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Dromore taking nothing for granted in bid to retain Cup, maintains Ogle

By Ronnie Ingram

Josh Pentland's experience and skill in the centre - and, indeed, his coaching ability - will be real assets to Dromore when they play the first game in their defence of the Millar McCall Wylie Junior Cup against CIYMS this afternoon.

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Pentland, one of Malone's top points scorers for many seasons, is a teacher at the local High School and his presence has already paid dividends as they lead the Kukri Division One table.

Pentland is the only addition to the Dromore squad that came so close to winning the league last season, and they will be taking the Cup tie at Belmont seriously.

Director of Rugby Jeremy Ogle said: "We are looking forward to the game and are focused despite the fact we have already defeated them 50-3 earlier in the season.

"We are fielding a full-strength squad and will be content with a three-point win as this is different from the league where bonus points are important."

Millar McCall Wylie Junior Cup: Cooke v Enniskillen, Carrickfergus v Omagh II, Clogher Valley v Grosvenor, Randalstown v Armagh II, Portadown v Larne, Instonians v Ballymoney, Dromore v CIYMS, Ballyclare v Malone II.

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