Banter from the Bann

Aaron Chambers beats his man. Pic: Philip Magowan
Aaron Chambers beats his man. Pic: Philip Magowan

RECENT RESULTS - Saturday January 28 – Hanover P-P Banbridge Rangers; Armagh Rovers 7-0 Ban Rangers Reserves; Ban Rangers Swifts 13-1 Lurgan United Reserves; Ban Rangers U18s P-P Crumlin United U18s; Seagoe U13s P-P Ban Rangers U13s; Ban Rangers U10s A 4-1 Oxford Sunnyside U10s; Ban Rangers U10s B 5-4 Loughgall U10s; Lurgan Town U8s 2-2 Ban Rangers U8s; Loughgall U8s 0-1 Ban Rangers U8s

FIXTURES: Friday February 3 – Reserves (h) Loughgall Reserves, 8pm

Saturday February 4 – Firsts (a) Oxford Sunnyside, 2.15pm; Swifts (h) Damolly Reserves, 2.15pm; U13s (a) Seagoe, 10.30am

CLUB PREVIEW: Banbridge Rangers will travel to Oxford Sunnyside on Saturday hoping to keep the pressure on the top two teams in the league, kick off at Knockrammer Park is back to the usual time of 2.15pm.

The Reserves will play at home this Friday night against Loughgall with kick off at 8.00pm at Cheney Park. The Swifts are at home to Newry side Damolly Reserves with Rangers third team winning the away tie 3-2 earlier in the season.

The Under 18s fixtures for February will be released during the week and the Under 13s take on Seagoe at Gordon Playing Fields in Lurgan with kick off at 10.30am.

The U10s and U8s fixtures will appear on the club’s facebook page on Thursday afternoon. The Cubs Mini Soccer is on at Havelock Park from 10-11am on Saturday and caters for all boys and girls from P1-P7.

FITNESS TRAINING: Banbridge Rangers training for senior members takes place at Cheney Park on Monday and Thursday nights from 7-8pm with £2 covering both nights. For anyone looking to extra fitness work the club has enlisted the services of Andy Ward who will be running sessions over the next few Tuesday evenings from 8-9pm at the new gym on the Lurgan Road. Club members can attend at a cost of £1 each with non members able to come at a cost of £2 each.