Another Good Win For U19s!

Lurgan Town U19’s played Markethill at Gordon’s playing fields in the George Malone League on Saturday 12th November 2022.

Markethill took the lead early on from a corner and it was a tight, competitive game at the start.

Lurgan equalized when Ronan Watkins put Ryan Brown through and he forced the ball home. Good goal.

Lurgan then took the lead when Ronan Watkins scored from inside the area. Earlier in the first half the Lurgan goalkeeper Jake Agnew had to go off after a foul by Markethill and James Green took over.

Markethill equalised with a good shot but Lurgan regained the lead with a fantastic long range shot from outside the area by Jack Mullins. 3-2 to Lurgan at half time.

Ryan Brown made it 4-2 when he chipped the Markethill keeper in the second half and got his hat trick with a well placed left foot shot into the corner. Brilliant.

Markethill had 2 players sent off in the second half for fouls. Lurgan were increasingly dominant in the second half and made it 6-2 when Liam Campbell crossed for Kane McMahon to score from close range.

Lurgan scored their seventh when Alexander Banks finished after the ball bounced around the area.

Markethill pulled one back but Lurgan ran out winners 7-3 and a special shout out to James Green who did a fine job in nets. Another good win for the Lurgan U19s!