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Bangor clinch final spot but rivals are unknown

By Ronnie Ingram

Bangor are through to the final of the All-Ireland Junior Cup following their 9-6 triumph over Clogher Valley but their opponents have not been finalised as CIYMS and Dundalk drew 25-25.

A converted Mark Scott try in the dying minutes saved CI in their semi-final against the Leinster team. CI PRO David Peden said: "Our forwards had a very big part to play and their pressure led to some of the tries.

"Matt Armstrong broke through on the '22' for the first before he set up Michael Wilson for the second. Sam Baker made his contribution with two penalties and two conversions."

It was a mainly forward tussle at Upritchard Park where Bangor repeated their earlier league success over Clogher. Clogher boss Ritchie Haire said: "We didn't play well. They kicked accurately, tackled hard and contained us. Philip Holme dropped a goal and later kicked a penalty."

Bangor's Mark Widdowson had a valuable part to play in the success with three penalties.

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