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Ballymena Premier League concentrate on Cup ties

Cup games are now at the forefront of fixtures to be played in the Ballymena Intermediate League as it is hoped to get all cups down to the finalists during the last two Saturdays in March.
The Finals are planned to be played during April and May so it’s hoped the wet weather abates and allows games played as scheduled.

INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE
Group A
GLEBE RANGERS 3 1 DESERTMARTIN
The Martin went in front after Kaelum Irvine scored on the 19th minute followed by Lewis Vance scoring for Glebe on the 23rd minute.

Glebe went in front after Harry Kirkpatrick scored on the 39th minute and sealed the win with his second goal on the 61st minute.
Referee Mr Marty Woods

CHIMNEY CORNER v WELLINGTON REC – Pitch Unplayable.

GROUP B
BRANTWOOD 0 3 WAKEHURST
Wakehurst led by a goal scored by Jack McMurray on the 20th minute at half-time.

Wakehurst went on to score two more goals by Darren Kidd on the 80th and 85th minute to take all three points.
Referee Mr Marty Crawford

O’Gorman Cup 1st Round
DUNLOY 0 2 STRABANE ATHLETIC
Strabane went in front after Warner Mullen scored on the 15th minute this goal separated the teams at half-time.

Strabane got a second goal scored by Gary Merritt on the 67th minute to progress to the next round.
Referee Mr Finton Coyle

O’Gorman Cup 2nd Round
NEWTOWNE 2 3 BALLYMONEY UNITED
No goals had been scored at half-time then Ciaran McLaughlin put Ballymoney ahead on the 47th minute.

Newtowne equalised when Craig McAllister scored on the 58th minute then were in front after Daniel Boyle scored on the 78th minute.
Ballymoney came back with two goals scored by Ciaran McLoughlin on the 85th minute and Matthew Boyle on the 93rd minute to progress to the next round.
Referee Mr Terry Foley

Crawford Cup 1st Round
DONEGAL CELTIC 2 0 COOKSTOWN YOUTH
No goals were scored until Michael McClorey scored for Celtic on the 57th minute.

The Youth tried hard to get back into the game then on the95thminute Odhran Crag scored a second goal for Celtic sealing the win.
Referee Mr Damien Maguire

Crawford Cup Quarter Final
BELFAST CELTIC 2 1 RATHCOOLE
Rathcoole went in front after Harry Bassett scored on the 7th minute this goal separating the team until Shane McKernan equalised for Celtic on the 28th minute.

Both teams went for the winner after this with Anthony Nelson scored the winner for Celtic on the 61st minute.
Referee Mr Gary Thompson

JUNIOR LEAGUE DIVISION ONE
GREENISLAND DEV 3 4 GREENCASTLE ROVERS
The Rovers went in front after Mark Tutin scored on the 9th minute then Patrick Moore equalised for the Islanders on the 36th minute.

Micheal Toland put the Rovers ahead on the 48th minute then Dylan McCord equalised on the 52nd minute.
Mark Tutin scored his second goal on the 56th minute followed by Martin Coyle scoring on the 55th putting the Rovers two goals ahead.
Back came the Islanders with Alex Haggan scoring on the 85th minute but they could not get the equaliser.
Referee Mr Mark O’Neil

St JAMES SWIFTS RES v INSPIRED COMMUNITY Abandoned
Due the wet and worsening conditions the referee in agreement with the teams abandoned the game on the 12th minute with no goals scored.
Referee Mr Dean McLernon

JUNIOR LEAGUE DIVISION TWO
BALLYCLARE NORTH END 2 5 GRANGE RANGERS
North End went clear with goals scored by Dylan Forsythe and Stephen Howe on the 16th and 19th minutes.

Grange got back in the game with goals scored by Craig Boston 26th, Darren Hamilton 34th and Paul Martin 39th minutes to lead at half-time. Grange went on to get two more goals scored by Paul Martin 73rd and Jack Cousins 90th minutes.
Referee Mr Paul Aston

BALLYNURE OB ‘B’ 7 0 NEWINGTON RANGERS
The Nure led by goals scored by Marc Campbell 9th, Ryan Lowry 16th, and Ben Hanna 40th at half-time.

Four goals were scored in the second half by Cameron Bell 51st and 53rd minutes and Dean Adams 79th and 87th minutes.
Referee Mr Rodney Campbell

WELLINGTON REC II 7 0 GREEENCASTLE ROVERS II
The Rec were two goals clear at half-time scored by Richard Wilson 14th and Jamie Magill 41st minutes.

Five more goals followed scored by Curtis Crawford 70th and 73rd, Darryl Boston 82nd Christopher Guiller 91st and an OG 94th minutes.
Referee Mr coin Rainey.

Canada Trophy 2nd Round
RATHCOOLE RESERVES 6 1 LOUGHSIDE
Rathcoole took a three-goal lead with goals scored by Adam Doyle 10th, Mackenzie Smyth 27th and Stephen McDowell 38th minutes.

Loughside got a goal back when Jrdan Carruthers scored on the 61st minute then three more goals scored by Joel Garner 63rd, Samuel Duff 67th and Mark Jeffers 70th minutes completed the scoring.
Referee Mr Gerard McAuley

DONEGAL CELTIC RES v COKSTOWN OLYMPIC – Not Played
Cookstown Olympic did not fulfil fixture. Now a Committee Decision

Linda Welshman Memorial Cup 1st Round
NORTH BELFAST UNITED 2 12 KILLYMOON RANGERS
Killymoon were certainly on song scoring Twelve goals through Matthew McMenemy 1st 12th, 34th, and 47th minutes.

Luke Patterson 26th, Eoin Gallagher 42nd, 52nd and 84th minutes. Richard Donaghy 33rd, 44th and 49th minutes and Stuart Donaghy 88th minute. the North goals wee scored by Brooklyn Duncan 34th and Nathan Mullan 80th minutes. Referee Mr Alan McWhirter

Linda Welshman Memorial Cup 2nd Round
DESERTMARTIN SWIFTS v NORTH BALLYMENA RANGERS ATH
North Ballymena withdrew from Competition.

FIXTURES – Saturday 23rd March – Kick-off @ 2.00pm
INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE
Group A

Chimney Corner v Wellington Rec @ Allen Park. Antrim
Newtowne v Glebe Rangers @ Scroggy Road. Limavady
Desertmartin – Free

Group B
Brantwood v Ballymoney United @ Skegoneil Avenue. Belfast
Strabane Athletic v Rathcoole @ Melvin Stadium. Strabane
Dunloy – Requested Free Date
Wakehurst Free

O’Gorman Cup = Prelim Round
St James Swifts v Belfast Celtic @ Celtic Park. Suffolk Road. Belfast

2nd Round
Maiden City v Donegal Celtic @ Ryan McBride Stadium. Brandywell
Newbuildings United v Cookstown Youth @ Duncastle Road. Newbuildings

JUNIOR LEAGUE DIVISION ONE
Desertmartin Swifts v Cookstown Olympic @ Dromore Park. Desertmartin
Rathcoole Reserves v Greenisland Dev @ Diamond PF. Rathcoole
St James Swifts Res – Free

JUNIOR LEAGUE DIVISION TWO
North Belfast United v Grange Rangers @ Pitch 1. Mallusk PF. Newtownabbey
Wellington Rec II v Hightown Athletic @ Sandy Bay. PF Larne
Greencastle Rovers II v Loughside @ Pitch 2. Valley PF. Newtownabbey
North Ballymena Rangers – Free

Linda Welshman Memorial Cup – 1st Round
Red Star v Donegal Celtic Res @ Woodburn PF. Carrickfergus
Inspired Community v Belfast Celtic Res @ Pitch 2. Mallusk PF. Newtownabbey
Ballynure OB ‘B’ v Greencastle Rovers @ Parkview Hockey Club. Doagh

2nd Round
Newington Rangers v Ballyclare North End @ The Knowe. Magheramorne. Larne

Canada Trophy – 2nd Round
3rd Ballyclare OB v Ahoghill Thistle Dev @ Foundry Lane. Ballyclare

Quarter Final
Killymoon Rangers v Belfast Athletic @ 3g Pitch. MUSA. Cookstown

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