Causeway Chronicle

Balnamore through in Junior Shield

Balnamore earned their place in the fourth round of the Toals County Antrim Junior Shield last weekend with a comprehensive win over Portaferry.

Played at Paddy’s Park Dervock, when Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council failed to provide a caretaker at Fulton Park in Balnamore, the hosts, despite losing home advantage won the game 8-1 with goals coming from Thomas Elder 12′, Aaron Mclelland 30′, Drew McCrellis 41′, 43′, 70′, Lee Barr 54′, Robert Boreland 56′ and Joel Christie 85′. Pearse Moreland 75′ replied with alate goalm for the visitors.

Congratulations to Balnamore’s Drew McCrellis on scoring a hat-trick in the tie.

Balnamore 1 Joel Madison GK 3 Ryan Brolly, 4 Robert Boreland C 6 Lee Barr, 7 Lee Kelly, 8 Ricki Laverty 9 Thomas Elder, 13 Chad Dobbin 16 Joel Christie, 17 Tony Kelly, 18 Aaron Mclelland Substitutions 2 Stuart Walker 11 Rhys Keys, 12 Corey Holmes 19 Drew McCrellis 20 James Elder

Portaferry Rovers II, 1 Shea Smyth GK 2 Lewis Ritchie, 3 Padraig Mason 4 John Dorrian, 5 Connor Fay C, 6 Marc Mageean, 7 Finlay Smyth, 8 Pearse Moreland 9 Ciaran Milligan, 10 Gerard Curran 11 Fergal Sims Substitutions, 12 Bobby Curran.

Referee: Paul Moore

Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
Action from Balnamore’s 8-1 County Antrim Junior Shield victory over Portaferry II at the weekend. Pic: William McConaghie
William McConaghie

William McConaghie