Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 30 September 2014

Mid Ulster League round-up, August 23

Irish Cup ties took precedence for Intermediate Clubs on Saturday, and B Division leaders Hanover recorded a superb win at Comber Rec. St Marys, Ballymacash Rangers, Broomhill and Newry City AFC were also first round winners.

In Intermediate A, Camlough Rovers and Banbridge Rangers notched up their first points of the season as they both won 2-0 way at AFC Craigavon and Seapatrick respectively.

Markethill Swifts took over the lead of the B division with a 3-1 win at Craigavon City. Dungannon Tigers had a good win at Broomhedge and Tullyvallen won at Laurelvale by the odd goal in nine.

Newly-promoted Red Star, Silverwood United and Lurgan Institute all continued their 100% starts to the Division 1 season, whilst Ballyoran and Scarva Rangers still seek their first points.

Celtic Club (Lurgan No 1) maintained their good start in Division 2 and Sandy Hill won a close match in Cookstown against Donaghmore.

Mowhan Utd started their Division 3 season brightly with a good win at home to Hillsborough Boys, while in Division 4, a battle of the newcomers saw West End Hibs hit 10 goals against Orchard Athletic. Aghalee Village also had a good win at Damolly.

The Marshall Cup continued and Orchard City won convincingly away to Rathfriland Swifts in a first round match. In round two, Castlecaulfield put up a spirited performance at home to Hill Street before succumbing to the greater fire power of the Junior Champions. In other second round ties, Ambassadors won at Derryhirk and Armagh Rovers hit five goals at White City to book a third round place.

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