Bank of Ireland Senior Cup 2016
Coleraine and Donemana reach final Coleraine and Donemana reach final ( ) ZZZZ3:52 pmZZZZ
There was a certain inevitability about Saturday’s North West senior cup semi-finals as Coleraine crushed Bready to reach their first showpiece final in 30 years while Donemana do what they always seem to do these days and frustrated a battling Brigade to reach their sixth in a row.
Few scares but favourites progress Few scares but favourites progress ( ) ZZZZ7:55 amZZZZ
There were a few scares along the way in Saturday’s Bank of Ireland senior cup quarter final ties however the “Big Three” of Donemana, Brigade and Coleraine and battling Bready too are through to the last four of this season’s blue riband trophy after some cracking weekend action.
Semi-final draw made Semi-final draw made ( ) ZZZZ5:14 pmZZZZ
Donemana - winners for the last four years - will host Brigade in the semi-final of the Bank of Ireland NW Senior Cup, with Coleraine entertaining Bready in the other match.
Big guns kept apart Big guns kept apart ( ) ZZZZ1:47 pmZZZZ
Anyone hoping to see two of the North West’s “Big 3” clashing in this season’s decider couldn’t have hand-picked a better line-up as Brigade, Coleraine and Donemana weren’t just kept apart in draw, but the trio even got home advantage as well.
Big Peat claims Player of the Round accolade Big Peat claims Player of the Round accolade ( ) ZZZZ5:01 pmZZZZ
Salmon beats off tough challengers to win the Bank of Ireland Player of the Round award.
Few alarms as fancied sides progress Few alarms as fancied sides progress ( ) ZZZZ2:13 amZZZZ
Glorious sunshine greeted the start of the 2016 Bank of Ireland Senior Cup campaign and as with most years, matches went pretty much as expected with just about all favourites progressing.
Senior Cup gets under way Senior Cup gets under way ( ) ZZZZ6:12 amZZZZ
After last Saturday’s All-Ireland action, local cricket clubs will stay focused on the cups this week as the 1st round of the region’s own blue riband competition dominates the North West programme.
Bank of Ireland Senior Cup Bank of Ireland Senior Cup ( ) ZZZZ11:16 pmZZZZ
With the senior cup first round ties looming this weekend the local Union took the opportunity to unveil Bank of Ireland as the competition’s new sponsor.
Strabane to host senior cup final Strabane to host senior cup final ( ) ZZZZ7:30 amZZZZ
This year's North West senior cup final will be held at Strabane Park following a meeting of the Grounds Allocation Committee and approved by the Union's Board of Control.