Portglenone grab glory in Connie Scott Cup final

Portglenone captain Amy Hunter receives the Connie Scott Memorial Cup from Old Bleach vice-President Fred Anderson. Also included is Tammy Scott.
Portglenone captain Amy Hunter receives the Connie Scott Memorial Cup from Old Bleach vice-President Fred Anderson. Also included is Tammy Scott.

Portglenone won the Midweek Triples League’s Connie Scott Memorial Cup with a 13-shot success over Old Bleach on Friday night.

The Bannsiders avenged a heavy league defeat by the same opponents a couple of weeks earlier to win the cup.

Beaten Scott Cup finalists Old Bleach.

Beaten Scott Cup finalists Old Bleach.

Old Bleach 39, Portglenone 52: J Millar Snr 13, P Gray 23; D Selfridge 16, L McAuley 15; J Millar 10, G Merron 14.

LEAGUE

Meanwhile, the race for the league title is entering the closing weeks, with Ballymena hot favourites to win the title.

They received five more points after opponents Antrim I conceded the game. Other recent results are:

Old Bleach 56 (5), Portglenone 27 (0): A Booth 20, G Merron 8; S Gilmore 17, A Millar 10; F Robb 19, L McAuley 9.

Antrim II 21 (0), Ahoghill 57 (5): W Walker 7, G Beattie 16; M Clewer 5, J Patterson 19; R Kennedy 9, J Marks 22.

Ahoghill 43 (4), Broughshane 38 (1): J Marks 13, WJ Surgenor 10; G Beattie 17, F Wilson 14; D McNeill 13, P Johnston 14.