Warren YM were leading 3-0 even when reduced to ten men, but they had few anxious moments when South Antrim, reduced to nine-men came back to 3-2 very late on in the Premier Division of the South Antrim League.
Reza Davies, Neil Donaghy and Andy Ginn, who was Warren’s best player, got the goals.
James Thompson scored for Ballymacash YM but they had to settle for a 1-1 ndraw away to Sandy Row.
Cregagh hit another four
Cregagh Wanderers followed up their 15 goals of the previous week by beating Orangefield OB III 4-1. Graham Montgomery and Brian Lindsay got two apiece.
Neil Archer sored twice for Ballymacash YM II, but they lost 4-2 to Woodvale YM.
Glenavy hit back
Glenavy III disappointed in their opening game but a hat-trick from Greg Campbell put them back on track with a 4-2 win over South Antrim II. Stephen Montgomery got their other goal.
Moira Albion II squeezed past Sandy Row II 2-1 and Newtown Forest III came good with a 3-1 win over 10th Old Boys
IRONSIDE CUP, FIRST ROUND
FC make surprise exit
FC Utd Lisburn are out of the Ironside Cup after losing 2-4 away to Bloomfield III in the first round. Dave Worsfold got both their goals.
Glaston eased past Victoria Athletic 7-0 in a preliminary round tie and 1st Lisburn received a walkover against Belvoir FC II.
Stephen Keyes and Harrison Gibson scored in a 2-1 win for Ballymacash YM III over Colin Valley III.
Ballymacash Rangers III were 6-1 winners against Harmony Hill. Kurt Walker got four of them and the others came from Lee Gourley and Dee McIlroy.
In the IFA Junior Cup, first round Taughmonagh YM beat Claudy Rovers 6-1 but Belvoir FC lost 4-1 and Lambeg Rangers 6-0 in other ties involving South Antrim teams.
RESULTS AT A GLANCE
Sandy Row 1 Ballymacash YM 1
South Antrim 2 Warren YM 3
Woodvale YM 4 Ballymacash YM II 2
Orangefield OB III 1 Cregagh Wand 4
Warren YM II 1 1st Lisburn II 3
Newtown Forest III 3 10th OB 1
Moira Albion II 2 Sandy Row II 1
Glenavy III 4 South Antrim II 2
IRONSIDE CUP, preliminary round
Victoria Ath 0 Glaston 7
Bloomfield III 4 FC Utd Lisburn 2
1st Lisburn 2 Belvoir FC II 0
Ballymacash Rgs III 6 Harmony Hill 1
Ballymacash YM III 2 Colin Valley III 1
IFA JUNIOR CUP, first round
Taughmonagh YM 6 Claudy Rovers 1
Belvoir FC 4 Newmills 1
Derryhirk Utd 6 Lambeg Rgs 0
Tomorrow’s Match of the Day will feature the Premier Division meeting of FC Utd Lisburn and Sandy Row at Barbour 2.
Tomorrow’s South Antrim League fixtures:
All matches kick-off at 2pm.
PREMIER DIVISION: Warren YM v 1st Lisburn Rec 3, Ballymacash YM v Taughmonagh YM Ballymacoss 3, Lambeg Rgs v Belvoir FC Wallace Park 3, FC Utd Lisburn v Sandy Row Barbour 2.
DIVISION 1: Cregagh Wand v Taughmonagh YM II Bloomfield 2, Ballymacash Rgs III v Ballymacash YM II Barbour 3, Belvoir FC II v Bloomfield III Henry Jones, Colin Valley III v Orangefield OB III Suffolk, Woodvale YM v Warren YM II Blanchflower.
DIVISION 2: 10th OB v Moira Albion II Bloomfield 3, South Antrim II v Ballymacash YM III Rec 1, Glenavy III v Victoria Ath Ballymacoss 2, Sandy Row II v Harmony Hill Wedderburn.
IRONSIDE CUP, first round: Glaston v Newtown Forest III Brooke, 1st Lisburn II v Lambeg Rgs II Barbour 1.