Rees treble but single point the only reward

Tony Bell.
Tony Bell.

Rectory Rangers held a 2-0 lead at half-time but had to settle for a share of the spoils by the close of play.

Gareth Rees walked away with the matchball courtesy of a weekend treble against Keady Celtic - but the fixture provided little to cheer overall for Rangers.

Joel McConnell was the other Rangers scorer but Rectory manager Tony Bell finished frustrated at three goals disallowed and a penalty claim dismissed in Mid-Ulster League Division Two.

“I am really pleased with the attitude and commitment of the Rectory players,” said Bell. “I was frustrated by some of the decisions on the day from the referee.

“We also made mistakes but must be happy having scored four goals away from home.”