Ballinamallard 0-2 Ballymena

A goal in each half was enough for David Jeffrey's side to squeeze into the Semi Finals of the Sadlers Peaky Blinder Irish Cup. Josh Kelly put the visitors ahead on 15 minutes, connecting with a cross from the right and lobbing the ball over John Connolly. It was certainly a goal against the run of play with the Mallards going close through John Edgar, Ryan Campbell and Nathan Cashel. Despite the terrible conditions and tricky surface Harry McConkey's men were much easier on the eye than their opponents but couldn't quite make it count in the final third. The closest they came was a shot cleared off the line just before Ballymena doubled their advantage 10 minutes from time. Adam Lecky took

Ballinamallard 6-4 PSNI

A goal spree in the last 10 minutes seen the Mallards come from behind and clinch victory from the jaws of defeat in a quite incredible game at Ferney Park. The home side were behind 3 times in the game but kept their belief and now move back into second place whilst closing the gap at the top with Loughgall and Portadown dropping points. The Police took the lead in the 8th minute before Ryan Campbell pegged them back immediately with the first of his three goals. Then on 26 minutes the away side took the lead again only for the returning Aaron Arkinson to score and make it 2-2. On the stroke of half time, Campbell edged the Mallards ahead to conclude a frantic first half. The pace didn't re

Newry City 1-0 Ballinamallard

The Mallards slip down to third in the table having tasted their second defeat this season at the hands of Newry City. A penalty to the home side in the second half was enough to separate the sides in a game of few clear cuts chances. Ryan Mayse did have the ball in the net at one point only for it to be ruled offside. Next Saturday we travel back to Knockbreda.

Academy fundraiser

The Academy have just launched their sole Fundraiser for this season with a total prize fund for the winner(s) of £1250 spread across 2 competitions. Simply predict a 'home win', 'draw' or 'away win' for the 10 Premier League fixtures listed on the card and the person with the most correct predictions will win the £1000 prize fund. You also have the opportunity to win £250 by predicting the exact number of goals scored across the 10 fixtures. In the event of multiple winners in either competition the prize money will be split equally. Tickets are priced £10 each and will be available to purchase from our Academy players, directly from the Club, by direct messaging this page, or via email

Into the Quarters we go!

It's a second successive Irish Cup Quarter Final appearance for Ballinamallard and only the third in our history. Harry McConkey's men made hard work for large parts of the game, but also seen numerous chances blocked or saved. Ryan Campbell set them on their way before Ryan Mayse headed in his first goal since his January switch. 'Breda then pulled a goal back before Richard Clarke netted from the spot and Campbell added a fourth with a classy finish. The home side scored another and then Joshua McIlwaine served up the best goal of the game with a thunderbolt from distance. Thankfully we have now been handed a home draw and will play David Jeffrey's Ballymena on Saturday 29th February.

Ballinamallard 2-2 Ards

For the second week in a row the Mallards missed the chance to significantly close the gap at the top of the table with another late goal conceeded. Sean McEvoy put us in the lead, finishing off a free flowing move involving Ben McCann and Ryan Campbell, and it stayed that way until after the break when a Matthew Smyth own goal set the sides level again. With Dergview beating Portadown, Jason McCartney had the opportunity to edge us towards 3 points when he converted from the penalty spot but within minutes Michael McLellan scored an equaliser for Ards. Nevertheless, the point earned draws us to within 5 of Portadown as we aim to be 'in the mix' come the end of the season.


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