Dalriada battled their way into the Schools Cup Semi Finals with a 17 – 5 win against Bangor Grammar on Saturday morning.

Jack Dowey scored in the first half with Stuart Moore adding the conversion to give the home side a 7- 0 lead at the break.

Bangor crossed ten minutes into the second half to take the score to 7 – 5 before Moore added a penalty for the Ballymoney school to take the score to 10 – 5.

A barnstorming finish from Dalriada ended with Jack Horsborough crossing in the final minutes. Thomas Hunter converted to give a final score of Dalriada 17 Bangor 5.

The full Schools Cup quarter final results are as follows:

  • Campbell College 11 Methodist College 10
  • Ballymena Academy 20 Belfast Royal Academy 9
  • Dalriada 17 Bangor Grammar 5
  • RBAI 38 Sullivan Upper 0

The draw for the semi finals was made on Saturday morning with Dalriada now facing Campbell College next Tuesday. 

  • RBAI v Ballymena Academy Kingspan Stadium, Monday 29th February, 2.30pm
  • Dalriada v Campbell College Kingspan Stadium, Tuesday 1st March, 2.30pm

Tickets for these games will go on sale on Monday via


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