This round shall involve the eight teams defeated in the Munster and Leinster Quarter and Semi-Finals. Teams shall be drawn from two bowls which shall be as follows:
1. Four Leinster Championship Teams
2. Three Munster plus one Leinster Championship Team.
The Teams shall play on a knock-out basis. A draw of four pairings of Group 1 v Group 2 teams, with avoidance of repeat pairings, shall be made.
The four Winners shall progress to Round 2.