There was Boxing Day delight at Ferney Park as the Mallards strengthened their grip on second place. With Portadown defeating Loughgall it now means that the Mallards hold a ten point advantage over third place. A goal from Ben McCann and a brace for Jason McCartney on his 300th appearance for the club, granted the home side a comfortable victory.
Great news today with confirmation that our application to take part in the Minor Section of the STATSports Super Cup NI Tournament 2020 has been successful. With a large over subscription of applicants this year we are delighted to have secured our place and we look forward to supporting our 2007s at this year's event. The Minor Section will increase from 16 to 20 teams due to the high demand. A great opportunity for our young players, roll on August!! (Tournament dates: 3rd
Goals from Ryan Campbell & Matthew Smyth provided Harry McConkey another 3 points ahead of the festive derby games against Dergview. Unfortunately the win came at a cost however, with Ross Taheny suffering a kneecap fracture and snapped quad tendon. We of course wish him a speedy recovery.
The Mallards closed the gap at the top of the Bluefin Sport Championship with 3 points over the league leaders on Saturday evening. Sean McEvoy opened the scoring in the first half unleashing a fierce right footed shot high into the top corner of the net, and he thereafter earned a penalty for our second goal of the day, which Richard Clarke converted. Paul Finnegan pulled a goal back for the Ports before the half time whistle to leave an intriguing second period. Conal McGra
Ballinamallard will host Dollingstown FC on Saturday 4th January in this season's Irish Cup. Last season's competition brought us some wonderful memories, and that is something Harry McConkey is keen to repeat. "Dollingstown FC are having a very good season and will be buzzing when they arrive at Ferney Park. As usual we will do our homework, give them total respect and try to give our supporters another great Irish Cup day".
Ballinamallard United Academy Director John Quinn has informed the Club that he is standing down from the position. The Club would like to thank John for his work and commitment to the role. John is a very loyal and dedicated coach and representative at Ferney Park, we look forward to him resuming a role at the Club. Derek Sharpe has agreed to take the role as Head of Youth Development, he is being supported by the experienced Denzil McDaniel. Derek has a long-time involvemen
A win on the road is exactly what Harry McConkey wanted ahead of next Saturday's top of the table clash at home to Portadown. The home side did take the lead but Sean McEvoy struck an equaliser. Championship player of the month Ryan Campbell continued his fine form with a brace, whilst Simon Warrington added a fourth for his first senior goal.
The Mallards missed out on the opportunity to close the gap at the top after a harsh defeat to Loughgall. After a poor first half showing, against a quality side, the Mallards eventually got themselves level in the game before conceeding again. In a frantic opening 5 minutes both sides could easily have been ahead with chances falling for Marcio Soares and Jason McCartney, before the opening goal arrived from the penalty spot. Ryan Morris was perhaps harshly adjudged to have