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Match Centre

Premiership
Saturday 17 August 2019 (kick off: 3.00 PM)

Venue: Mourneview Park

Attendance: 753

Referee: Tony Clarke

Glenavon home-team
2 FT 0
away-team Warrenpoint Town
  •   Sammy Clingan 11p'
  •   Andrew Mitchell 27'
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Sammy Clingan (centre) and Andy Mitchell (right) put Glenavon into a 2-0 lead at half-time ©David Hunter

EARLY GOAL SETS GLENAVON ON WAY TO FIRST WIN

Two goals inside the opening half-an-hour set Glenavon well on their way to victory over Warrenpoint Town at Mourneview Park.

Gary Hamilton's side moved in front on 11 minutes when James Singleton was fouled at the end of a run into the box by Gavin Smith with Sammy Clingan stepping up to make no mistake with the subsequent spot-kick.

Clingan came close to adding a second just a couple of minutes later with a free-kick out on the left but the ball skimmed the top of the crossbar.

However, it was 2-0 just before the half-hour mark after Jordan Jenkins picked up the loose ball from a Singleton pass to play Andrew Mitchell through to beat Berraat Turker low into the far corner.

The 'Point keeper was called into action again before the break when he pushed a Singleton shot onto an upright while, a little later, he comfortably dealt with a Mitchell header.

Warrenpoint started brightly after the interval with Mark Griffin testing Jonny Tuffey following some neat control inside the area.

At the other end Jack O'Mahony got past Emmet Bennett but Turker dealt with the danger while, for the visitors, Griffin again caused problems before the home defence tidied things up.

But Glenavon comfortably held onto their two-goal cushion to record their first win of the campaign.

Glenavon: Tuffey, Marron, Doyle, Daniels, Marshall, Mitchell, Singleton, O’Mahony, Clingan, Garrett, Jenkins subs Taylor (not used), Burns (replaced Marron 85), Hall (not used), Ferguson (replaced Mitchell 66), Harmon (not used), McCloskey (not used), Murray (replaced Jenkins 73)

Warrenpoint Town: Türker, White, Bennett, Smith, Reilly, McVeigh, Griffin, J. O'Connor, O'Sullivan, C. O'Connor, Wallace subs Doyle (replaced J. O'Connor 71), Copes (not used), Watters (replaced C. O'Connor 32), Prendergast (not used), Taylor (replaced White 58), Byrne (not used), O'Kane (not used)

  • FULL TIME
    Glenavon   2 - 0 Warrenpoint Town
  • GOAL

    Sammy Clingan

    Glenavon

    11p'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Caolan Marron

    Glentoran

    85'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Patrick Burns

    Unregistered Players

    85'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Jordan Jenkins

    Glenavon

    73'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Stephen Murray

    Portadown

    73'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Jake O'Connor

    Warrenpoint Town

    71'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Brandon Doyle

    Warrenpoint Town

    71'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Andrew Mitchell

    Glentoran

    66'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Matthew Ferguson

    HW Welders

    66'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Evan White

    Unregistered Players

    58'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Matthew Taylor

    Newry City

    58'
  •  Yellow Card

    Gavin Smith

    Unregistered Players

    43'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Ciaran O'Connor

    Glentoran

    32'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Deane Watters

    Unregistered Players

    32'
  • GOAL

    Andrew Mitchell

    Glentoran

    27'

Glenavon

  • Jonathan Tuffey
  • Caolan Marron red substitution 85'
  • Andrew Doyle
  • Josh Daniels
  • Rhys Marshall
  • Sammy Clingan 11p'
  • Jack O'Mahony
  • Andrew Mitchell red substitution 66' 27'
  • James Singleton
  • Robert Garrett
  • Jordan Jenkins red substitution 73'

Substitutes

  • James Taylor
  • Patrick Burns green substitution 85'
  • Andy Hall
  • Matthew Ferguson green substitution 66'
  • Aaron Harmon
  • Conor McCloskey
  • Stephen Murray green substitution 73'

Warrenpoint Town

  • Berraat Turker
  • Evan White red substitution 58'
  • Emmet Bennett
  • Anton Reilly
  • Dermot McVeigh
  • Gavin Smith 43'
  • Jake O'Connor red substitution 71'
  • Mark Griffin
  • Alan O'Sullivan
  • Ciaran O'Connor red substitution 32'
  • Danny Wallace

Substitutes

  • Mark Byrne
  • Brandon Doyle green substitution 71'
  • James Prendergast
  • Deane Watters green substitution 32'
  • Ethan Copes
  • Matthew Taylor green substitution 58'
  • Ryan O'Kane

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