Blue Riband Cup dominates fixtures

Olympic's Ben Curran holds off this challenge from Sion Swift's Aaron Gillespie. (0503PG11)
Olympic's Ben Curran holds off this challenge from Sion Swift's Aaron Gillespie. (0503PG11)

THE Blue Riband Cup dominates tomorrow’s Rathmor Pre-MOT Centre Springtown NW Saturday Morning League programme with seven ties due to be decided as well as fixtures in all three division.

The first tie is an all First Division affair as Greysteel Celtic welcome Collon Celtic while, in an all Premiership clash, Westbank United play Foyle Harps at Prehen. Another top flight clash sees Du Pont welcoming Phoenix Swifts to Campsie, Championship side Gransha Institute take on First Division Oxford United and the Championship leaders Benbradagh face First Division high flyers Art Deco in Dungiven. The last of the weekend’s cup action sees Championship side Newton Heath take on Premiership Creggan Swifts.

Meanwhile, in the Premier Division, Drumahoe welcome Rosemount to The YMCA while there are two games in the Championship as Tamnaherin Celtic take on Sion Swifts and Foyle Athletic meet Strabane Athletic at The Showgrounds. The final fixture comes from the First Division where Tristar face Hatmore Harps at Leafair


Saturday, March 16th, Blue Riband Cup - Clifton Villa v Brandywell Celtic (Lisnagelvin 3).

Premier Division - Foyle Harps v Drumahoe (St. Columb’s Stadium); Westbank United v Creggan Swifts (Prehen 1); Clooney v Phoenix Swifts (Prehen 6).

The Championship - Strabane Athletic v Tamnaherin Celtic (Strabane); Newton Heath v Sion Swifts (Leafair); Olympic v Foyle Athletic (Daisyfield 2).

First Division - Culmore v Greysteel Celtic (Culmore); Oxford Utd v Collegians (Thornhill College); Art Deco v Oakleaf Celtic (Barra Road).

Saturday, March 23rd - Premier Division - Brandywell Celtic v Drumahoe (Prehen 6); Foyle Harps v Clifton Villa (Showgrounds); Creggan Swifts v Phoenix Swifts (St. Columb’s 3).

The Championship - Gransha Institute v Tamnaherin Celtic (Lisnagelvin 3).

First Division - Collon Celtic v HML (Templemore Central); Tristar v Culmore (Prehen 1); Hatmore Harps v Collegians (Leafair); Greysteel Celtic v Oakleaf Celtic (Vale Centre); Oxford United v Art Deco (Thornhill).