Dream start to Milk Cup for Co Armagh

Pat McGibbon (left). Pic by PressEye Ltd.
Pat McGibbon (left). Pic by PressEye Ltd.

Co Armagh Juniors opened their Milk Cup campaign with a 3-1 win over Swindon Town at Anderson Park on Monday afternoon.

Darragh Gray opened the scoring but Swindon hit back to make it 1-1 at the break.

However, Co Armagh kept up the good work in the second half and goals from Mark Lucas and John Lee secured a perfect start to the competition.

“It was a great start to the competition,” said Dean McCullough, the County Armagh Milk Cup Association chairman. “We were especially impressed with the work-rate of the boys and how they displayed real energy as a team.”

COUNTY ARMAGH JUNIORS: Tyler Boyce, Sean Toman, John Lee McAfee, Daniel McKeown, Ben Davison, Cathal McGinty, Luke Wilson, Oisin Smyth, Darragh Gray, Mark Lucas, Barney McKeown. Subs (used): Alberto Balde, Tom Weir, Robbie McAteer.

Co Armagh face Co Tyrone on Tuesday at the Riada Stadium, Ballymoney, kick-off 3.30pm.