Causeway Chronicle

Crues must wait for second opportunity to take title

Coleraine Crusaders 0 Borbury 2

Aaron Riley 19′ (OG), Ben Diamond 38′ for Borbury

Coleraine Crusaders met Borbury at Anderson Park on Saturday morning needing only a point to secure the Division One title.

Electing to play with the wind at their backs in the first half, but it was the visitors who mastered the conditions better. They got off to a good start when Crues keeper scored an own goal under pressure from the Borbury forward Martin Mackle..

The visitors went 2-0 ahead in the 38th minute through Ben Diamond, a lead they held until the interval.

Coming out for the second half, Borbury now had the wind at their backs, but it was the Crues who were doing the pressing as Borbury looked dangerous ion the break.

The Crues chances of getting the point they needed to clinch the title took a sever blow when Steven Campbell was dismissed for a late challenge.

As the game wore on, Crues challenge faded and Borbury comfortably held on to their deserved advantage to take all three points.

Coleraine Crusaders 1 Aaron Riley GK 2 Kristopher Thompson 3 Robert Hunter 4 Sean Heneghan 5 James Stirling 6 Steven Campbell 7 Adam Mackey 8 Adam Campbell CP 9 Declan McGahon 10 Trevor Hutchinson 11 Jonathan Gaile Substitutions 12 Christopher Mawhinney 13 Tom Robinson 14 Jamie Baxter 15 John Quinn 16 Steffan Boyd 17 Kacper Sobera 18 Andrew White

Borbury 1 Jack Conway GK 2 Jack Heron 3 James O’Connor 4 Caolan Donnelly 5 Fergal McGuigan 6 Aaron Murray 7 Ben Diamond 8 Eoin McAuley 9 Logan Farrelly 10 Euan McBride CP 11 Martin Mackle Substitutions 12 Ryan McAulay 15 Conor Boyle 17 Victor Mura
18 Kelan Meharg 20 Noel Rafferty 22 Cameron Smyth 42 Joe Heron

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