Ballymena vs Queens

Ballymena advanced to the final of the First Trust Ulster Senior Cup with what looks like a convincing score line, but a lively, skilful Queen’s team had Ballymena in all sorts of trouble in the opening period, moving the ball at pace in the backs and getting the better of things up front. So it […]

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Ballymena vs Banbridge

Once again playing conditions at Eaton Park were ideal – no wind, a mild day and firm conditions underfoot, and both teams in this First Trust Senior Cup quarter final did their best to entertain the sparse crowd with eighty minutes of fast paced, open rugby. For the second time this month Ballymena were on […]

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Ballymena vs Malone

  Ballymena 13 Malone 17 Ballymena had not fared well against Malone in recent encounters, but hopes were high that this cup semi-final would see a reversal of that losing streak. On a mild November day with not a breath of wind, the home side made their intentions clear from the outset, running the ball […]

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Ballymena vs Queens

Ballymena 33 Queens 9.  First Round Ulster Senior Cup Both sides fielded depleted squads in this First Round of the First Trust Senior Cup, but in the end it was Ballymena who ran out comfortable enough winners against the student side which had little to offer in attack, but defended manfully for most of the […]

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Ballymena vs Rainey Old Boys

Ballymena won the First Trust Bank Senior Cup for the second year running after a convincing 25-6 win over Rainey Old Boys at a rain-soaked Ravenhill on Wednesday evening. After defeating Banbridge in the final last year, the Braidmen once again proved too strong for their opponents after a clinical first half display.Rainey got off […]

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