Ballinamallard seconds have progressed into round two of the Intermediate Cup, with a 3-1 home win over 18th Newtownabbey OB.
David Elliott gave the hosts the lead with a stunning free kick whilst Andy Little added a second with a fine individual goal. The Mallards hit the crossbar before the halftime interval and commanded a comfortable lead.
The visitors raised their game in the second half and had numerous chances to get themselves back into the game, and they eventually took one of those with a quarter of the game remaining. The Mallards hit the cross bar and post on more than one occasion and eventually added a third through Little again.
The thirds also experienced victory with a 3-0 away win against Ards in a top of the table clash. Full back Tom Wilkins opened the scoring and top scorer Breen added a second. Coalter got the third as the Mallards leapfrogged their opponents into first.