Ballymena secure First Trust Ulster Senior Cup success

Paul Prichard
Ballymena captain Paul Pritchard with the Ulster Senior Cup

Ballymena secured a 17-11 victory over Banbridge in the First Trust Ulster Senior Cup final at Ravenhill, their 13th success in the competition.

Ballymena were second best in the first half but still led 7-6 thanks to an Ali Fraser try and Davy O'Hara conversion to two penalties by Robin Thompson.

Paul Prichard scored Ballymena's second try, with O'Hara again converting.

O'Hara landed another penalty and Ryan Patterson crossed the line for a late consolation try for Banbridge.

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