The Bell Lawrie White Scottish Schools Cup tournament is set to be bigger than last season with a record 76 schools involved; that's an increase of 20. A new bowl competition will start in October so that teams knocked out early will have at least one more game. At the later stages, financial help will be given by the sponsors for schools to travel to ties.

The first round draw so far is: Jedburgh GS v Earlston HS; Kelso HS v Hawick HS; Peebles HS v Eyemouth HS; Leith Acad v Dunbar GS; Linlithgow Acad v Royal High; Boroughmuir HS v Trinity Acad; Holyrood HS v Lasswade HS; Bo'ness Acad v Bell Baxter HS; Banchory Acad v Wick Acad; Robert Gordon's Coll v Kingussie HS; Aberdeen GS v Thurso HS; Millburn Acad v Queen Victoria School; Madras Coll v Perth Acad; Perth HS v Kinross HS; Alva Acad v Harris Acad; Buckhaven HS v Montrose Acad; Morrison's Acad v Blairgowrie HS; Balfron HS v Boclair Acad; Belmont Acad v Dumfries Acad; Rosehall HS v Douglas Ewart HS; Hamilton Coll v Lockerbie Acad; Bearsden Acad v Lenzie Acad; St Aloysius Coll v Paisley GS; Gleniffer HS v Cathkin HS; Glasgow Acad v Kelvinside Acad; Hermitage Acad v Wellington School; Lomond School v Belmont House; Jordanhill Coll v Johnstone HS.

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