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Ballymoney reach last four of Junior Cup

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Ballymoney reach last four of Junior Cup thumbnailMatthew Steele sneaks over the line for Ballymoney’s second try in their Junior Cup victory at Kilraughts

IT WAS back to Junior Cup action for Ballymoney Firsts at the weekend, with a spot in the semi-finals up for grabs.
In a tense affair Ballymoney booked their place in the last four of the competition by defeating Banbridge 22-6 win.
Ballymoney was largely unchanged from the side that beat Ards the previous weekend, with the exception of Andy Brown who was injured and Michael Allan who was unavailable. Daniel Ramage and Kenny McAneaney both returned.
The game started off at a fast pace with Banbridge keeping the ball and playing to their game plan well with some strong runs from their back row and centres. They made some good yards into Ballymoney's '22' and were awarded an early penalty. The Banbridge outhalf struck the ball off the post and the rebound fell into the arms of the visitors which lead to another attack. A knock-on allowed Ballymoney to clear their lines and regain some composure.
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