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In pictures: Wallace and Friends set up Lisburn derby in McCullough Cup final with semi successes

Wallace captain Oliver Patterson helped his side to a huge success over Methody.
Wallace captain Oliver Patterson helped his side to a huge success over Methody.
Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 29 November 2019 McCullough Cup, Semi Finals. Lisnagarvey Hockey Club Friends School v Banbridge Academy Banbridge Academy
Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 29 November 2019 McCullough Cup, Semi Finals. Lisnagarvey Hockey Club Friends School v Banbridge Academy
Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 29 November 2019 McCullough Cup, Semi Finals. Lisnagarvey Hockey Club Wallace High School v Methodist College. Methodist College
Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 29 November 2019 McCullough Cup, Semi Finals. Lisnagarvey Hockey Club Wallace High School v Methodist College. Wallace High School beat Methodist College 7-1
Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 29 November 2019 McCullough Cup, Semi Finals. Lisnagarvey Hockey Club Wallace High School v Methodist College. Raif Chowdhury Methodist College and Tim Curragh Wallace
Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 29 November 2019 McCullough Cup, Semi Finals. Lisnagarvey Hockey Club Wallace High School v Methodist College. Alfie Shanks (14) Wallace and Chris Morrison Methodist College
Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 29 November 2019 McCullough Cup, Semi Finals. Lisnagarvey Hockey Club Wallace High School v Methodist College. Tim Curragh Wallace and Domingos Ferreira Methodist College
Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 29 November 2019 McCullough Cup, Semi Finals. Lisnagarvey Hockey Club Wallace High School v Methodist College. James McBreen Methodist College and Ben Clarke Wallace
Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 29 November 2019 McCullough Cup, Semi Finals. Lisnagarvey Hockey Club Wallace High School v Methodist College. Oliver Patterson (captain) scored for Wallace
Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 29 November 2019 McCullough Cup, Semi Finals. Lisnagarvey Hockey Club Wallace High School v Methodist College. Ben Clarke Wallace and James Clark Methodist College
Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson © Thursday 29 November 2019 McCullough Cup, Semi Finals. Lisnagarvey Hockey Club Wallace High School v Methodist College. Alfie Shanks for Wallace and Chris Morrison for Methodist College

There will be an all Lisburn final in the McCullough Cup next month after holders Wallace High School and near neighbours Friends School won their semi-finals on Thursday afternoon.

Wallace had little trouble seeing off Methodist College 8-1 while Friends edged out Banbridge Academy 3-2 at Lisnagarvey's Comber Road ground.

The final will be played at the same venue on Thursday, December 12 at 2.30pm. The last time the two teams met in the decider was in 2013, when Wallace won 3-2 after extra time.

Here's all you need to know about the semi-finals:

Wallace HS 8-1 Methodist College

Four goals from Max Taylor helped holders Wallace cruise into the final with a storming victory.

The Lisburn side were two goals to the good at the end of the first quarter after Taylor's first followed seconds after Tim Curragh's penalty corner strike.

Matthew Campton halved the deficit for Methody but that hope wasn't to last long as Taylor deflected home a cross and captain Oliver Patterson converted for 4-1 at half-time.

From there, Wallace didn't look back as Ben Clarke and Taylor added two more goals each in the second half.

Friends School 4-2 Banbridge Academy

Friends' bid for a first McCullough Cup success since the 1980/81 season continues after a Harry Scott double helped earn a win over Banbridge Academy.

Scott gave the Lisburn side the lead in the first quarter and that was doubled by half-time after Oliver Kidd netted a stunning reverse.

Bann blew the game open in the third quarter when Edward Rowe and Cody Large netted to level the scores with one quarter left.

However, Friends steadied their nerves with Mackenzie Connor tapping home and Scott rounding off the victory.

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