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Campbell kids centre stage for Ulster schools

The Ulster Schools’ Under 18 team to play their Munster counterparts on Saturday at Malone’s Gibson Park home has been announced.

Campbell College provide six of the starting 15, with their half-dozen representatives including scrum-half and captain John Creighton.

Methodist College have three boys on duty, while Foyle and Londonderry College and Ballymena Academy — the latter last year’s Northern Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup winners — each providing two in the starting line-up.

Belfast Royal Academy and Royal Belfast Academical Institution have one apiece.

The breakdown of the seven replacements is two from Royal School Armagh plus one each from Campbell, Methody, Coleraine Academic Institution, Down High School and Wallace High School.

Ulster will be hoping to match the province’s Under 20s who beat Munster 20-15 in Cork last Friday night.

Ulster Schools’ Under 18 v Munsters Schools’ Under 18,. Gibson Park, Saturday, September 11 (12 noon kick-off):

Rory Scholes (Campbell College); Glenn Baillie (Campbell College), Ryan Martin (Methodist College), Christopher Farrell (Campbell College), Neil Burns (Foyle & Londonderry College); Stuart Olding (BRA), John Creighton (Campbell College, captain); Sam McNabney (Ballymena Academy), John Andrew (Ballymena Academy), James Harrison (Methodist College); Jaz Andress (Methodist College), Jack Cooke (Campbell College); Tom Burns (Foyle & Londonderry College), Jan-Francois Bester (Campbell College), Benjamin Alexander (RBAI). Replacements: Stephen Best (Coleraine AI), Oliver McCollum (Methodist College), Christopher Taylor (Wallace HS), John Donnan (Down HS), Stuart Hooks, (RS Armagh), Robbie Magowan (RS Armagh) and Marc Best (Campbell College)

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