Town’s pre-season and league fixtures announced

Banbridge Town's Crystal Park.
Banbridge Town's Crystal Park.

Cliftonville, Ards and Dundalk will all visit Crystal Park this summer before Banbridge Town begin their league campaign at home to Glebe Rangers.

The club’s pre-season and Championship Two fixtures have been released, those three visits the home highlights of the summer friendlies.

Their pre-season fixtures begin on July 9th with the league season kicking off on 8th August.

They begin the Championship Two season with three home matches in their first four outings as Glebe Rangers visit Crystal Park on the opening day, Saturday 8th August.

Town then travel to face last season’s third placed side Limavady United before returning home to take on Tobermore and Sport & Leisure Swifts.

Town’s two local derby fixtures against Dollingstown will take palce on 19th December at Planter’s Park and 26th March at Crystal Park.

Ryan Watson’s men, meanwhile, are at home in their first game of 2016, hosting Coagh United on Saturday 2nd January.

They wait until November to first text the mettle against the two sides relegated from Championship One last season, travelling to PSNI on the 7th and hosting Dundela on the 28th.

It’s a big season for the club, who are hoping to push further up the table than last season’s 11th placed finish.


Thursday July 9, away to Lurgan Town at 7.30pm

Tuesday July 14, away to Newry City AFC at 7.30pm

Saturday July 18, away to Killyleagh

Monday July 20, friendly against Banbridge Rangers at Cheney Park

Saturday July 25, home to Cliftonville FC

Tuesday July 28, home to Ards FC at 7.30pm

Saturday August 1, home to Dundalk Select


08.08.2015 Banbridge Town v Glebe Rangers

15.08.2015 Limavady United v Banbridge Town

22.08.2015 Banbridge Town v Tobermore United

05.09.2015 Banbridge Town v Sport & Leisure Swifts

19.09.2015 Coagh United v Banbridge Town

03.10.2015 Banbridge Town v Queens University

10.10.2015 Moyola Park v Banbridge Town

17.10.2015 Newington YC v Banbridge Town

24.10.2015 Banbridge Town v Portstewart

07.11.2015 PSNI v Banbridge Town

14.11.2015 Banbridge Town v Wakehurst

28.11.2015 Banbridge Town v Dundela

19.12.2015 Dollingstown v Banbridge Town

02.01.2016 Banbridge Town v Coagh United

16.01.2016 Wakehurst v Banbridge Town

30.01.2016 Banbridge Town v Limavady United

06.02.2016 Portstewart v Banbridge Town

20.02.2016 Banbridge Town v Newington YC

27.02.2016 Tobermore United v Banbridge Town

12.03.2016 Banbridge Town v Moyola Park

19.03.2016 Dundela v Banbridge Town

26.03.2016 Banbridge Tow v Dollingstown

02.04.2016 Queens University v Banbridge Town

16.04.2016 Glebe Rangers v Banbridge Town

23.04.2016 Banbridge Town v PSNI

30.04.2016 Sport & Leisure Swifts v Banbridge Town