Pro snippet – Cups and updates

Congratulations to those selected for the Junior Inter Association series after last nights trial which was played in terrible weather at Old Bleach BC. Details of the team and fixtures can be found elsewhere in the website.

Saturday brings us back to Irish Cup last 16 action and 5 games will feature PGL teams in the Senior Competition including a contest between Pickie & Falls.

Belmont have the only other home tie and what a game it will be against holders Bangor. Ballymena, Salisbury and Larne all face tough away games at Balmoral, CYM and Cookstown respectively.

In the Intermediate Cup only Forth River are at home (v Ballycastle) while Hilden ( v Dungannon), Ballymena ( v Brooke Park) and Belmont (v North Down) are all on their travels.

Next week the Coleman Brothers sponsored PGL Senior Cup QF’s will feature three B teams. Belmont B return to Old Bleach to take on the big team. Ballymena B travel to Dunbarton A and Dunbarton B make the trip to Ulster Transport. The remaining game sees Holders Ballymena A travel to Larne A.

Meanwhile in the Crawford Accident Repair sponsored championships the Semi Finalists are now known after a weather delayed Pairs event. D Copeland / A Paul will have home comfort against M Nutt / S Kirkwood. In the second game G Eaton / T Crawford will play A Davidson / D Palmer.

Its QF time in the Under age events and there are some great games in the U 25 competition. C Burns / G Millar

S Kirkwood/ D Mills

R McElroy / B Gibson

R Cavan / A Chesney