Banter from the Bann

RECENT RESULTS: Saturday 14th April - Moneyslane 1-4 Banbridge Rangers; Banbridge Rangers Reserves 1-8 Armagh City Reserves; Banbridge Rangers Swifts 6-1 Lurgan Thistle Reserves; Windmill Stars U18s 2-3 Banbridge Rangers U18s; Seagoe U13s 1-6 Banbridge Rangers U13s.

FIXTURES: Tuesday 17th April - Firsts (a) Broomhedge 6.30pm; Under 13s (h) Gilford Crusaders 7.00pm

Wednesday 18th April - Ladies (h) Carnmoney 7.00pm

Friday 20th April - Firsts (n) Ballymacash Rangers 6.30pm

Saturday 21st April - Swifts (a) Rectory Rangers Res 2.15pm; U13s (a) Lurgan Town 10.30am

LADIES TEAM - Banbridge Rangers Ladies are actively recruiting for the new season which starts this Wednesday with the first league game against Carnmoney at the Tech with kick off at 6.30pm. If you are over the age of 14 and would like to take part please contact Robbie Baird on 07815871275 for details on upcoming training sessions and matches.

TESCO VOUCHERS - Banbridge Rangers are collecting Tesco Vouchers for Clubs and Schools and are looking to beat last years remarkable total of 28,500 which saw the club gain a tablet computer, digital camera and various training equipment. You can bring your vouchers to any training session or match where a committee member will gratefully accept.

YOUTH AWARDS NIGHT - Banbridge Rangers Youth Academy held an awards night last Friday in the Downshire Arms hotel to acknoweledge the exploits of the development age teams within the club. There were up to 90 players and parents in attendance to represent the Under 8 and Under 10 sections. After the awards there was a buffet provided followed by a disco with the young players expressing themselves on the dancefloor as well as they have been on the pitch this year.

Banbridge Rangers committee would like to thank all off the volunteers who help out with the organistaion and coaching throughout the year. The youth system is growing rapidly and successfully with plans in force for next season. If you or your children would like to become part of the coaching or playing staff next season then please come down and you will be made feel welcome.