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Scottish Cup (rugby union)

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Region  Scotland
Number of teams  46 (2015–2016)
Current champion  Heriot's Rugby Club
Founded  1995; 22 years ago (1995)
Current champions  Heriot's RFC (3rd title)
Most successful club(s)  Boroughmuir RFC (4 titles)

The Scottish Cup (currently known as the BT Cup for sponsorship reasons) is the annual knock-out cup competition for domestic rugby union clubs in Scotland. The cup has been competed for since the 1995-1996 season. Despite many structural changes the competition has always culminated with the final at Murrayfield Stadium.

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Format

Clubs in the three National Leagues compete in the first round, with six Premiership sides added in the second round, and the final four Premiership teams added in the third round of the competition.

2006-2007: Scottish SuperCup

In season 2006-2007 Premiership One consisted of only 10 clubs, a situation that saw a supplementary competition, the Scottish SuperCup created. The competition included the 10 clubs split into two groups of 5, with the pool winners meeting in a Final at Myreside. With Premiership One reverting to 12 clubs again for 2007-2008, it was abandoned after only one season.

References

Scottish Cup (rugby union) Wikipedia


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