B&I Cup confirmed for 2017/18

The draw for the British & Irish Cup has taken place, with the Ospreys Premiership Select XV set to kick-off their campaign against 2017 winners Munster A.

Pool 1 also includes two teams from the Greene King IPA Championship, Bedford Blues and Nottingham, with fixtures played on a home and away basis on the same weekends that the Ospreys senior team is in European Rugby Champions Cup action.


2017/18 British & Irish Cup draw:


Pool 1:

Bedford Blues

Munster A


Ospreys Select


Pool 2:

Bristol Rugby

Cardiff Blues Select

Doncaster Knights

Leinster A


Pool 3:

Dragons Select

London Scottish

Yorkshire Carnegie

Jersey Reds


Pool 4:

Connacht A

Rotherham Titans


Ealing Trailfinders


Pool 5:

Cornish Pirates

Hartpury RFC

Scarlets Select

Ulster A

Ospreys PS British & Irish Cup fixtures


Round 1 - 13-15 October 2017

Ospreys PS v Munster A - TBC


Round 2 – Saturday 21st October 2017

Bedford Blues v Ospreys PS – 3pm KO


Round 3 – Sunday 10th December 2017

Nottingham v Ospreys PS – 3pm KO


Round 4 - 15-17 December 2017

Ospreys PS v Nottingham - TBC


Round 5 - 12-14 January 2018

Ospreys PS v Bedford Blues - TBC


Round 6 - 20 January 2018

Munster A v Ospreys PS - TBC


Outstanding kick-off times and dates will be confirmed as soon as possible.