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Methody Captain Matthew Neill after the quarter-final win over Bangor Grammar.
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Methody Captain Matthew Neill after the quarter-final win over Bangor Grammar. ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Ballymena's Steward Moore and Campbell's Oscar Yandaz pictured in action during their quarter-final game in Belfast.
Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Ballymena's Steward Moore and Campbell's Oscar Yandaz pictured in action during their quarter-final game in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 17th February 2018: 
Danske Bank Schools Cup Ballymena Academy and Campbell College.
Ballymena's Steward Moore and Campbell's Oscar Yandaz pictured in action during todays game in Belfast.
Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 17th February 2018: Danske Bank Schools Cup Ballymena Academy and Campbell College. Ballymena's Steward Moore and Campbell's Oscar Yandaz pictured in action during todays game in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 17th February 2018: 
Danske Bank Schools Cup Ballymena Academy and Campbell College.
Ballymena's  Jordan Foster and Campbell's Rex Tinsley pictured in action during todays game in Belfast.
Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 17th February 2018: Danske Bank Schools Cup Ballymena Academy and Campbell College. Ballymena's Jordan Foster and Campbell's Rex Tinsley pictured in action during todays game in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 17th February 2018: 
Danske Bank Schools Cup Ballymena Academy and Campbell College.
Ballymena's Jordan Foster and Campbell's Jack Stinson pictured in action during todays game in Belfast.
Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 17th February 2018: Danske Bank Schools Cup Ballymena Academy and Campbell College. Ballymena's Jordan Foster and Campbell's Jack Stinson pictured in action during todays game in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 17th February 2018: 
Danske Bank Schools Cup Ballymena Academy and Campbell College.
Ballymena's  Jordan Foster and Campbell's Rex Tinsley pictured in action during todays game in Belfast.
Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 17th February 2018: Danske Bank Schools Cup Ballymena Academy and Campbell College. Ballymena's Jordan Foster and Campbell's Rex Tinsley pictured in action during todays game in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 17th February 2018: 
Danske Bank Schools Cup Ballymena Academy and Campbell College.
Ballymena's Louis McGuckin pictured in action during todays game in Belfast.
Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 17th February 2018: Danske Bank Schools Cup Ballymena Academy and Campbell College. Ballymena's Louis McGuckin pictured in action during todays game in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 17th February 2018: 
Danske Bank Schools Cup Ballymena Academy and Campbell College.
Ballymena's Bruce Houston and Campbell's John Harrison pictured in action during todays game in Belfast.
Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 17th February 2018: Danske Bank Schools Cup Ballymena Academy and Campbell College. Ballymena's Bruce Houston and Campbell's John Harrison pictured in action during todays game in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 17th February 2018: 
Danske  Bank Schools Cup Ballymena Academy and Campbell College.
Ballymena's Steward Moore and Campbell's John Harrison pictured in action during todays game in Belfast.
Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 17th February 2018: Danske Bank Schools Cup Ballymena Academy and Campbell College. Ballymena's Steward Moore and Campbell's John Harrison pictured in action during todays game in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018
Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.
Methody Captain Matthew Neill along with Charile Carlin from Danske Bank 
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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. Methody Captain Matthew Neill along with Charile Carlin from Danske Bank ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018
Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.
Charile Carlin from Danske Bank along with Bangor Grammar principal Elizabeth Huddleson
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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. Charile Carlin from Danske Bank along with Bangor Grammar principal Elizabeth Huddleson ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018
Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.
Bangor's Zach Kerr celebrates scoring
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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. Bangor's Zach Kerr celebrates scoring ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018
Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.
Charile Carlin from Danske Bank along with Bangor Grammar principal Elizabeth Huddleson and Barry Willis from Ulster Branch 
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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. Charile Carlin from Danske Bank along with Bangor Grammar principal Elizabeth Huddleson and Barry Willis from Ulster Branch ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018
Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.
MCB's Chris Larmour in action with Bangor's Conor Lusty
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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. MCB's Chris Larmour in action with Bangor's Conor Lusty ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018
Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.
Methody celebrate their win with Captain Matthew Neill
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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. Methody celebrate their win with Captain Matthew Neill ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018
Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.
MCB's Jonna Bingham scores
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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. MCB's Jonna Bingham scores ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018

Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.

MCB's in action with Bangor's 

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. MCB's in action with Bangor's Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018

Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.

MCB's Tommy Armstrong in action with Bangor's Zach Kerr

Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. MCB's Tommy Armstrong in action with Bangor's Zach Kerr Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018

Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.

MCB's Chris Larmour in action with Bangor's Matthew Quinn

Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. MCB's Chris Larmour in action with Bangor's Matthew Quinn Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018

Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.

MCB's Conor Kelly in action with Bangor's Jack Gibson

Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. MCB's Conor Kelly in action with Bangor's Jack Gibson Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018

Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.

MCB's Chris Larmour in action with Bangor's Aaron Sexton

Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. MCB's Chris Larmour in action with Bangor's Aaron Sexton Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018

Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.

MCB in action with Bangor's Cameron Stewart

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. MCB in action with Bangor's Cameron Stewart Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018

Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.

MCB's Tommy Armstrong in action with Bangor.

Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. MCB's Tommy Armstrong in action with Bangor. Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018

Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.

Genreal view of Danske Bank Branding

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. Genreal view of Danske Bank Branding Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018

Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.

MCB's Tommy Armstrong in action with Bangor's Zach Kerr

Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. MCB's Tommy Armstrong in action with Bangor's Zach Kerr Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018

Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.

MCB's Dan Humpherys in action with Bangor's Aaron Sexton

Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. MCB's Dan Humpherys in action with Bangor's Aaron Sexton Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018

Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.

MCB's BenHurley in action with Bangor

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. MCB's BenHurley in action with Bangor Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018

Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast.

MCB's Conor Kelly in action with Bangor's Aaron Sexton

Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 17th February 2018 Danske Bank Schools' Cup Rugby, Methodist College Belfast v Bangor Grammar, Pirrie Park, Belfast. MCB's Conor Kelly in action with Bangor's Aaron Sexton Mandatory Credit ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

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Methody Captain Matthew Neill after the quarter-final win over Bangor Grammar. ©Pressye.com / Matt Mackey

The first Danske Bank Schools' Cup semi-final has been rearranged due to the weather.

Defending champions Inst will play Royal School, Armagh in the final four on Wednesday, March 5. The game had been scheduled to be played on Monday, but has been pushed back 48 hours.

Campbell College, meanwhile, will play Methody in the second semi-final as a repeat of the 2017 final remains a real prospect.

Last year's runners-up Methody were the biggest winners of the quarter-final morning, cruising to a 53-10 success over Bangor Grammar.

Danske Bank Schools' Cup semi-final draw

Both matches will be played at Kingspan Stadium. The first-named teams will use the home changing room for their semi-finals. The winners of the RBAI v Royal School, Armagh tie will use the home changing room in the final, which is scheduled for Monday, March 19.

RBAI v Royal School, Armagh (NEW DATE: Wednesday, March 7 - 2.30pm)

Campbell College, Belfast v Methodist College, Belfast (Tuesday, March 6 - 2.30pm)

 

Danske Bank Schools' Cup quarter-final results

Campbell College 12-10 Ballymena Academy

RBAI 29-3 Sullivan Upper

Methodist College 53-10 Bangor Grammar

Wallace High School 14-22 Royal School, Armagh

Danske Bank Schools' Subsidiary Shield semi-final draw

Dalriada v Ballyclare HS

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Down High School v Coleraine Grammar

(Both ties to be played on Saturday, March 3)


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