Match Centre

Premier Intermediate
Saturday, February 1, 2020

Venue: Bangor Fuels Arena

Referee: Michael McKenna

Bangor home-team
5 FT 5
away-team Newington
  •   Paul Dickson
  •   Thomas Wray
  •   Barry Walsh
  •   Daire Rooney
  •   Ben Arthurs 17' 62'
  •   Matthew Johnston 6'
  •   Gerard McMullan 11'
  •   Michael Halliday 90+1'
  •   William Bingham
  •   Seán O'Reilly
  •   Aodhfionn Casey 67'
  •   Richard Gowdy
  •   Neil Cummings
  •   Ethan Devine 4' 54'
  •   Patrick Downey 50'
  •   Anthony McGonnell 82'
  •   Robert McVarnock
  •   Daniel White
  •   Gavin Taggart
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Ethan Devine opened the scoring after four minutes ©Stephen Hamilton/PressEye.com

SEASIDERS AND SWANS IN TEN GOAL THRILLER

Bangor and Newington to an equal share of the spoils from an entertaining ten goal thriller at the Bangor Fuels Arena.

The game got off to a remarkable start with four goals inside the opening 17 minutes.

Ethan Devine kicked the scoring off after four minutes with a close range finish after a corner wasn't cleared to give Newington the lead.

However, Matthew Johnston levelled soon after for the Seasiders with Gerard McMullan making it 2-0 on 11 minutes with a 25-yard drive into the top corner before Ben Arthurs added a third after breaching the visiting defence to slot beyond Marc Maybin.

It tooks the Swans until the early stages of the second half to strike back but they did so with two goals in quick succession.

Conor Downey reduced the arrears on 50 minutes after finding time and space to beat Michael Dougherty with Devine doubling his tally four minutes later following some poor home defending.

And still the goals kept coming. Arthurs restored Bangor's lead just after the hour from point blank range but Aodhfionn Casey made it 4-4 not long after with a header from a corner.

Newington then regained the lead themselves on 82 minutes courtesy of an Anto McGonnell finish, although they had to ultimately settle for a point when substitute Michael Halliday prodded home Bangor's fifth in stoppage time.

Bangor: Dougherty, Beattie, Dickson, Harrison, Wray, Walsh, Rooney, Cooling, Arthurs, Johnston, McMullan subs Fletcher (not used), Torrens (not used), Halliday (replaced Dickson 83), McDermott (not used), Bingham (replaced Rooney 54)

Newington: Maybin, O'Reilly, Pierce, Casey, Bradley, R. Gowdy, Gallagher, Cummings, Devine, Downey, McGonnell subs McVarnock (replaced O'Reilly 66), Scollay (not used), White (replaced Downey 84), Taggart (replaced R. Gowdy 59)

  • FULL TIME
    Bangor   5 - 5 Newington
  •  Yellow Card

    Gavin Taggart

    Newington

    90'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Patrick Downey

    Newington

    84'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Daniel White

    Newington

    84'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Paul Dickson

    Bangor

    83'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Michael Halliday

    Bangor

    83'
  • GOAL

    Anthony McGonnell

    Newington

    82'
  • GOAL

    Aodhfionn Casey

    Newington

    67'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Seán O'Reilly

    Newington

    66'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Robert McVarnock

    Newington

    66'
  • GOAL

    Ben Arthurs

    Bangor

    62'
  •  Yellow Card

    Barry Walsh

    Bangor

    60'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Richard Gowdy

    Newington

    59'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Gavin Taggart

    Newington

    59'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Daire Rooney

    Bangor

    54'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    William Bingham

    Bangor

    54'
  • GOAL

    Ethan Devine

    Newington

    54'
  •  Yellow Card

    Neil Cummings

    Newington

    53'
  • GOAL

    Patrick Downey

    Newington

    50'
  •  Yellow Card

    Thomas Wray

    Bangor

    32'
  • GOAL

    Ben Arthurs

    Bangor

    17'
  •  Yellow Card

    Richard Gowdy

    Newington

    17'
  •  Yellow Card

    Patrick Downey

    Newington

    12'
  • GOAL

    Gerard McMullan

    Bangor

    11'
  • GOAL

    Matthew Johnston

    Bangor

    6'
  • GOAL

    Ethan Devine

    Newington

    4'
  • GOAL

    Michael Halliday

    Bangor

    0'

Bangor

  • Michael Dougherty
  • Gareth Beattie
  • Paul Dickson red subsititutions  83
  • Lewis Harrison
  • Thomas Wray 32
  • Barry Walsh 60
  • Daire Rooney red subsititutions  54
  • Mark Cooling
  • Ben Arthurs  17
  • Matthew Johnston  6
  • Gerard McMullan  11

Substitutions

  • Isaac Fletcher
  • Matthew Torrens
  • Michael Halliday green subsititutions  83  90+1
  • Ashton McDermott
  • William Bingham green subsititutions  54

Newington

  • Marc Maybin
  • Seán O'Reilly red subsititutions  66
  • Patrick Pierce
  • Aodhfionn Casey  67
  • Kevin Bradley
  • Richard Gowdy 17 red subsititutions  59
  • Michael Gallagher
  • Neil Cummings 53
  • Ethan Devine  4
  • Patrick Downey 12 red subsititutions  84  50
  • Anthony McGonnell  82

Substitutions

  • Robert McVarnock green subsititutions  66
  • Padraig Scollay
  • Daniel White green subsititutions  84
  • Gavin Taggart 90 green subsititutions  59

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