They have been a leading light in the BPIL
since they were seconded there due to the restructuring of the Championship several years ago, and they will be marginal favourites against an up-and-coming Colin Valley.
Having carefully assembled his first team panel over a number of years, he felt he boasted one of the most talented sides in the BPIL
, and told his players they might never get a better chance of winning the league, an opinion which has since been vindicated.
The Antrim men won 4-1 at home to Ballysillan Swifts in Saturday's BPIL
has seen a high turnover of teams over the past decade with only Desertmartin, Dunloy and Ballynure OB longstanding members of the top division.
HONOURS IN CAREER: Ballymena Provincial Intermediate League title, Reynolds Cup, Canada Trophy, Crawford Cup, promotion to the Coleraine Premier League, runnerup in the BPIL
, runner-up in the Constitution Cup, runner-up in the Coleraine League Shield and BPIL
manager of the year two years in succession.
OTC Bulletin Board: BPIL
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