Inst won’t ‘roll over’ for Bann at Havelock

Banbridge Coach Mark Tumilty is wary of this weekend's Ulster derby opponents. Pic: Rowland White / PressEye
Banbridge Coach Mark Tumilty is wary of this weekend's Ulster derby opponents. Pic: Rowland White / PressEye

Banbridge Hockey Club daren’t take anything for granted this weekend.

Mark Tumilty’s side host fellow Ulster team Instonians in the third game of their EY Hockey League campaign.

Promoted last season, Instonians suffered two defeats in their first ever weekend in the EY League.

However, they at least made Pembroke and Monkstown work for 2-1 and 3-1 victories respectively.

And when they come to Havelock Park on Saturday (pass-back 2.45pm), Tumilty is expecting more of the same fight.

He said: “This weekend showed that they’re not going to roll over. I have no doubt that this will be a tough game. We know we have to play to the level that we’re capable of