Nathaniel Ferris (11)
Nathaniel Ferris (40)
Marc McConnell (43)
Jordan Bell (60)


Nathaniel Ferris scored twice for Loughgall (Picture: Tony Hendron/


Loughgall kept up their good run of form with a convincing win over Knockbreda at Lakeview Park.

The hosts started well with both Marc McConnell and Nathaniel Ferris going close while Knockbreda's Jordan Bell blazed over the bar.

The opening goal came from a Peter Campbell cross that was controlled expertly by Nathaniel Ferris and slotted in the net.

On 20 minutes Knockbreda were reduced to ten men when Matthew Johnston was dismissed following a challenge on Jamie Rea.

Loughgall made their man advantage count when Ferris headed in his second on 40 minutes before, shortly after, Marc McConnell made it 3-0 when his shot came back off the post and rebounded off Knockbreda keeper Dean Smith and into the net.

In the second half and Loughgall continued their domination of the game when David McCullough's long range drive hit the bar.

On the hour Bell headed in McConnell's corner to make it 4-0 to complete the scoring.

Loughgall: Buchanan, McVeigh, Rea, Bell, Stewart, Dallas, McCullough, Gibson, Ferris, McConnell, Campbell subs Hoey (replaced Campbell 71), Ferguson (replaced Dallas 63), Liggett (replaced Ferris 63), Neill (not used), Kearney (not used)

Knockbreda: Smyth, Johnston, McKenna, McVeigh, Doran, McAnulty, Fearon, Dobbin, Bennett, Cafolla, Baker subs McNicholl (replaced McKenna 63), Rice (replaced Cafolla 78), Copeland (replaced Fearon 46), Roohi (not used), Pike (not used)

Referee: Declan Hassan

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