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Match Centre

Championship
Saturday 2 November 2019 (kick off: 3.00 PM)

Venue: The Dub

Referee: Peter McGrath

Queens University home-team
3 FT 1
away-team Ards
  •   Matthew Hughes 44'
  •   Jonah Mitchell 20' 64p'
  •   Dylan Wilson 5'
football
Matthew Hughes in action for Queens against William Armstrong of Ards

MITCHELL DOUBLE FOR QUEENS SINKS ARDS

Queens University came from behind from an early setback against Ards to claim three valuable Bluefin Sport Championship points at The Dub.

Warren Feeney’s Ards took an early lead when Dylan Wilson opens the scoring after just five minutes, cutting inside to drill a low left footed drive past Lally from just inside the penalty area.

Jonah Mitchell forced Queens' first chance ten minutes later as he found space 20 yards out to drill a stinging drive which Neeson had to react quickly to push out for a corner.

It was Mitchell who found an equaliser for the home side with 20 minutes gone, again finding room and this time fired into the top corner with aplomb, giving Neeson little chance of rescuing the visitors.

Michael McLellan had a goal ruled out as referee McGrath had ruled that the burly striker had committed a foul en route to slotting the ball in from close range.

With two minutes of the half remaining, Lally pulled off a superb save for Queens as he managed to claw McLellan's goalbound header from a corner away to keep the scores level going into the break. That save proved vital as straight down the other end Jonah Mitchell's corner was powerfully headed home by captain Matthew Hughes to give Queens the lead.

With 63 minutes gone, things got worse for Ards when Kym Nelson Adam Calvert to concede a penalty. Up stepped Jonah Mitchell who scored from spot for his second goal of the afternoon.

Ards continued to press but failed to forge any clear cut chances in the remaining stages of the game, the closest they came was McLelllan’s stinging shot cannoning off the crossbar on 70 minutes and away to safety.

Queen's University: Lally, Corry, Young, McManus, Calvert, Bonnes, Hughes, McKenna, O'Hare, Mitchell, Magee subs Gawne (not used), Mulholland (replaced O'Hare 70), McIlroy (replaced Young 81), Torrens (not used), Robinson (replaced Magee 65)

Ards: Neeson, McMillan, McGovern, Taylor, Murray, Nelson, McLellan, D. McAllister, D. Wilson, Harris, Cushnie subs Armstrong (replaced Harris 73), McMillen (replaced Cushnie 60), E. McAllister (not used), McConnell (not used), Calderwood (replaced Murray 46)

  • FULL TIME
    Queens University   3 - 1 Ards
  • GOAL

    Jonah Mitchell

    Queens University

    64p'
  •  Yellow Card

    Kym Nelson

    Ards

    84'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Ronan Young

    Queens University

    81'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Lorcan McIlroy

    Queens University

    81'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Craig Harris

    HW Welders

    73'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    William Armstrong

    Unregistered Players

    73'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Ciaran O'Hare

    Queens University

    70'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Connor Mulholland

    Queens University

    70'
  •  Yellow Card

    Craig McMillen

    Ards

    68'
  •  Yellow Card

    Michael McLellan

    HW Welders

    66'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    David Magee

    Queens University

    65'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Adam Robinson

    Queens University

    65'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Ben Cushnie

    Glentoran

    60'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Craig McMillen

    Ards

    60'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Thomas Murray

    Ards

    46'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Kyle Calderwood

    Ards

    46'
  • GOAL

    Matthew Hughes

    Queens University

    44'
  • GOAL

    Jonah Mitchell

    Queens University

    20'
  • GOAL

    Dylan Wilson

    Ards

    5'

Queens University

  • Conor Lally
  • Joshua Corry
  • Ronan Young red substitution 81'
  • Matthew McManus
  • Adam Calvert
  • Leon Bonnes
  • Matthew Hughes 44'
  • Marc McKenna
  • Ciaran O'Hare red substitution 70'
  • Jonah Mitchell 20' 64p'
  • David Magee red substitution 65'

Substitutes

  • Andrew Gawne
  • Connor Mulholland green substitution 70'
  • Lorcan McIlroy green substitution 81'
  • Matthew Torrens
  • Adam Robinson green substitution 65'

Ards

  • Brian Neeson
  • Scott McMillan
  • Jaimie McGovern
  • Johnny Taylor
  • Thomas Murray red substitution 46'
  • Kym Nelson 84'
  • Michael McLellan 66'
  • David McAllister
  • Dylan Wilson 5'
  • Craig Harris red substitution 73'
  • Ben Cushnie red substitution 60'

Substitutes

  • William Armstrong green substitution 73'
  • Craig McMillen 68' green substitution 60'
  • Eamon McAllister
  • Caoimhin McConnell
  • Kyle Calderwood green substitution 46'

Queens University

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