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Campbell looking to brothers for inspiration

By Ronnie Ingram

The Yandall triplets will be the fulcrum of the Campbell College side when they face Bangor Grammar in the fourth round of the Danske Bank Medallion Shield tomorrow morning.

Oscar, the Irish Schools' Javelin champion will be in the centre, Lucas at scrum-half and Ethan at wing forward in a team that is expected to go far in the competition.

"I feel this is one of the best back lines we have had for some time and they have the tries to prove it," said coach Johnny Cupitt. "As well as the Yandall boys who have the experience from last year Will Davis has shown his skills at out-half while third former Harry Owens is a forceful centre."

In the pack, John McKerr is their influential captain and prop while No 8 Jamie McCartney is just back from injury and will have a big part to play.

"We easily defeated Bangor in November but they have improved considerably since. We attempt to play an open and entertaining brand of rugby and the wide and firm pitch at Fox's Field will suit us," Cupitt concluded.

Bangor had a narrow defeat at the hands of Inst and go into this tie with plenty of confidence.

They have a strong pack in Ross O'Boyle at prop, Peter Thompson on the flank and Cameron Halliday at No 8.

In the backs Zac Kerr will be in the centre with the speedy Jamie Livingston.

On the wing Irish Champion sprinter Andrew Sexton will be dangerous if they can win enough ball. Bangor will fight to the end and should make it difficult for Campbell but home advantage means so much.

The other ties are: Friends' v MCB, Ballymena Acad v RBAI, Ballyclare High v Dalriada, Sullivan Upper v RS Armagh, Limavady Grammar v Rainey End., Down High v Wallace High and Portora, who won their replay against Grosvenor Grammar 5-0 in mid-week, v Belfast Royal Academy.

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