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Match Centre

Premiership
Saturday 31 August 2019 (kick off: 3.00 PM)

Venue: Milltown

Attendance: 235

Referee: Keith Kennedy

Warrenpoint Town home-team
1 FT 5
away-team Cliftonville
  •   Alan O'Sullivan 1p'
  •   Ruaidhrí Donnelly 9' 71'
  •   Liam Bagnall 56'
  •   Joe Gormley 60'
  •   Conor McMenamin 47'
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Ryan Curran and Matthew Lynch keep a close eye on the ball ©Jonathan Porter/INPHO

REDS BLAST FIVE PAST WARRENPOINT

Cliftonville moved into second spot in the Danske Bank Premiership following an emphatic 5-1 win over Warrenpoint Town at Milltown.

Rory Donnelly opened the scoring for the Reds inside the first ten minutes after Garry Breen and Levi Ives combined for the latter to supply the telling cross from the left.

Cliftonville might have doubled their lead soon after only for 'Point keeper Evan Moran to save well from Conor McMenamin, before later denying Joe Gormley.

Conor McDermott came close moments from the break with a low drive across the face of goal which fell just wide, but he went one better within two minutes of the break with a bullet like header at the far post after Ronan Doherty had sent over a free-kick from the left.

Liam Bagnall then added to Cliftonville's lead eight minutes after that with a tremendous 30-yard drive which flew into the top left corner before, on the hour, Gormley made it 4-0 with a smart finish which took him past a number of defenders before beating Moran into the bottom right corner.

The scoring continued on 71 minutes with Donnelly's second of the game, a close range finish from Thomas Maguire's cross.

Warrenpoint did grab a 79th minute consolation through Alan O'Sullivan who converted from the spot after Ives was adjudged to have handled in the area.

Warrenpoint Town: Moran, White, Smith, McVeigh, O'Sullivan, Doyle, Lynch, Scannell, C. O'Connor, Wallace, Donnelly subs Turker (not used), Bennett (not used), Griffin (replaced Smith 51), Reilly (not used), J. O'Connor (not used), Young (replaced White 57), Watters (not used)

Cliftonville: Brush, McDermott, Ives, Breen, Harney, R. Curran, R. Donnelly, Bagnall, Gormley, Doherty, McMenamin subs Dunne (not used), C. Curran (not used), Foster (replaced McDermott 72), Wilson (replaced Gormley 71), Maguire (replaced McMenamin 62), A. Donnelly (not used), Gorman (not used)

  • FULL TIME
    Warrenpoint Town   1 - 5 Cliftonville
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Conor McDermott

    Cliftonville

    72'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Seanan Foster

    Cliftonville

    72'
  • GOAL

    Ruaidhrí Donnelly

    Glentoran

    71'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Joe Gormley

    Cliftonville

    71'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Ronan Wilson

    Coleraine

    71'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Conor McMenamin

    Cliftonville

    62'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Thomas Maguire

    Cliftonville

    62'
  • GOAL

    Joe Gormley

    Cliftonville

    60'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Evan White

    Unregistered Players

    57'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Jake O'Connor

    Warrenpoint Town

    57'
  • GOAL

    Liam Bagnall

    Cliftonville

    56'
  • red subsititutions  Substitution

    Gavin Smith

    Unregistered Players

    51'
  • green subsititutions  Substitution

    Mark Griffin

    Unregistered Players

    51'
  • GOAL

    Conor McMenamin

    Cliftonville

    47'
  •  Yellow Card

    Gavin Smith

    Unregistered Players

    26'
  • GOAL

    Alan O'Sullivan

    Warrenpoint Town

    1p'
  • GOAL

    Ruaidhrí Donnelly

    Glentoran

    9'

Warrenpoint Town

  • Evan Moran
  • Evan White red substitution 57'
  • Gavin Smith 26' red substitution 51'
  • Dermot McVeigh
  • Alan O'Sullivan 1p'
  • Matthew Lynch
  • Brandon Doyle
  • Eamon Scannell
  • Danny Wallace
  • Philip Donnelly
  • Ciaran O'Connor

Substitutes

  • Berraat Turker
  • Emmet Bennett
  • Anton Reilly
  • Mark Griffin green substitution 51'
  • Jake O'Connor green substitution 57'
  • Conall Young
  • Deane Watters

Cliftonville

  • Richard Brush
  • Conor McDermott red substitution 72'
  • Levi Ives
  • Garry Breen
  • Jamie Harney
  • Ryan Curran
  • Ruaidhrí Donnelly 9' 71'
  • Liam Bagnall 56'
  • Ronan Doherty
  • Joe Gormley red substitution 71' 60'
  • Conor McMenamin red substitution 62' 47'

Substitutes

  • Declan Dunne
  • Chris Curran
  • Ronan Wilson green substitution 71'
  • Thomas Maguire green substitution 62'
  • Aaron Donnelly
  • Joe Gorman
  • Seanan Foster green substitution 72'

Warrenpoint Town

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