BRA defeat Campbell in Schools final

Ballymena's Steve Lazars batting during the match against Lisburn at Eaton Park
Ballymena's Steve Lazars batting during the match against Lisburn at Eaton Park

Friday 19 June

Schools Cup final

Campbell College 146-7 M Hamill 45 no, J Beattie 26, A McCormick 25 no

BRA 147-7 F Collins 73 no

Belfast Royal Academy won by three wickets

A brilliant undefeated 73 by Francis Collins helped Belfast Royal Academy to a three-wicket victory over Campbell College at Osborne Park.

Earlier, an undefeated eighth-wicket partnership of 72 practically doubled Campbell's score to 146 and in reply Academy were struggling at 55-5 at the halfway stage of their innings.

The trophy was presented to Academy captain and Irish Schools pace bowler Andrew Forbes, whose performances have contributed so much to the team's successes.

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