Four local sides aiming for Bob Radcliffe semis

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On Saturday, the Bob Radcliffe Cup continues at the quarter-final stage with a quarter of the sides still in the draw hailing from the Banbridge area.

There is a chance they could all make it through to the semi-final stages with all four avoiding each other in the last eight.

Banbridge Town will host Mid-Ulster Intermediate A side Tandragee Rovers, who will provide stiff opposition for Banbridge. They’re unbeaten so far this term, picking up five victories and one draw so far. They’ve already visited Banbridge and left with a win this season, having seen off Banbridge Rangers 4-3 at Havelock Park.

Moneyslane, meanwhile, will have their work cut out for them against Championship Two side Coagh United. United have lost two of their opening three league games but Slane know they will have to be at their very best to see off NI Football League opposition.

Also in with a tough task are Intermediate A side Seapatrick, who host Championship Two high-flyers Annagh United. The Craigavon side have won only won of their opening three league matches but are fancied to be amongst the leading sides in their division come the end of the campaign.

Finally, Rathfriland Rangers face a trip to Newtownhamilton to take on Intermediate B side Tullyvallen Rangers, who have already beaten Moneyslane 2-1 at Jubilee Park this season.

All of those games are due to kick-off at 2.30pm.

Banbridge Rangers, meanwhile, travel to AFC Craigavon in league action.

There is also a local derby on offer as Moneyslane Legends host Rathfriland Colts in the opening round of the Bobby Dalzell Cup (kick-off 1.30pm).