Cup win and cup loss for Garvey

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Larne 79 Lisnagarvey 71

Lisnagarvey had won in the NIBA Senior Cup on Wednesday night before travelling to Larne in the IBA Senior Cup, second round on Saturday and they lost a closely fought affair by eight shots.

At the tenth Noel Graham was 6-10 down and 11-16 at 15 ends and it stayed much the same with Garvey losing by six shots.

Ahead 8-5 at the tenth and 13-10 at 15 nends Ivan Craig was 13-15 down at 20 ends but lifted a three at the last end to win by a shot.

Level 9-9 at the tenth but 15-12 ahead at 15 ends Neil Mulholland finished with three, three, two to win by 11 shots.

Down 5-12 at the tenth and 8-19 at 15 ends Philip Cromie never recovered and lost by 14 shots.

A. McCann 25, S. Jess, P. Hughes, B. Carroll, N. Graham 19; D. McRandal 15, W. Scott, J. Chapman, G. McCloughlin, I. Craig 16; M. Murphy 13, S. Irwin, K. Armstrong, M. Nelson, N. Mulholland 24; A. Kyle 26, A. Johnston, J. Shortt, J. McCloughlin, P. Cromie 12.

Carrick 67 Lisnagarvey 84

Lisnagarvey eased through in the first round of the NIBA Senior Cup with a 17 shots win away to Carrick on Wednesday night.

Down 6-7 at the tenth and 10-10 at 15 ends Neil Mulholland lifted five and four to win by four shots.

Down 6-10 at the tenth Noel Graham came back to 12-13 five ends later and went on to win by five shots.

Ivan Craig was 7-9 down at the tenth but 12-11 up at 15 ends and he won by eight shots.

Down 10-19 at the tenth and 14-21 at 15 ends Philip Cromie was still 16-23 down at 18 ends. Garvey lifted five and three to finish all square.

C. Walker 16, S. Irwin, K. Armstrong, M. Nelson, N. Mulholland 20; A. Murray 15, S. Jess, P. Hughes, B. Carroll, N. Graham 20; E. Weatherup 12, W. Scott, J. Chapman, G. McCloughlin, I. Craig 20; J. Boyd 24, A. Johnston, J. Shortt, J. McCloughlin, P. Cromie 24.

Garvey now have a home tie with Lurgan on Wednesday, June 3.