Round 1: 18th August 2018 (16 teams)
Round 2: 25th/26th August (8 teams in winners of rd 1 group play (winners group) and 8 teams of losers in rd 1 play (losers group))
Round 3: 7/8 September (involves losers of round 2 winners group and winners of round 2 losers group)
1/4 Finals: 22/23 September
Semi Finals: 6/7 October
County Final: 21st October
The 4 teams who lose the losers round in round 2 go into the Senior B relegation in which 2 semi finals will be played and then a final.
The losers of the relegation final will be relegated to Intermediate for 2019.
The losers of round 3games of winners v losers wil meet in the Senior B semi final and the winners play in the Senior B final.
In the event of a draw extra time will apply to all knockout games. In the event of a draw in extra time 2 further periods of extra time of 5 minutes a half will apply.