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Bangor aim for All Ireland Junior Cup

Bangor aim for All Ireland Junior Cup

Bangor Rugby Club’s 1st XV travel to Portadown this coming Saturday (31st January) to contest the final of the All Ireland Junior Cup against Dundalk. Having secured a top four place in last season’s league, this is Bangor’s first involvement in this prestigious competition, and to reach the final after a challenging series of fixtures,


Welcome win for team with one eye on cup final

PUTTING the disappointment of last week’s defeat at Instonians behind them, Bangor Rugby Club’s 1st XV produced a solid performance at home to beat Ballymoney by 20-13 and secure third position in the league. With one eye on their All Ireland Junior Cup final against Dundalk RFC on January 31, this was going to be


Awesome Bangor power into All Ireland final

BANGOR produced an awesome display of power and composure to overcome an equally-strong Clogher Valley side by 9-6 to book their place in this season’s All-Ireland Junior Cup final. With both Bangor and Clogher Valley able to field their full-strength starting XVs, backed up by an equally-proficient seven-man bench, this all-Ulster semi-final between two of


Comeback kings eye up semi-final

AN early flurry by CIYMS at Belmont on Saturday quickly put them 13 points ahead, but another determined fightback saw Bangor snatch this important win by 22-21. Having struggled with an unfamiliar line-up last week at Ballymoney, Bangor were anxious to settle themselves and  record another win to keep them in the hunt for league