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Larne are drawn to face red-hot Cookstown after seeing off CYM

Published 06/06/2016

Celebrating: Larne's Paul Robinson
Celebrating: Larne's Paul Robinson

Larne's Paul Robinson was still celebrating his team's impressive IBA Senior Cup second round win when news filtered through that a trip to in-form Cookstown was their reward.

The Private Greens League boys produced a very spirited performance against one of the few Bowling League of Ireland teams that are left in the tournament, CYM, to claim a late seven shots victory at Old Glenarm Road.

Even though it was one of Larne's best displays of the season, the result at Cookstown really raised a few eyebrows from the second round fixtures as the Provincial lads demolished cup favourites Whitehead by 30 shots.

IBA Senior Cup, second round: Ballymena 78 Dunbarton 66, Bangor 96 Dundonald 51, Larne 84 CYM 77, Cookstown 91 Whitehead 16, Ewarts 108 Lisnagarvey 71, Dungannon 65 Porrtrush 79, Old Bleach 89 Ulster Transport 52, Coleraine 64 Belmont 67, Mossley 92 Crumln 80.

IBA Junior Cup, second round: Ballymena C 89 Donaghadee 75, Forth River 87 Oremau 60, Letterkenny B 91 Lurgan B 74, Limavady 78 Carrickfergus 90.

IBA Intermediate Cup, second round: Whitehead B 83 Banbridge B 70, Brooke Park 56 Sydenham 82, Ballywalter 74 Curran 78, Dungiven 79 Londonderry Park 71, Holywood 61 Salisbury 100, Shaftesbury 95 North Down 70.

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