McKeag makes his mark to help Hanover progress in Junior Cup

FLASHBACK. Blacker's Mill. Back row, from left, Mark Irwin, Mark Vaughan, Richard Bloomer, Denny McConnell, Richard Dunlop, Peter Glass. Front row, from left, George Steenson, Geoff Smyth, Graeme Salt, William Hilary, Stuart Trueman.
FLASHBACK. Blacker's Mill. Back row, from left, Mark Irwin, Mark Vaughan, Richard Bloomer, Denny McConnell, Richard Dunlop, Peter Glass. Front row, from left, George Steenson, Geoff Smyth, Graeme Salt, William Hilary, Stuart Trueman.

Gary McKeag grabbed the glory as Hanover reserves recorded a well-earned 1-0 win against Bessbrook United during the Junior Cup.

McKeag made his mark with the only goal of the third-round tie.

Goals by Patrick Lamph, Michael O’Hehir and Sean Brady left St Mary’s flying high on the road.

The weekend win in Mid-Ulster Reserve League Division One arrived at Glenavy.

Brent Murray’s injury-time finish left Richhill with the derby spoils and lead position in Mid-Ulster Reserve League Division Two at the expense of Portadown BBOB.

Gary McCoo produced a key save for Richhill before Murray’s close-range strike.

Richhill Swifts lost out in the Lonsdale League by 4-0 against Armagh Hammers.

Jack McClelland and Gary Hunniford each found the net as Laurlevale finished down to Lurgan Town by 4-2.

The Ambassadors defeated Red Star on a 7-1 tally.

Stuart Cairns, Andrew McCandless and Corey Blair provided Rectory Rangers with full points on a 3-0 scoreline at home to Donacloney across Mid-Ulster Reserve League Division Three.

Ballyoran entered the match without a recognised goalkeeper but produced a winning performance to claim top spot at the expense of Tullyvallen.

James Donnelly converted Tony Keegan’s pass then doubled the Ballyoran tally with a finish off good work by Eoin Reynolds in a 2-1 win.