Whitehead handed Junior Cup derby at Ulster Transport


Whitehead have been paired with Ulster Transport in round three of the IBA Junior Cup.

The Jordanstown outfit’s weekend win over Ballycastle set up an attractive East Antrim derby. In the same competition, Carrick B lost out to Cookstown, but the firsts saw off Rathfriland to book a third-round spot in the IBA Senior Cup where they will play Dunbarton. Whitehead’s firsts have been paired away to City of Derry.


IBA Senior Cup, second round: Albert Foundry 56 Ballymoney 86, Ballymena 95 Aer Lingus 54, Bangor 100 Mossley 48, Belmont 81 Old Bleach 71, CYM 93 Letterkenny 63, Coleraine 92 Portadown 82, Cookstown 84 St James’s Gate 63, Dromore 98 Leinster 68, Dunbarton 112 Dunluce 56, Dundonald 85 Bray 62, Portrush 101 Pickie 52, Larne 78 Lisnagarvey 71,Lurgan 83 Balmoral 77, Rathfriland 76 Carrick 101.

IBA Junior Cup, second round: Bray 67 Old Bleach 92, Balmoral 82 Castlerock 81, Portadown B 96 Lisnagarvey B 56, Cookstown B 87 Carrick B 56, Dunluce 100 Antrim 49, Kilrea 93 Hilden 59, Portrush B 80 Ewarts B 78, Pickie 90 Willowfield 59, Forth River 78 Lurgan B 73, Ulster Transport 96 Ballycastle 66.

IBA Senior Cup draw, R3: Bangor v Portrush, Belmont v Cookstown, Coleraine v Larne, City of Derry v Whitehead, CYM v Ballymoney, Dromore v Ballymena, Lurgan v Dundonald, Carrick v Dunbarton.

IBA Junior Cup draw, R3: B’money v Falls, Old Bleach v Dunluce, Brookgreen v Lagan Valley, Forth River v Balmoral, Dunbarton v C’town, P’down v Pickie, Portrush v Kilrea, Ulster Transport v Whitehead.