Highland

U16 National Youth Shield

After landing in the bottom half of the group stages, the following teams progress into the National Shield competition. Quarterfinal four will be a bye for the losing team of the Currie Chieftains v Boroughmuir fixture which takes place this week.

QF1: Dunfermline v Gala
QF2: Ellon v Highland
QF3: GHA v Mackie

U18 National Youth Plate

Across the five Groups, group winners and the three best 2nd place teams progressed to the quarterfinals, with the draws below made. The remaining teams move to the U18 National Bowl competition.

QF1: Dundee v Selkirk Youth
QF2: Kelso Harlequins v Aberdeen Wanderers
QF3: Biggar v Strathmore
QF4: Jed-Thistle v Moray/Huntly

U16 National Youth Plate

There were seven groups in the initial pool stage of the U16 National Plate. The top teams progressed into the quarterfinals and have been drawn as below. The remaining teams enter the National Bowl.

QF1: Orkney v Whitecraigs
QF2: Jed-Thistle v Hamilton
QF3: Kirkcaldy v Deeside
QF4: Dundee Rugby v Selkirk

U18 National Youth Bowl

QF1: Whitecraigs v Cartha Queen’s Park/Cambuslang
QF2: Orkney v Hamilton/Strathaven
QF3: Deeside/Garioch v Kirkcaldy
QF4: Dalziel v East Kilbride

U16 National Youth Bowl

Biggar’s opposition will either be Garioch or Aberdeen Wanderers. This rescheduled group fixture will be played on Sunday 5 November.

QF1: Biggar v TBC
QF2: East Kilbride/Strathaven v Renfrewshire Raiders
QF3: Moray/Huntly v Falkirk
QF4: Kelso v Strathmore

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