More than luck behind success for Penny in Hill Street victory

Hill Street left The Ambassadors’ impressive Mahon Road pitch with a 6-2 result on Saturday.

Tuesday, 16th September 2014, 6:42 pm
Lurgan Town under 14s' Mid-Ulster League side before facing Enniskillen Rangers. Ryan McGuckin, Joshua McClune, Ryan Blacoe, Jack Hogg, Sebastian Bombka and Michael Newton proved impressive. Lurgan Town under 15s' National League side kicked off the top-flight season against Crusaders and St Oliver Plunkett, with Callum Magee, Joshua Millar, Chris Mallett, Sam Tuxworth, Oran McGuckinthe leading players.INLM37-115

Early Hill Street pressure helped to force an early sight of goal and Ian Penny proved composed.

The Ambassadors hit back in style to level with a long-range drive.

Hill Street managed to regroup and Penny’s second of the afternoon left the Lurgan players back on top.

Penny then turned from scorer to provider as Paul Greenaway helped to extend the advantage.

Penny’s hat-trick finish left Hill Street clear by 4-1 before The Ambassadors managed to close the gap.

The scoring continued across the second half when Chris Wing and Steven Lawson added to the Hill Street scoresheet, the latter from the penalty spot.

Hill Street would like to thank Strawhill Kitchens for match sponsorship.


Results from Saturday’s Mid-Ulster Football League programme:

MID-ULSTER LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Derryhirk Utd 1 Armagh Rovers 3.

MID-ULSTER LEAGUE DIVISION THREE: Moira Albion 2 Donacloney 0.

MID-ULSTER RESERVE LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Oxford Sunnyside 4 Tandragee Rovers 2.

MID-ULSTER RESERVE LEAGUE DIVISION TWO: Lurgan Institute 0 The Ambassadors 4; Richhill 1 Derryhirk United 1.

MARSHALL CUP: Craigavon City 4 Dollingstown reserves 3; Annagh United reserves 7 Lurgan BBOB 0; Celtic Club (Lurgan No 1) 4 Tullyvallen 1; Lurgan Institute 6 Hillsborough Boys 0; Lurgan United 1 Knockmenagh Swifts 3.

O’HARA CUP (RESERVES): Bourneview Mill 2 Lurgan United 0.