Mid Ulster round-up, April 26
Tuesday’s defeat by Tandragee Rovers meant that Dollingstown had to wait a little longer to secure the point they need to confirm themselves as Intermediate champions.
Meanwhile, Ballymacash Rangers guaranteed that they will finish at least third after they thumped Camlough Rovers 4-0 and now await the result of next Saturday’s match between Camlough and Tandragee to see if they will be runners-up in their first season back in the top flight.
Congratulations to Newry City AFC on not only promotion but securing the Intermediate B title courtesy of their 4-0 win at Richhill. The trophy will be presented just before their final home match against Laurelvale on Tuesday night.
No significant matches this weekend in Divisions 1 or 2 but Sandy Hill confirmed themselves as runners-up in Division 3 after a comprehensive victory over Donacloney.
Marshall Cup holders Dollingstown will defend their trophy at this year’s final on May 9 as they saw off the challenge of Hanover in the semi-final. While that semi-final was going to form, the same cannot be said of the Intermediate B equivalent, the Alan Wilson Cup where the form book was turned upside down as second from bottom Seagoe shocked promotion chasing Valley Rangers by winning 2-1 at Binnion Park.
Ballyoran will contest the Final of the Alexandra Cup on May 16th as they defeated Lurgan Institute 2-0.
Moneyslane Reserves and Dollingstown Reserves will meet in Thursday’s O’Hara Cup final at Tandragee Rovers after they both successfully negotiated their semi-finals.
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