Nelson Cup: duo move into last four

Indoor bowls.
Indoor bowls.

Second Broughshane ‘A’ and Cullybackey Methodist ‘B’ have reached the semi-finals of the Ballymena & District League’s Nelson Cup competition.

They overcame St Patrick’s Ballymena and Connor respectively to reach the last four, while, a round further back in the competition, First Ahoghill beat Cuningham ‘B’ to set up a quarter-final clash with league champions Buckna. Nelson Cup results are:

St Patrick’s Ballymena 36, Second Broughshane ‘A’ 41: D McNeill 7, Ian Montgomery 16; D McCullough 14, J Turtle 6; T Agnew 7, M Montgomery 9; A Agnew 8, C Turtle 10.

Cullybackey Methodist ‘B’ 37, Connor 34: J Galbraith 7, N McFadden 8; P Christie 10, B Bell 5; J Marshall 11, N Garrett 14; J Gage 9, T Hill 7.

Cuningham ‘B’ 26, First Ahoghill 44: H Lynn 6, T Morrison 9; J Kerr 11, W Morrison 9; B Russell 5, D Morrison 9; B Lynn 4, A Morrison 17.

LEAGUE

In the league championship, meanwhile, the latest results are:

Buckna 2, Ballymena Methodist 3: J Reid 8, R Dickson 7; S Hamill 10, T Dillon 17; A Hamill 4, J Simms 11; A McCullough 13, A Bacon 9.

Clough ‘B’ 4, Cuningham ‘A’ 1: J Wasson 7, L McIlroy 5; S Anderson 14, G Logan 5; A McCosh 12, S McKee 5; C Orr 8, C Millar 12.

Cuningham ‘B’ 2, Killymurris Glarryford 3: H Lynn 10, J McWhirter 7; J Kerr 10, I McMaster 7; B Russell 6, S Dunlop 12; B Lynn 6, D Dunlop 10.

Connor 4, Killymurris Carnlea 1: J Elliott 15, WJ McAlonan 11; N Garrett 7, D McCullough 11; D Elliott 12, W Crawford 6; T Hill 14, D Kernohan 2.

First Broughshane 3.5, High Kirk 1.5: D Calderwood 5, D Robinson 11; A Davidson 9, T McPeake 9; A Hunter 10, M Boyd 6; J Gaston 14, H Clements 7.

Connor 2, Grange 3: J Elliott 6, G Millar 11; L White 6, B Millar 7; T Hill 8, R Duffin 11; D Elliott 16, H McCullough 6.