REPORTS Week-Ending 13th May 2017

May 14 2017 2:11 PM

    BALLYMENA and PROVINCIAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

                                                                                Sponsored by

                                                     MICHELIN ATHLETIC CLUB

        SEASON 2016-17

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Bangor FC have became members of the League Intermediate Division. Their Application was accepted at the Monthly League Meeting on Monday Night past. Cookstown Youth have also made the decision to move their 1st team into the Intermediate Division. This will bring the Total up to 14 teams and will certainly make for a keenly competitive League again Next Season.

 

Newington YC Res retained their Junior Division One Title after defeating Woodlands on Tuesday Night. Woodlands are favourites to finish up in the runners-up position as Cookstown Youth would have to beat Sport & Leisure Swifts Res by 13 clear goals in the last match of the season on Saturday 20th May.

 

Woodlands has reason to celebrate on Friday night after defeating Cookstown Youth Two Nil in the Final of the Galgorm Trophies Sponsored Canada Trophy at Allen Park Antrim

 

Friday Night 19th May 2017 will see the Final of the O’Gorman Cup Played when Wakehurst meet Glebe Rangers at Allen Park. Antrim Kick off 7.15pm

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                                                                         INTERMEDIATE

                                                                                LEAGUE

                                NEWTOWNE                       6              BALLYNURE OB                1

This was the final Intermediate game of the Season which saw Jack Heaney put Newtowne in front on teh 3rd minute. Ballynure hit back on the 9th minute with scoring but then saw Paul McIvor restore the Newtowne advantage after he scored on the 28th minute. Ryan Twist scored on the 52nd minute to increase the Newtowne lead this being followed by Paul McIvor on the 68th minute, Jack Heaney on the 78th minute and Paul McIvor completing his hat-trick on the 86th minute.                              Referee Mr. Paul Doherty

 

     JUNIOR DIVISIONS

                                                                                LEAGUE

                                                                                    ONE

                NEWINGTON YC RES                      5              WOODLANDS            0

Newington went into the game knowing that Woodlands had to beat them by a very large score to stop them from retaining the Title they had won the previous Season. Newington got off to a great start with Matthew Reid scoring on the 3rd minute followed by Pardep Hawa scoring a brace of goals on the 26th and 28th minutes. Half-time saw Newington lead by three nil though Woodlands had a few chances themselves to score. The second half saw Pardep Hawa complete his hat-trick on the 58th minute and the final goal scored by Tom Logan on the 83rd minute.  After the final whistle the League Vice Chairman Robert Fenton presented Daniel Moore the Newington Captain with the Division One Champions Cup.          Referee Mr. Kenny Hayton               

 

                                                                                THREE

                BALLYCLARE NORTH END           3              CARNLOUGH SWIFTS           3

North End took the lead after Gareth Patton scored on the 1st minute and doubled their lead when Anton McCudden scored on the 12th minute. Half-time saw North End still two goals to the good then Ciaran Martin scored for Carnlough on the 57th minute. Carnlough were back on level terms after Henry Morgan scored on the 59th minute then put Carnlough ahead after scoring his second goal on the 77th minute. Time was then running out when Sammy Howe scored the equaliser for North End on the 90th minute.

Referee Mr. Rodney Campbell

 

                                                               GALGORM TROPHIES SPONSORED

                                                                            CANADA TROPHY FINAL

 

                                WOODLANDS FC             2              COOKSTOWN YOUTH           0

The pitch at Allen Park was in its usual good condition and allowed both teams to get the ball on the ground and play lots of good football. Unfortunately when it came to scoring goals both teams who have been prolific all season in this department drew blanks prior to half-time causing Keepers Johnny Chambers of Woodlands and Gareth McIlhatton of Cookstown little trouble. The second half was then in the 52nd minute when Woodlands were awarded a free kick on the right wing, Johnny McFetridge put over a good cross which saw Ross Oliver out-jump everyone heading the ball into the top corner of the Cookstown Net. Things got better for Woodlands on the 54th minute when a speculative shot from Alex Haggan spin out of the Cookstown Keeper hands ending up in the Net. After this Cookstown had to chase the game but found Woodlands to be standing firm in defence to win the Trophy. After the Final whistle the League Chairman Ian Shiels presented the Trophy to the Woodlands Captain Chris Pollock

 

  

Fixtures

 

Friday 19th May 2017                                                                         Kick off 7.15pm

 

O’Gorman Cup Final

 

Wakehurst                           v              Glebe Rangers                     @ Allen Park. Antrim

 

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Saturday 20th May 2017

Junior Division League

One

 

Cookstown Youth                v              Sport & Leisure S Res      @3g Pitch MUSA. Cookstown

 

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