Terry Kelly Memorial Cup takes centre stage on Sunday

Aaron Nash (Tristar) and Brendan Cannon (3 Flowers) go for a high ball during their D & D game at the Brandywell.  (1701jB100)
Aaron Nash (Tristar) and Brendan Cannon (3 Flowers) go for a high ball during their D & D game at the Brandywell. (1701jB100)

THE quarter-finals of the Terry Kelly Memorial Cup take pride of place this weekend with three of the four ties down for decision on Sunday in the Derry & District F.A. programme.

Cup favourities, Three Flowers host First Division representatives, Culmore; The Bentley entertain Tristar at Ardmore while in another all-Premier Division fixture, Brandywell Harps and Don Bosco’s lock horns in Brandywell Stadium.

Meanwhile, in the Premier Division Top of the Hill Celtic can open up a four points gap on the summit if they defeat Porter’s while Trojans face Celtic Swifts.

In Division One, Oxford can move 10 points clear if they can overcome Phoenix; Crescent entertain Ballymoor and Campbell’s face A.O.H. Harps.

Terry Kelly Cup Quarter-Finals - The Bentley v. Tristar, Ardmore; Brandywell Harps v. Don Bosco’s, Brandywell Stadium and Three Flowers v. Culmore, Showgrounds.

The Lisahally v. Oxford United Stars quarter-final will be played on Sunday, February 12th in Strathfoyle.

Premier Division - Top of the Hill Celtic v. Porter’s, Lisnagelvin 4; Trojans v. Celtic Swifts, Oakland.

Division One - Crescent v. Ballymoor, St. Columb’s 2; Oxford v. Phoenix, Lisnagelvin 2; Campbell’s v. A.O.H. Harps, Prehen 5.

All games must kick-off at 11.30 a.m. and all cup ties must be played to a finish.

Sympathy

All those associated with the Derry & District F.A., extend sincere sympathy to the friends and families of Bernadette O’Neill and Jean McCourt who both sadly passed away recently.

May they rest in peace.

Terry Kelly Cup

Semi-Finals

At last Monday’s meeting the draw for the semi-finals of the Terry Kelly Memorial Cup were made and it resulted as follows - Three Flowers or Culmore v. Lishally or Oxford United Stars; The Bentley or Tristar v. Brandywell Harps or Don Bosco’s.

The draw was also made for the first round of Derry & District F.A.’s Blue Riband Trophy, the McAlinden Cup and it resulted - Culmore v. Three Flowers; A.O.H. Harps v. Brandywell Harps; Abercorn v. Porter’s and Trojans v. Top of the Hill Celtic.

The following teams received byes - Strand United, Tristar, Don Bosco’s, Oxford United Stars, Campbell’s, Ballymoor, Phoenix, Lisahally, Celtic Swifts, Maydown and Crescent.