Veterans rolling back the years

FROM THE 'TIMES' ARCHIVE: Tartaraghan before play in the Mid-Ulster Football League.
FROM THE 'TIMES' ARCHIVE: Tartaraghan before play in the Mid-Ulster Football League.

James Sergeant’s finish left Hanover with a share of the spoils from Saturday’s Mid-Ulster Reserve League Division One visit to Glenavy.

Richhill romped home by 4-0 in Mid-Ulster Reserve League Division Two - with veterans Willie Anderson and Neil Megaw enjoying key moments against Gilford Crusaders.

Substitute Anderson scored the vital third goal following a scramble inside the box and Megaw pulled off a late penalty save.

Gareth Atkinson converted a rebound off Alistair Dodds’ initial shot before Chris Ross doubled the lead. Anderson increased the gap ahead of Brent Murray’s finish.

The villagers’ Richhill Swifts finished 2-0 down against Caledon Rovers in the Lonsdale League.

Mark Dickson’s double left Markethill Swifts in front by 2-1 against Red Star.

Michael Irwin enjoyed a brace and Aaron Lavery was the other scorer in The Ambassadors’ 3-1 defeat of Moneyslane.

Ballyoran share top spot in Mid-Ulster Reserve League Division Three thanks to a 2-0 success against Lurgan United.

Tam McCooe celebrated his return from injury by heading home Eoin Reynolds’ cross then Tony Keegan’s individual effort wrapped up the scoring.

Conan Judge and Adam McGeown proved impressive to help protect the clean sheet.

Jason Dickson’s weekend brace - alongside efforts by David Cassells and Richard Nesbitt - helped Broomhill defeat Southside by 4-1.

The result helped Broomhill extend the unbeaten Mid-Ulster Reserve League Division Four run to nine.