Saints too strong for Lower Maze

FLASHBACK. Red Lion. Back row, from left, are Stephen Rafferty, Gareth Smith, Declan Judge, Andrew Neeson, Bosco McAlinden (sponsor), Gareth McAlinden, Gary Smith, Paddy Hamill. Front row, from left, are Gary Grimley, Ryan Sands, Barry McCann, Aaron Foy, Tommy Hamill, David Berry.
FLASHBACK. Red Lion. Back row, from left, are Stephen Rafferty, Gareth Smith, Declan Judge, Andrew Neeson, Bosco McAlinden (sponsor), Gareth McAlinden, Gary Smith, Paddy Hamill. Front row, from left, are Gary Grimley, Ryan Sands, Barry McCann, Aaron Foy, Tommy Hamill, David Berry.

St Mary’s managed to see off Lower Maze by a 4-3 margin on Saturday in Mid-Ulster Reserve League Division One.

Goals arrived for the Saints from Eamon Liggett, Michael O’Hehir, James Cullen and Brendan Hagan.

Tandragee Rovers now sit second in the standings following goals by David Whitten and Reece Milligan across Saturday’s 2-1 defeat of Seapatrick.

Gary Donaldson and Marcus Blair finished on target in a 2-2 draw for Portadown BBOB against Lurgan Institute within Mid-Ulster Reserve League Division Two.

First-team manager Damien McCourt enjoyed a goal-scoring cameo for Ballyoran to help cap a six-goal success against Seagoe in Mid-Ulster Reserve League Division Three.

McCourt stepped off the sidelines then made his mark alongside a brace apiece for Damien Lawless and Pierce McDonald, plus Tony Keegan finish.

Captain McDonald’s double included a delightful long-range lob.

Gareth Briggs, Chris Chambers and David Cassells helped Broomhill close the gap on second-placed hosts Donaghmore in Mid-Ulster Reserve League Division Four courtesy of a 3-0 win.

Richhill marched into the Mid-Ulster League Cup semi-finals with a 4-1 win against Banbridge Town AFC.

Brent Murray headed home Lee Wortley’s corner-kick to break the deadlock before a Johnny Allen finish off Chris Barnard’s pass.

Allen doubled his tally then AFC grabbed a consolation but an own goal extended the Richhill lead.

Best on the day for Richhill were Glenn Spence, David Greer, Kris Blakely and Allen.