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Saturday 28th April v. Crusaders (home) - Danske Bank Premiership - k.o: 3:00pm

Uploaded Saturday, 30th Jul, 2016 at 16:57

Date: Saturday, 30th July, 2016; Competition: Friendly; Attendance: N/A;
Limavady United [0] [0]
Ballymena United [2] [4]
Venue: Limavady Showgrounds; Kick-Off: 15:00;
[0-1] FRIEL, Cathair (2 mins), [0-2] KANE, Tony (6 mins), [0-3] KANE, Tony (60 mins), [0-4] KANE Eoin (90 mins)

BALLYMENA United had an easy win over Limavady United today, goals coming from Cathair Friel, Tony Kane (2) and Eoin Kane.
Ballymena were a goal ahead within 2 minutes of the game starting at Limavady as Cathair Friel, captaining the side on his return to his former club Limavady, tapped in. Only 4 minutes later and United were 2 goals up, Tony Kane whipping a superb delivery across for Leroy Millar to head home.
With just over half an hour on the clock Kyle Owens appeared to have scored with a bullet header but it was ruled out for an infringement. Other notable chances in the first half fell to Gary Thompson, Allan Jenkins and Johnny McMurray.
The Braidmen made one change at half time, Ross Glendinning coming on to replace Alan Blayney. This was followed just after 50 minutes by a double substitution which seen Darren Henderson and Neil Lowry replacing Johnny McMurray and Cathair Friel.
On the hour mark Ballymena were 3 goals up, Tony Kane playing a neat one-two with Lowry and firing it straight into the corner of the net. On 68 minutes Tony Kane was replaced by Jason Johnstone and Eoin Kane came on for Daniel Wallace.
With 79 minutes on the clock Daniel Wallace came back on to replace Leroy Millar. Eoin Kane made it 4-0 to the visitors with the last kick of the game.
Next Saturday sees the start of the Danske Bank Premiership, with our first fixture against Crusaders at Seaview kicking off at 3pm.
Match Report by Paul Irwin
Ballymena United Team:
Alan Blayney ( Ross Glendinning 46), Jim Ervin, Johnny Flynn, Kyle Owens, Daniel Wallace ( Eoin Kane 68), Tony Kane ( Jason Johnstone 68), Gary Thompson, Allan Jenkins, Leroy Millar ( Daniel Wallace 79), Cathair Friel ( Neil Lowry 51), Johnny McMurray ( Darren Henderson 51).