Causeway Chronicle

Portrush safely through in County Antrim Junior Shield

Portrush 4. Berlin Swifts. 2

Portrush put their name in the hat for the third round of the Co Antrim Junior Shield at the expense of a hard working Berlin Swifts team.

The home team took the lead when Clarke found Henry whose clever run took him beyond the back line and the striker made no mistake with his left foot on 16 minutes .

Kennday doubled Portrush’s advantage with a fine solo goal from a Wright pass on the half-hour.
Berlin got back in the game from the penalty spot on the stroke of half time.

The second half started with Swifts being reduced to 10 men after a dangerous tackle.

Portrush extended their lead on 64 minutes when a Clarke corner found the head of Dunlop and he powered past Maxwell .

Berlin started to get back into the game with the Portrush players looking leggy with this being only theIir sixth game of the season and pulled a goal back through Lowe on 75 minutes.
Unfortunately, Lowe saw red 10 minutes later with two footed lunge .

Gaile secured the win for the Seasiders with the goal of the game when he cut in and unleashed an unstoppable drive into the top corner on 88 minutes.

Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
Action from Portrush’s 4-2 victory over Berlin Swifts in the County Antrim Junior Shield on Saturday. Pic: Johnny Evans
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