JBE LEAGUE CUP: Warrenpoint edge out Institute

Warrenpoint's Mark Hughes
Warrenpoint's Mark Hughes

Warrenpoint beat Institute 2-1 at a windy Riverside Stadium in the quarter-finals of the JBE League Cup last night.

Championship side ‘Stute took a deserved lead on the half-hour mark when Gareth Brown drilled into the bottom corner from an Aaron Harkin pass.

Warrenpoint defender, Mark Hughes connected with his brother Daniel before guiding the ball past Michael Lynch in the Institute goal six minutes before the break.

On 63 minutes Graham Crown conceded a penalty kick and Daniel Hughes stepped up to convert confidently into the bottom corner.