Ballymoney put their PBA Cup on the line

Ballymoney's Gary Kelly
Ballymoney's Gary Kelly

Ballymoney's PBA Piggott Senior Cup defence will be put to the test tonight when the travel to Gunningmore Park to face Cookstown in what should be an epic quarter final confrontation.

They lifted the trophy for the 19th time last season and have the opportunity of creating a little piece of club history by racking up a hat-trick of wins for the first time.

The Ballymoney boys have yet to taste defeat this season and are proudly perched at the top of the PBA Senor League table - they are also through the last 16 of the IBA Cup.

But Cookstown, who produced an outstanding performance last Saturday to send the much-fancied Whitehead spinning out of the IBA Senior Cup, are a different proposition on their home green and will be looking to improve their Piggott Cup record as they haven't hand their hands on the trophy since 2007.

Tonight: NIPBA Piggott Cup quarter finals: Cookstown v Ballymoney, Dunluce v Letterkenny, Coleraine v Limavady, Portrush v Ballycastle.

Tomorrow: NIPBA Triples round two: D McMacken (Dungiven) v S Wilmont (Dunluce), J Hagan (Brooke Park) v B Kennedy (Coleraine), F Morrow (Ballycastle) v G Kelly (Ballymoney), K Shirley (Ballymoney) v I McClure (Portrush), G McCloy (Portrush) v V Dallas (Coleraine), B Smyth (Ballymoney) v J Calvin (Coleraine), S Quinn (Cookstown) v J Johnston (Dungiven), M Wilson (Cookstown) v P Moore (Dunluce). B Kane (Dunluce) v W McCaw (Ballymoney), R Brown Limavady) v RJ McBride (Ballymoney), E Curran (Portrush) v J Hutchinson (Castlerock), D Culbertson (Dunluce) v H McCallym (Coleraine), A Bates (Magherafelt) v C Mabon (Letterkenny), B McAlary (Ballymoney) v J Martin (Ballymoney), A Cassley (Ballymoney) v K Tinney (Letterkenny, N Vauls (Coleraine) v W McKeown (Dunluce).

Monday, June 12: NIPBA Pairs round four: R Allen (Ballymoney) v M Broderick (Coleraine), K Shirley (Ballymoney) v D McCann (Kilrea), D McElroy (Cookstown) v V Dallas (Coleraine), U McKeeman (Dunluce) v A Davvison (Coleraine), O Steele (Coleraine) v W McCaw (Ballymoney), E Curran (Portrush) v G Kelly (Ballymoney), C Wylie (Limavady) v H Paul (Ballymoney), R Aspinall (Cookstown) v M wilson (Cookstown).