Jay Magee (52)
Owain Beggs (71)

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Neil Clydesdale (31)
Neil Clydesdale (36)
Conor Downey (64)
Michael Allison (83)

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Dundela celebrate with the league trophy (Picture: Gary Hancock)

DUNDELA CROWNED PREMIER INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

Dundela slipped to a home defeat to Banbridge Town but that disappointment didn't spoil the party as Russell Bowers' side were crowned champions after the game.

The Duns clinched the league title at the weekend with a five-goal thumping of Tobermore United, and now stand on the cusp of completing the double with the Intermediate Cup final against Queen's University awaiting them early next week.

With perhaps one eye focused on that game, it was possibly no surprise when a Neil Clydesdale double just after the half-hour mark fired Banbridge into a commanding lead.

Jay Magee did pull one back for the Duns early in the second half only for Conor Downey to restore Town's two-goal cushion on 64 minutes.

The sides traded goals through Owain Beggs (71 minutes) and Michael Allison (83) later in the half as Town ran out winners.

After the final whistle Dundela were presented with the Premier Intermediate League trophy by Alyn Spratt, Bluefin Sport, and PIL chairman Aidan Murphy.

Dundela: Sergeant, Morrison, Magee, Browne, Brown, Murdock, Beggs, Milligan, Devine, Fisher, Napier subs Martin (replaced Magee 58), Burns (not used), McMaster (not used), Irwin (replaced Devine 78), McClelland (replaced Browne 59)

Banbridge Town: McErlean, J. Wilson, Devlin, Acheson, Greene, Allison, Clydesdale, McCreanor, Downey, McGrath, Teggart subs Thompson (not used), Moffatt (replaced Clydesdale 73), Grant (replaced Allison 83), Todd (replaced Teggart 83), King (not used)

Referee: Ben McMaster

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