IRISH LEAGUE: Allan Jenkins spot kick gives Ballymena the points at Ballinamallard

Ballinamallard's Emmet Friars  with Ballymana's Allan Jenkins
Ballinamallard's Emmet Friars with Ballymana's Allan Jenkins

BALLINAMALLARD UTD 0 BALLYMENA UTD 1

It took a goal from the penalty to spot to separate the two sides at Ferney Park this afternoon.

Allan Jenkins blasted home from the spot kick after 69 minutes to give Ballymena the three points after Cushley was adjudged to have been fouled by full back Liam Menamin.

The win move the Showgrounds side three points above Ballinamallard in the Premier League table.

Ballinamallard Utd: McCusker, McMenamin, McLaughlin, Feeney, McCabe (Lecky 73), Lafferty, McCartney, Currie (Klobusek 81), Beacom, Campbell (Courtney 73), FRiars

Subs: Carters, McKenna, Lecky, Courtney, Klobusek

Ballymena Utd: Nelson, Ervine, McVey, Rodger, Ruddy, Gawley (Henderson 83), T. Kane, E. Kane, Cushley (Millar 77), Magennis (Taylor 92), Jenkins

Subs: McBride, Taylor, Henderson, Ferguson, Mlllar

Referee

Ross Dunlop