With no first team game to supervise, club coach Harry McNeill took charge of Randalstown 2nd XI on Saturday and they continued their impressive start to the Junior League One season with a 4-1 win over their Armagh counterparts at the Antrim Forum.
‘Town’s reward for their early endeavour paid off on the 20 minute mark when an excellent press allowed Jayne McGrillen to intercept the ball from a lethargic Armagh defence and slam the ball home.
In the second half the Co Antrim side earned themselves several short corners and it was from one of these that Jayne McGrillen scored her second.
‘Town’sTheir endeavour was rewarded when Rebecca Quinn found Vikki Milligan whose pass across the circle was finished emphatically by Catherine McGrillen.
After the visitors had pulled a goal back, Grace-Louise Palmer was alert to a slow Armagh hit out and as she collected the ball and smashed it home for a superb strike.
Randalstown 3rd XI were less fortunate as they went down 4-0 to Banbridge 2nd XI.
Queen’s II stay top of Junior One after Julie Hayes and Tamsin Surgeon got the goals in a 2-0 win over the Ulster Elks II.
At third eleven level, Erin Carruthers, Meghann Murdock, Tori Moss (2), Claire McKeag (2), Kate Flanigan and Rebecca Cowden scored in an 8-0 away win over Coleraine.
Queen’s fourths are also able to boast a 100 per cent record after Lesley-Anne Wilson, Julie-Anne Brown and Jemma Lyle scored in a 3-1 win over Banbridge.
Further down the rankings Ellen Heny and Emma Topley were on the mark for Portadown III who stay second in Junior Eight after a 2-0 win over Saintfield.