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Richardson Cup 1967-1968

Main Tournament

Glasgow University Union CC after being the runners up for 2 successive seasons, finally win the cup, and begin their own purple patch - winning the cup 4 times in 5 years. The first new name on the trophy in 16 years, and only the eighth club to win it.

In January 1968, Glasgow's 5 year reign as champions is finally ended after a record run of 16 matches undefeated in the competition since losing to Bon Accord in January 1962, at the hands of Civil Service.

Two new faces appear in the shape of Parkglen - an offshoot of Cathcart and Allan Glen's school - and the third of Scotland's ancient universities in Edinburgh. Both win their opening matches and remain in the tournament.

Round 1 Round 2 Semi Final Final
Civil Service Civil Service 4 Civil Service Edinburgh
Clackmannan County
  Glasgow (H) 3
Edinburgh University (P) 4 Edinburgh University (P) 3 Edinburgh (S)
Cathcart 3
  Edinburgh (S) 4
Parkglen(P) Parkglen(P) 3 Polytechnic (S) Glasgow University Union (S)
Griffin
  Polytechnic (S) 4
Dundee Dundee Glasgow University Union (S)
Bon Accord
  Glasgow University Union (S)

(P) - Promoted from the previous season's Spens Cup.
(H) - Holders
(S) - Other Seeded teams

Relegation Tournament

Round 1 Relegated
Clackmannan County Clackmannan County
Cathcart
Bon Accord Griffin
Griffin