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Holders RBAI are through to the last eight - Ulster Bank Schools Cup Update

Robin Walsh

Holders RBAI are through to the last eight of the Ulster Bank Ulster Schools cup with a run-affected four wicket win over Regent House and will now host Belfast High School for a place in the semi-finals.

The two best performances of the round came from Belfast Royal Academy's Jack Burton and Andrew Forbes. Burton was undefeated on 75 as his side posted 147 for 6 against Ballyclare High School and Forbes hit the stumps four times in succession as Ballyclare slumped to a 101 run defeat.

Campbell College's second string continued their cup run with with a narrow 1-0 bowlout victory over Royal School Dungannon.

The results of the second round that have been completed are:

Sullivan Upper 77 (J Matchett 18, P Beverland 4-4, R Wightman 2-9, P Telford 2-18)
Campbell College 2nd XI 80-8 (P Beverland 30, S Hodgins 3-11, R Watt 2-19)
Campbell College 2nd XI beat Sullivan Upper by 2 wickets

Belfast HS 144-8 (A Kelso 66, T Onyekwelu 2-16, D Robinson 2-31)
Bangor GS 138 (T Onyekwelu 60, S Brolly 3-7, N Greenlees 3-23)
Belfast HS beat Bangor GS by 6 runs

Belfast Royal Academy 147-6 (J Burton 75no)
Ballyclare HS 46 (A Forbes 6-12 inc 4 wickets in 4 balls - all clean bowled)
Belfast Royal Academy beat Ballyclare HS by 101 runs

Regent House 97-9 (J Halliday 23, M Mairs 3-11)
RBAI 79-4 (15 overs, P Dolaghan 56no)
RBAI beat Regent House by 6 wickets on net run rate

Campbell College 2nd XI beat RS Dungannon in a bowl out (1-0)

Wallace High School play Strabane Academy and Foyle College play Friends School on Friday.
Coleraine AI and Methodist College Belfast meet on Saturday.

The draw for the quarter finals is:

  • Belfast Royal Academy v Wallace High School/Strabane Academy
  • Coleraine AI/Methodist College Belfast v Campbell College 2nd XI
  • Foyle College/Friends' School v Campbell College
  • RBAI v Belfast HS