Ards took the Junior Cup title at Transport BC tonight after a terrific battle with Saintfield.
On an excellent surface both teams played some superb bowls in what proved to be a tight contest.
Both teams registered two rink wins – Saintfield through D Scarlett (28-10 v B Lynn) and G McMullan (22-19 v B Martin).
Ards responded through R Fulton (22-11 v T Ferris) and T Thompson (24-8 v R Copes).
When the game was completed it was therefore Ards who triumphed by a narrow 6 shot margin – 75 to 69.