Aimee Mackin (--)
Aimee Mackin (--)
Aimee Mackin (--)
Celine Curtis (--)
Celine Curtis (--)
Celine Curtis (--)
Celine Curtis (--)
Celine Curtis (--)
Celine Curtis (--)
Rayza de Souza (--)
Rayza de Souza (--)
Claire Taylor (--)

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Nikita O'Neill (--)

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GOALS DIME-A-DOZEN FOR LEADERS NEWRY

Aimee Mackin opened the scoring when she got on the end of a long punt forward to burst into the right side of the area before slotting past 'keeper Emma Kelly.

Celine Curtis added a second following a Trudi Harbinson lay-off before knocking home Newry's third after Mackin did well to chase the ball and cut it back from the touchline into the box ... and Aimee got her hat-trick soon after with a superb lob from just inside the area after a goal kick was immediately knocked forward.

There was just no stopping her, with her fourth of the evening a well executed low free-kick from around 30 yards from goal.

Cliftonville pulled one back through Nikita O'Neill with a strong finish from just inside the area after Melissa Orr touched the ball into her path.

And still the scoring continued ... Curtis added to her tally with a near post header from point blank range after the ball was lofted over from the left wing.

Rayza de Souza began the second half scoring before a wonderful solo effort from substitute Claire Taylor, collecting the ball deep in her own half she single handedly danced through the Cliftonville defence before firing across Kelly into the far corner.

Curtis then added yet another, another curler from just outside the area before Mackin added to her tally, getting between a couple of defenders to finish from close range.

She then smashed the ball against an upright but it came back off the woodwork for Curtis to blast home another - de Souza then got in on the act again, having plenty of time to finish with confidence from Mackin's touch to complete the scoring.

Newry City Ladies: Barbosa, Murray, Gomes, de Sousa, Harbinson, da Silva, Curtis, Belem, A. Mackin, de Souza, Dias subs B. Mackin (replaced da Silva 80), Cinnamond (replaced Gomes 71), Taylor (replaced Harbinson 76)

Cliftonville Ladies: Kelly, Moran, Burgess, McCarthy, Weatherall, Orr, O'Neill, Canavan, Doherty, Callaghan, McAleese subs Dodds (not used), Service (replaced Canavan 70), McEvoy (replaced Burgess 46), White (not used), Cargill (replaced Moran 70)

Referee: Mark Irwin