Boys left down and out due to errors

Action from a recent Lurgan Town youth fixture.
Action from a recent Lurgan Town youth fixture.

Lurgan Town under 15s entered Saturday’s Mid-Ulster League game against last season’s champions with a depleted side - losing out 8-3 overall.

Individual errors resulted in the majority of the Armagh goals.

The Town coaching staff highlighted six key mistakes, although can take some consolation from the consistent attacking threat.

Lewis McKinley forced home Jack O’Neill’s free-kick delivery then the scorer turned provider to set up Aaron Winters. McKinley doubled his tally before the final whistle.

Best on the day for Lurgan Town were Adam Loughran, Adam Craig, Tim Millen and McKinley.

Lurgan Town under 14s’ impressive run of form was cut short on Saturday with a 6-1 defeat by Dungannon Youth.

Aaron Hancock produced some impressive saves, with Ryan Henry firing narrowly wide.

Ryan McGuckin and Jack Hogg linked up to carve out openings. plus Cai McDowell came close. The Lurgan Town scorer was Josh McClune.

The leadng Lurgan Town players were Ethan Rice, Ryan Henry and Aaron Hancock.

LURGAN TOWN: Aaron Hancock, Adam Hodgkinson, Ryan Blacoe, Joshua McClune, Ethan Rice, Michael Newton, Ryan McGuckin, Jack Hogg, Ryan Henry, Gareth Ferguson, Martin Loughran. Subs; Cai McDowell, Andrew Ferguson, Fionan Dunbar, James McConnell.

Lurgan Town under 13s lost out last weekend by 3-0 against TW Braga in the Lisburn League.

The Town boys entered the match off three consecutive wins and dominated the early possession.

However, Braga grabbed the game’s first goal against the run of play then doubled the tally after the break.

Lurgan Town struggled to develop any rhythm and Braga added number three.