Match Centre

Championship
Saturday, August 3, 2019

Venue: Tillysburn Park

Referee: Niall Gallagher

HW Welders home-team
2 FT 0
away-team Newry City
  •   Adam Wright 26'
  •   Ryan Deans
  •   Scott Davidson
  •   Luckas Gwiazda
  •   Jonathan Smith
  •   Dylan Davidson
  •   Alan McMurtry
  •   Ross Arthurs 90'
  •   Andy Coleman
  •   Thomas McCann
  •   Stefan Lavery
  •   Joshua Durnin
  •   John McGovern
  •   Stephen McCavitt
  •   Noel Healy
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Ross Arthurs grabbed the Welders second late in the game ©Stephen Hamilton/PressEye.com

WELDERS OFF TO THE PERFECT START

A goal in each half helped HW Welders kick off the season with a decisive victory over Newry City at Tillysburn Park.

Scott Davidson almost grabbed the first goal of the new season when, after just six minutes, he saw an effort tipped onto the post by Andy Coleman from a well worked set piece.

Indeed the Welders kept Coleman busy, producing a number of good stops from the Newry custodian before, midway through the first half, Adam Wright finally found a way through when he tucked away the rebound from a Davidson free-kick.

The Welders could have extended their advantage before the break but Coleman did well again to hold onto another effort, this time from Dylan Davidson some distance out.

Newry were much improved in the second half but the Welders made sure of the points in the closing moments when substitute Ross Arthurs fired past Coleman with a low drive from just outside the area.

HW Welders: Miskelly, Dornan, Nelson, Nixon, Wright, Deans, Graham, S. Davidson, Gwiazda, Smith, D. Davidson subs Hall (not used), Glover (not used), McMurtry (replaced D. Davidson 85), Arthurs (replaced Smith 72), McKay (not used)

Newry City: Coleman, King, Boyle, McCann, McCabe, Foley, Hughes, Lavery, Moan, McArdle, Durnin subs Lennon (not used), McGovern (replaced Lavery 46), S. McCavitt (replaced McCann 75), M. McCavitt (not used), Healy (replaced Durnin 46)

  • FULL TIME
    HW Welders   2 - 0 Newry City
  • GOAL

    Ross Arthurs

    HW Welders

    90'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Dylan Davidson

    Glenavon

    85'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Alan McMurtry

    HW Welders

    85'
  •  Yellow Card

    John McGovern

    Newry City

    81'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Thomas McCann

    Newry City

    75'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Stephen McCavitt

    Banbridge Town

    75'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Jonathan Smith

    Knockbreda

    72'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Ross Arthurs

    HW Welders

    72'
  •  Yellow Card

    Luckas Gwiazda

    HW Welders

    67'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Stefan Lavery

    Newry City

    46'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Joshua Durnin

    Newry City

    46'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    John McGovern

    Newry City

    46'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Noel Healy

    Newry City

    46'
  •  Yellow Card

    Scott Davidson

    HW Welders

    38'
  •  Yellow Card

    Ryan Deans

    HW Welders

    35'
  • GOAL

    Adam Wright

    HW Welders

    26'
  •  Yellow Card

    Jonathan Smith

    Knockbreda

    0'
  •  Yellow Card

    Andy Coleman

    Newry City

    0'

HW Welders

  • Ryan Miskelly
  • Charlie Dornan
  • Brandon Nelson
  • Adam Wright  26
  • Ryan Deans 35
  • David Graham
  • Scott Davidson 38
  • Luckas Gwiazda 67
  • Jonathan Smith 45+1 red subsititutions  72
  • Dylan Davidson red subsititutions  85

Substitutions

  • Matthew Hall
  • Jamie Glover
  • Alan McMurtry green subsititutions  85
  • Ross Arthurs green subsititutions  72  90
  • Christopher McKay

Newry City

  • Andy Coleman 45+1
  • Darren King
  • John Boyle
  • Thomas McCann red subsititutions  75
  • Mark McCabe
  • Adam Foley
  • Mark Hughes
  • Stefan Lavery red subsititutions  46
  • Stephen Moan
  • Kevin McArdle
  • Joshua Durnin red subsititutions  46

Substitutions

  • Ultan Lennon
  • John McGovern 81 green subsititutions  46
  • Stephen McCavitt green subsititutions  75
  • Michael McCavitt
  • Noel Healy green subsititutions  46

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