Fox’s Field to host match of the round

Armagh coach Kenny Hooks
Armagh coach Kenny Hooks

The “Match of Day” will be played at Fox’s Field when Campbell College host the Royal School, Armagh team, kick-off 11am.

Campbell College seem to have hit a period of good form at just the right time.

A recent 18-0 win against their opponents will put Campbell into the position of favourites to win this game.

The Royal School, Armagh coaching team of Kenny Hooks, Dave Eakin and Gareth Beggs will have learnt from their recent loss at the same venue and will hope to have a full squad available for selection.

If they can get their full starting line up on the pitch, the will be confident of reversing the score from their recent game.

Bangor Grammar will play their first Schools’ Cup game at their new campus in Bangor.

It seems entirely appropriate this game will be played against their near neighbours, and close rivals, from Sullivan Upper.

Bangor Grammar “flattered to deceive” somewhat with their narrow winning performance against Grosvenor Grammar in the second round.The much vaunted Bangor pack was, in the main, outplayed by the Grosvenor Grammar School pack and they need to improve.

The make-up of the Sullivan Upper team, coached by Willie Anderson, assisted by Laurence Kerr, and managed by Stephen Finlay, is based on the team that won the Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Medallion Shield three years ago.

The stage appears to be set for this talented Sullivan Upper squad. Will the Bangor Grammar School team be in a position to spoil the party?