There was Glencar Inn Saturday Division One, Old Orchard Saturday Division Two and Ulster Junior Shield action on Saturday with Strand Rovers earning a convincing victory over Glencar Celtic.
Glencar Inn Saturday Division One
Strand Rovers 2-0 Glencar Celtic
Strand started brightly with a few changes falling to Conor Greene and Ryan Greene but their shots didn’t test the visitor’s goalkeeper. In the second half Strand scored from a corner kick, after a goalmouth scramble when Conor Greene tapped home.
Strand scored their second goal of the game through Shaun McGee with a cool finish from twenty yards into the top corner of the net. Good team performance from both teams. Referee: George Clinton
Old Orchard Saturday Division Two
Milford United Reserves 2-1 Drumkeen United Reserves
A strong Milford United squad welcomed Drumkeen to Moyle View Park for what became an entertaining match. Both teams started well with each side going close on several occasions, but it was Milford who took the lead. A sublime cross from Connor Meakin was matched with a powerful looping header from Ciaran Blaney to put the home side one up.
Drumkeen responded well and a great through ball saw them level the game straight from the re-start, despite the best efforts of Barry Gallagher in the Milford Goal.
The game continued at a high pace and it was the home side who had the best of the chances before half time. with Ciaran Blaney went closest when his shot was turned onto the post by the Drumkeen keeper. The second half started much like the first with both teams playing some great football.
Gibbons’ men regained the lead when a great pass from Ciaran Blaney found Jason Mc Conigley who scored much to the delight of home support. Drumkeen again responded well but were left frustrated on several occasions with some guilt edge chances being missed.
Milford tried to find the killer third goal and were unlucky not to get it when a fine individual effort from Darren Mc Laughlin was stopped on the line by Drumkeen after some last-ditch defending.
Ulster Junior Shield
Oldtown Celtic 0-3 Arranmore United
The game was played in great conditions and both sides started well with Michael Devine testing the Arranmore keeper and Arranmore going close from a corner.
The breakthrough came when a long ball was well controlled and finished smartly by Martin Proctor.
Oldtown then took control of the game for a while with Arranmore defending well. The second half started brightly with both sides going close. Arranmore then hit Oldtown on the break with Proctor getting fouled and the resulting free-kick was well dispatched by Dan O’ Donnell.
Oldtown threw everything forward but Arranmore defended well and added a third late on. Team performances from both sides.Tags: