Methody, after a quiet opening half upped the ante in the second. By then they by trailed 12-3, four penalties converted by Campbell outhalf Thomas Horner, Campbell having led 9-3 at half time, Duffy landing Methody's only score up until that stage.
Then, a after a sustained bout of Methody pressure almost brought a try in the 52nd minute, Methody achieved their breakthrough in the 26th minute when their outstanding full back, Mark Kettyle, crept crossed following a clever pass from Robbie Sloan.
Campbell College: J Cartmill; J Moutray, R Rea, P McCausland, B Elliot; T Horner, P Wallace; R Kelso, C Thalion, A Stewart, M Willis, J Andress, E Uzoigwe, G Moore, N McComb (capt)
Methodist College: M Kettyle; O Crossey, M Scott, J McCloughlin, R Duffy; L McCadden, R Sloan; C Graham, R Walsh, R Gleadhill, M Williams (capt), M Graham, S Minnis , D Benny, S Workman.
Referee: P Eakin (Ulster Branch).