Belfast Telegraph

Championship: Around the grounds


Northern Ireland Football League (NIFL) have confirmed the dates of the Promotion/Relegation Play-Off between the 11th placed Premiership side and the second placed Championship side. The first leg will be held on Tuesday April 29 at the Championship side's ground, while the second leg will be played at the Premiership side's ground on Friday May 2. However, there is a possibility there will be no play-off, if a non-licenced team finishes in the top two. 

Sport & Leisure Swifts have parted company with manager Frankie Wilson. The west Belfast club are on the verge of being relegated out of Championship Two. 

Bangor booked their place in the final of the Coca-Cola Intermediate Cup by defeating Knockbreda 1-0 in Wednesday's semi-final at Seaview. The winning goal was scored twenty minutes from time by Jordan Forsythe.

Armagh City will be Bangor's opponents on May Day. City beat Institute 1-0 at Mill Meadow on Tuesday night thanks to a strike from Ultan Lennon. The Irish FA are yet to announce the venue of the show-piece final.

Dundela will play Coagh United at Wilgar Park at 6.45pm on Tuesday night, with the Mid-Ulster club on the verge of relegation to the third tier of the Irish League. At the same time, Lisburn Distillery face Knockbreda, while Bangor take on Ballyclare Comrades at 7.45pm at Clandeboye Park.

Glebe Rangers will host Lurgan Celtic at the Riada Stadium on Tuesday night in a Belfast Telegraph Championship Two clash. Elsewhere, Wakehurst will play Moyola Park at Mill Meadow in Castledawson.

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