Cliftonville coast past Ballinamallard

Cliftonville's goalscorer George McMullan celebrates
Cliftonville's goalscorer George McMullan celebrates


Champions Cliftonville coasted to a 4-0 victory over Ballinamallard this afternoon.

They took the lead from the penalty spot after just 14 minutes when McMullan netted from the penalty spot, after McDaid was taken down by Stafford.

It was 2-0 after 32 minutes when Chris Curran broke past Stafford to round keeper Murphy before slotting home.

In the second half Cliftonvilled added another two the first on 70 minues when McDaid flicked on for Gormley to head home before McDaid finally got on the score sheet, latching onto a great through ball.

Ballinamallard United: Murphy, McMenamin, Dykes, Stafford, Kee, Elding (Crilly 82 mins), Currie (Martin 73 mins), Feeney (Carters 29 mins), Beacom, Foy, Campbell. Subs Carters, Martin, Hutchinson, Lafferty, Crilly

Cliftonville: Brown, McGovern, Scannell, Johnston (Knowles 76 mins), Flynn, Curran (Garrett 76 mins), McMullan, McDaid, Donnelly, Catney, Gormley (Mulvenna 76 mins)

Referee Mervyn Smyth