back Posted on 15 March 2024
Following a thrilling match, Royal Belfast Academical Institution has been crowned champion of the 2024 John Minnis Burney Cup with a 2-1 win over Banbridge Academy.

Two goals from Man of the Match John Cunningham proved to be decisive despite a late goal from Banbridge’s Adam McKee.

Sponsored by leading local estate agent, John Minnis Estate Agents, the Burney Cup is an annual competition which sees the strongest schools affiliated to the Ulster Branch of the Irish Hockey Association participate during the spring term of the school year.

Speaking following the final, John Minnis, Company Director at John Minnis Estate Agents commented:

“As a local business, John Minnis Estate Agents is committed to lending its support to community initiatives, and as sponsor of the Burney Cup, is thrilled to play its part in promoting sport, fitness, and friendly competition.

“The John Minnis Burney Cup is always a hugely enjoyable event, and it is fantastic that the 2024 final has mirrored the success of previous years.

“We would like to congratulate the Royal Belfast Academical Institution team on its win and Banbridge Academy on a superb effort – we’re already looking forward to next year!”

John Minnis Estate Agents has an expansive portfolio of properties across its five offices in North Down and Belfast, specialising in property services including valuations, land sales, residential lettings, and financial advice.
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