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Congratulations to Dunloy, Newbuildings and Strabane

Congratulations to Dunloy, Newbuildings United and Strabane Athletic who are all through to the Fourth Round of the IFA Intermediate Cup but unfortunately, Wakehurst lost out to Dunloy. The Wellington Rec game on Saturday was called off due to a water- logged pitch at the Showground and will now be played this Saturday.

We are hoping the weather is much kinder on Saturday 27th and we get all the scheduled games played.

INTERMEDIATELEAGUE
GROUP A
DONEGAL CELTIC v MAIDEN CITY Postponed

CHIMNEY CORNER v NEWTOWNE Postponed

GROUP B
BALLYMONEY UNITED v St JAMES SWIFTS Postponed

BELFAST CETLIC v RATHCOOLE Postponed

            CRAWFORD CUP

GROUP Two
BRANTWOOD v RANGERS Postponed
Note: All postponed games were off due frozen pitches and Water

GROUP Three
COOKSTOWN YOUTH 2 2 DESERTMARTIN
The Martins went in front after Connor Stewart scored on the 41st minute then Lee Glasgow equalised for the Youth on the 48th minute.
Time was beginning to run down when Jordan Hassan scored for the Martins on the 81st minute but back came the Youth with Curtis Hassan scoring the equaliser on the 93rd minute. Referee Mr Marty Woods

IFA INTERMEDIATE CUP 3rd ROUND
WAKHURST 2 3 DUNLOY after extra time
Both teams played it very tight at the start then Connor Doherty put Wakehurst in front on the 31st minute this goal separating the teams at half-time.
The second half saw Wakehurst keeping their one goa lead until Karl Fitzpatrick equalised for Dunloy on the 89th minute.
Extra Time was introduced then two goals scored by Michael O’Mullan and Deaglen Smith on the 97th and 100th minutes saw Dunloy in front. Wakehurst went all out to get back in the game when Jason Paul scored on the 108th minute but Dunloy held out for the win.

EAST BELFAST 1 2 STRABANE ATHLETIC
Strabane travelled to the Northern Amateur Premier Division League leaders and came away with a good win in a keenly contested game.
Strabane went in front after Kelvin Nelson scored on the 61st minute and held this lead until Daryl Evans equalised for East on the 86th minute. Strabane replied to this with Daniel Doran scoring on the 89th minute to claim the win and into the hat for the 4th Round Draw.

HOLYWOOD 0 1 NEWBUILDINGS UNIT
Both teams tended to cancel each other out in mid-field and at half-time no goals had been scored.
Things changed in the second half with Matthew Pierce scoring on the 65th minute putting the Newbuildings in front. After this Newbuildings kept it tight at the back and go into the hat for the 4th Round Draw.

BALLYMENA UNITED RES v WELLINGTON REC Postponed
Pitch covered in Water on Saturday

JUNIOR DIVISIONS ONE
BELFAST ATHLETIC 5 2 MALONEYS
Maloneys went in front after Ryan Stewart scored on the 14th minute and this goal separated the teams until Martin Reilly scored for the Athletic on the 51st minute.
The Athletic went in front when Sean Burns scored on the 68th minute followed by Stephen Bell equalising on the 74th minute.
Maloneys had man sent off on the 80th minute then goals scored by Martin Reilly on the 83rd, 85th Penalty and 89th minutes won the game for the Athletic. Referee Mr Alan McWhirter

DESERTMARTIN SWIFTS 1 3 INSPIRED COMMUNITY
The Swifts went in front after Matthew Thom scored on the 30th minute followed by Donnell Bosakanikabata equalising on the 42nd minute. Community scored two more goals through Cyril Bologo 56th minute and Ayub Jama 82nd minute to take all three points. Referee Mr Dean Mclernon

GREENCASTLE ROVERS 2 2 KILLYMOON RANGERS
Rangers went tow goals ahead scored by Richard Donaghy on the 14th and 42nd minutes.
Rovers got a goal back after Joseph Meaney scored on the 50th minute then had a man sent off on the 57th minute. Time was then running out when Joseph Meaney scored his second goal on the 87th minute. Referee Mr Rodney Campbell

RATHCOOLE RESERVES 4 1 3rd BALLYCLARE OB
Rathcoole went in front after Kai Hefferson scored on the 19th minute and then added his second goal on the 50th minute.
Ballyclare got a goal back on the 53rd minute to narrow the deficit. Rathcoole went on to score two more goals through Harry Bassett 82nd and Kai Hefferson 93rd minutes Referee Mr Colin Rainey

COOKSTOWN OLYMPIC 1 1 GREENISLAND DEV
No goals were scored before half-time though both teams had a man sent off on the 39th minute. Play was well into the second half when Owen Barrons scored on the 70th minute putting the Islanders ahead then on the 72nd minute the Olympic got back level after Connor Donnelly scored. Referee Mr Colin Arrell

St JAMES SWIFTS RES v SOFIA FARMER Postponed
Sofia Farmer did not fulfil Fixture.

JUNIOR LEAGUE DIVISION ONE
DONEGAL CELTIC RES 8 2 AHOGHILL THISTLE DEV
Celtic took a five-goal lead with goals scored by Ryan Burns 14th, Michael McClory 15th, Michael Gallagher 21st, Ryan Burns 47th and James McHugh 57th minutes.
Celtic then had man sent off on the 64th minute and Jamie Willighan converted a penalty for Thistle at the same time.
Thistle got a second goal scored by Jamie Willighan on the 68th minute then with time running out Micheal Gallager and Michael McCleary scored for Celtic on the 82nd and 94th minutes. Referee Mr Lewis Allison

HIGHTOWN ATHLETIC 1 1 LOUGHSIDE
Loughside went in front after Samuel McCormick scored on the 32nd minute and this goal separated the teams at half-time. The Athletic hit back with Jordan Byrne scoring on the 50th minute which saw the teams share the points at the end of the game. Referee Mr Brian Leitch

RED STAR 3 1 NEWINGTON RANGERS
The Star took an early lead after Andrew Hall scored on the 1st minute then followed with his second goal on the 11th minute.
Rangers got a goal back after Andrew Kerr scored on the 18th minute and this score remained at half-time. Andrew Hall completed his hat-trick on the 63rd minute which was the final goal in the game. Referee Mr Gerard McAuley

BALLYCLARE NORTH END v GREENCASTLE ROVERS II
BALLYNURE OB ‘B’ v NORTH BELFAST UNITED
GRANGE RANGERS v BELFAST CELTIC RES
NORTH BALLYMENA RGS v WELINGTON REC II
Note: All postponed games off due Pitches Frozen and covered in Snow and Water

FIXTURES Week-Ending Saturday 27th January 2024 All Domestic Games Kick off @ 2.00pm
Intermediate
League
Group A
Chimney Corner v Donegal Celtic @ Allen Park. Antrim
Desertmartin v Maiden City @ Dromore Park. Desertmartin

Group B
Brantwood v Strabane Athletic @ Skegoneil Avenue. Shore Road. Belfast

McReynolds Cup
Group One
St James Swifts v Belfast Celtic @ Celtic Park. Suffolk Road. Belfast

Group Four
Glebe Rangers v Ballymoney United @ Riada Stadium. Ballymoney
Dunloy v Cookstown Youth @ McCamphill Park. Dunloy

Crawford Cup
Group Three
Newtowne v Wakehurst @ Scroggy Road. Limavady

Group Two
Newbuildings United v Rathcoole @ Duncastle Road. Newbuilding’s

IFA Intermediate Cup
Ballymena Utd Res v Wellington Rec @ Ballymena Showgrounds.

JUNIOR LEAGUE DIVISION ONE
Cookstown Olympic v Maloneys @ Beechway PF. Cookstown
Greenisland Dev v Sofia Farmer @ Glenkeen Avenue. Greenisland
Rathcoole Reserves v Desertmartin Swifts @ Diamond PF. Rathcoole
Inspired Community v Greencastle Rovers @ Mallusk PF or Ormeau Park.
3rd Ballyclare OB v St James Swifts Res @ Foundry Lane. Ballyclare
Killymoon Rangers vBelfast Athletic@ 3g Pitch. MUSA. Cookstown

JUNIOR LEAGUE DIVISION TWO
North Ballymena Rgs v Ballyclare North End @ Pitch 4. Ballymena Showgrounds
Ahoghill Thistle Dev v Hightown Athletic @ Galgorm Community PF. Galgorm
Ballynure OB ‘B’ v North Belfast United @ Parkview Hockey Club. Doagh
Loughside v Newington Rangers @ Loughside PF. Shore Road. Belfast
Wellington Rec v Donegal Celtic Res @ Sandy Bay PF. Larne
Belfast Celtic Res v Grange Rangers @ Glen Road Heights. Belfast
Greencastle Rovers II v Red Star @ Pitch 2 Valley PF. Newtownabbey

Congratulations to Dunloy, Newbuildings United and Strabane Athletic who are all through to the Fourth Round of the IFA Intermediate Cup but unfortunately, Wakehurst lost out to Dunloy. The Wellington Rec game on Saturday was called off due to a water- logged pitch at the Showground and will now be played this Saturday.

We are hoping the weather is much kinder on Saturday 27th and we get all the scheduled games played.

INTERMEDIATELEAGUE
GROUP A
DONEGAL CELTIC v MAIDEN CITY Postponed

CHIMNEY CORNER v NEWTOWNE Postponed

GROUP B
BALLYMONEY UNITED v St JAMES SWIFTS Postponed

BELFAST CETLIC v RATHCOOLE Postponed

            CRAWFORD CUP

GROUP Two
BRANTWOOD v RANGERS Postponed
Note: All postponed games were off due frozen pitches and Water

GROUP Three
COOKSTOWN YOUTH 2 2 DESERTMARTIN
The Martins went in front after Connor Stewart scored on the 41st minute then Lee Glasgow equalised for the Youth on the 48th minute.
Time was beginning to run down when Jordan Hassan scored for the Martins on the 81st minute but back came the Youth with Curtis Hassan scoring the equaliser on the 93rd minute. Referee Mr Marty Woods

IFA INTERMEDIATE CUP 3rd ROUND
WAKHURST 2 3 DUNLOY after extra time
Both teams played it very tight at the start then Connor Doherty put Wakehurst in front on the 31st minute this goal separating the teams at half-time.
The second half saw Wakehurst keeping their one goa lead until Karl Fitzpatrick equalised for Dunloy on the 89th minute.
Extra Time was introduced then two goals scored by Michael O’Mullan and Deaglen Smith on the 97th and 100th minutes saw Dunloy in front. Wakehurst went all out to get back in the game when Jason Paul scored on the 108th minute but Dunloy held out for the win.

EAST BELFAST 1 2 STRABANE ATHLETIC
Strabane travelled to the Northern Amateur Premier Division League leaders and came away with a good win in a keenly contested game.
Strabane went in front after Kelvin Nelson scored on the 61st minute and held this lead until Daryl Evans equalised for East on the 86th minute. Strabane replied to this with Daniel Doran scoring on the 89th minute to claim the win and into the hat for the 4th Round Draw.

HOLYWOOD 0 1 NEWBUILDINGS UNIT
Both teams tended to cancel each other out in mid-field and at half-time no goals had been scored.
Things changed in the second half with Matthew Pierce scoring on the 65th minute putting the Newbuildings in front. After this Newbuildings kept it tight at the back and go into the hat for the 4th Round Draw.

BALLYMENA UNITED RES v WELLINGTON REC Postponed
Pitch covered in Water on Saturday

JUNIOR DIVISIONS ONE
BELFAST ATHLETIC 5 2 MALONEYS
Maloneys went in front after Ryan Stewart scored on the 14th minute and this goal separated the teams until Martin Reilly scored for the Athletic on the 51st minute.
The Athletic went in front when Sean Burns scored on the 68th minute followed by Stephen Bell equalising on the 74th minute.
Maloneys had man sent off on the 80th minute then goals scored by Martin Reilly on the 83rd, 85th Penalty and 89th minutes won the game for the Athletic. Referee Mr Alan McWhirter

DESERTMARTIN SWIFTS 1 3 INSPIRED COMMUNITY
The Swifts went in front after Matthew Thom scored on the 30th minute followed by Donnell Bosakanikabata equalising on the 42nd minute. Community scored two more goals through Cyril Bologo 56th minute and Ayub Jama 82nd minute to take all three points. Referee Mr Dean Mclernon

GREENCASTLE ROVERS 2 2 KILLYMOON RANGERS
Rangers went tow goals ahead scored by Richard Donaghy on the 14th and 42nd minutes.
Rovers got a goal back after Joseph Meaney scored on the 50th minute then had a man sent off on the 57th minute. Time was then running out when Joseph Meaney scored his second goal on the 87th minute. Referee Mr Rodney Campbell

RATHCOOLE RESERVES 4 1 3rd BALLYCLARE OB
Rathcoole went in front after Kai Hefferson scored on the 19th minute and then added his second goal on the 50th minute.
Ballyclare got a goal back on the 53rd minute to narrow the deficit. Rathcoole went on to score two more goals through Harry Bassett 82nd and Kai Hefferson 93rd minutes Referee Mr Colin Rainey

COOKSTOWN OLYMPIC 1 1 GREENISLAND DEV
No goals were scored before half-time though both teams had a man sent off on the 39th minute. Play was well into the second half when Owen Barrons scored on the 70th minute putting the Islanders ahead then on the 72nd minute the Olympic got back level after Connor Donnelly scored. Referee Mr Colin Arrell

St JAMES SWIFTS RES v SOFIA FARMER Postponed
Sofia Farmer did not fulfil Fixture.

JUNIOR LEAGUE DIVISION ONE
DONEGAL CELTIC RES 8 2 AHOGHILL THISTLE DEV
Celtic took a five-goal lead with goals scored by Ryan Burns 14th, Michael McClory 15th, Michael Gallagher 21st, Ryan Burns 47th and James McHugh 57th minutes.
Celtic then had man sent off on the 64th minute and Jamie Willighan converted a penalty for Thistle at the same time.
Thistle got a second goal scored by Jamie Willighan on the 68th minute then with time running out Micheal Gallager and Michael McCleary scored for Celtic on the 82nd and 94th minutes. Referee Mr Lewis Allison

HIGHTOWN ATHLETIC 1 1 LOUGHSIDE
Loughside went in front after Samuel McCormick scored on the 32nd minute and this goal separated the teams at half-time. The Athletic hit back with Jordan Byrne scoring on the 50th minute which saw the teams share the points at the end of the game. Referee Mr Brian Leitch

RED STAR 3 1 NEWINGTON RANGERS
The Star took an early lead after Andrew Hall scored on the 1st minute then followed with his second goal on the 11th minute.
Rangers got a goal back after Andrew Kerr scored on the 18th minute and this score remained at half-time. Andrew Hall completed his hat-trick on the 63rd minute which was the final goal in the game. Referee Mr Gerard McAuley

BALLYCLARE NORTH END v GREENCASTLE ROVERS II
BALLYNURE OB ‘B’ v NORTH BELFAST UNITED
GRANGE RANGERS v BELFAST CELTIC RES
NORTH BALLYMENA RGS v WELINGTON REC II
Note: All postponed games off due Pitches Frozen and covered in Snow and Water

FIXTURES Week-Ending Saturday 27th January 2024 All Domestic Games Kick off @ 2.00pm
Intermediate
League
Group A
Chimney Corner v Donegal Celtic @ Allen Park. Antrim
Desertmartin v Maiden City @ Dromore Park. Desertmartin

Group B
Brantwood v Strabane Athletic @ Skegoneil Avenue. Shore Road. Belfast

McReynolds Cup
Group One
St James Swifts v Belfast Celtic @ Celtic Park. Suffolk Road. Belfast

Group Four
Glebe Rangers v Ballymoney United @ Riada Stadium. Ballymoney
Dunloy v Cookstown Youth @ McCamphill Park. Dunloy

Crawford Cup
Group Three
Newtowne v Wakehurst @ Scroggy Road. Limavady

Group Two
Newbuildings United v Rathcoole @ Duncastle Road. Newbuilding’s

IFA Intermediate Cup
Ballymena Utd Res v Wellington Rec @ Ballymena Showgrounds.

JUNIOR LEAGUE DIVISION ONE
Cookstown Olympic v Maloneys @ Beechway PF. Cookstown
Greenisland Dev v Sofia Farmer @ Glenkeen Avenue. Greenisland
Rathcoole Reserves v Desertmartin Swifts @ Diamond PF. Rathcoole
Inspired Community v Greencastle Rovers @ Mallusk PF or Ormeau Park.
3rd Ballyclare OB v St James Swifts Res @ Foundry Lane. Ballyclare
Killymoon Rangers vBelfast Athletic@ 3g Pitch. MUSA. Cookstown

JUNIOR LEAGUE DIVISION TWO
North Ballymena Rgs v Ballyclare North End @ Pitch 4. Ballymena Showgrounds
Ahoghill Thistle Dev v Hightown Athletic @ Galgorm Community PF. Galgorm
Ballynure OB ‘B’ v North Belfast United @ Parkview Hockey Club. Doagh
Loughside v Newington Rangers @ Loughside PF. Shore Road. Belfast
Wellington Rec v Donegal Celtic Res @ Sandy Bay PF. Larne
Belfast Celtic Res v Grange Rangers @ Glen Road Heights. Belfast
Greencastle Rovers II v Red Star @ Pitch 2 Valley PF. Newtownabbey

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