Season starts for Bann teams

Banbridge in action at Lisnagarvey.
Banbridge in action at Lisnagarvey.

All eight senior teams at Banbridge Hockey Club will be in action this weekend as the 2014-2015 hockey season starts for all leagues this week.

The season has already started positively for the club with success for both the Men’s and Ladies 1st XI teams to date in their opening fixtures with the Men 1st XI comfortably beating Kilkeel 5-0 last Monday night in the Kirk Cup and the Ladies winning both of their opening Senior Cup games with 1-0 wins against both Dungannon and Victorians.

The Men’s 1st XI started their Premier League campaign on Saturday playing against old rivals Lisnagarvey. In what was always going to be a close battle for the points it was Bann that came out on top winning 4-3 in a thrilling game.

Midweek fixtures will continue this week for the Men’s and Ladies 1st XIs as they continue in the GOC Estate Agents Kirk Cup and Senior Cup respectively and then they will both play league games on Saturday at Havelock.

Due to the Kirk Cup match at Havelock on Tuesday night, the Men’s 2-4s will train on Thursday night from 8.30-9.45pm.

The Men’s and Ladies 2nd, 3rd and 4th’s will start their season at the weekend with league matches.