Billy clings on to claim the only win for Dromore against victorious Vady

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Dromore gave Limavady a real battle in the first round of the IBA Senior Cup before going down 77-72 at Holm Park.

Billy Clinghan came up with the only Dromore win, but all the games were closely fought.

Houston’s win not enough

Ian Houston was the only Dromore B winner but it was not enough against Banbridge B, who won by 94-68 in the first round of the IBA Junior Cup at Holm Park.

Houston was level 8-8 at the tenth and 13-13 five ends later before gaining a seven shots win.

Down 3-13 at the tenth and 6-19 at 15 ends Ken Aiken lost by 21 shots.

At the tenth, Sammy Malcolmson was 12-13 down but 18-16 ahead at 15 ends before losing by six shots.

Down 8-10 at the tenth and 13-14 at 15 ends Alan Sudlow lost by six shots.

J. Clinghan, D. Cruikshanks, J. Black, K. Aiken 7, K. Tomlinson 28; W. J. Morgan, M. McDowell, W. Reid, S. Malcolmson 19, J. Hamilton 25; T. Ogle, J. Bell, C. Houston, I. Houston 24, R. Shortt 17; T. Sudlow, J. Kirk, L. Dickson, A. Sudlow 18, J. Morgan 24.

FIXTURES

TOMORROW (SATURDAY), 2pm

NIBA

DIVISION 1: Bangor v Dromore, Divis v Lisnagarvey.

DIVISION 4: Lisnagarvey B v Cloughey, Finaghy v Newcastle.

DIVISION 5: Dromore B v Newry, Lagan Valley v BETS.

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DIVISION 2: Hilden v Salisbury.

DIVISION 4: Ards B v Malone.

DIVISION 5: Comber B v Hilden B.