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Irish League round-up: Wins for Linfield and Newry City

Linfield and Newry City both notched up Irish League wins on Friday night.

Newry earned their first points of the season defeating Dungannon Swifts 2-1 in their first home game since their return to the top division.

Stephen Hughes scored two penalties to grab Newry the win with Jarlath O'Rourke bagging an 89th minute consolation for the Swifts.

Linfield recorded a routine 3-0 victory over Institute at Windsor Park.

Andy Waterworth gave Linfield the lead in the 31st minute with subsequent goals from Chris Casement and Joel Cooper securing victory for David Healy's men as they recorded their second straight win.

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