Moyola lose out to Wakehurst

Moyola entertained Wakehurst at the Mill Meadow on Saturday at the first of their final three home games.

The visitors had the first chance of the game in the 5th minute when R Gregg had a shot saved by Maguire. A minute later a move involving Stewart, McQuillan and Paul saw a shot easily saved by Maybin.In the 12th minute the home side nearly scored when a run and cross from the right by Paul was deflected onto his own cross bar by Crawford. A minute later at the other end a cross from the right was headed on by McLean but Kenning failed to get on the end of it. In the 19th minute Kenning had a long range shot for the home side saved by Maybin. In the 29th minute a free kick for Wakehurst by McCaughern was headed wide by Paul. In the 32nd minute the visitors made a change with Culbertson replacing Laughlin. Moyola had a goal ruled out in the 41st minute for offside when Kenning found Paul and he fired past Maybin. With the first half coming to a close, a ball down the left to McCaughern was crossed over and Crawford fired a header off the cross bar and the ball bounced over the line to give the visitors a 1-0 lead. The visitors thought they had extended their lead when a cross on the left was headed in by Culbertson but the assistant referee adjudged him to be offside.

The home had the first chance of the second half when Paul found Kenning and his weak shot was saved by Maybin. The visitors had a chance to extend their lead in the 56th minute when a free header by Colville was cleared off the line by Lucas at the back post. Ten minutes later a great ball from Culbertson found C Gregg and he beat the offside trap and also Maguire, however his shot came back off the post and was cleared. A minute later at the other end, Paul had a free kick saved by Maybin. The home side pushed for an equaliser and in the 69th minute a move involving Kenning and Paul saw the ball drop to McFadden who fired his shot over. The visitors were reduced to ten men in the 71st minute when R Gregg was shown a straight red card for kicking the ball at Lucas on the ground. With very few chances in the remaining minutes of the game, the game finished 1-0 to the visitors.

Moyola: Maguire, Lucas, G Stewart, McQuillan, Kilpatrick, Doey, McFadden, McLean, Kenning, Gallagher, Paul. Subs: Colgan, Pattison, Scott, C Stewart.

Wakehurst: Maybin, Crawford, Alexander, Stevenson, Colville, Laughlin, McCaughern, Mellon, C Gregg, Paul, R Gregg,. Subs: Young, Culbertson, Lemon, Parker, Cunningham.

The match was kindly sponsored by McAlinden Meats, Magherafelt.

Moyola Park Fixtures

Saturday 27th April 2013 – Belfast Telegraph Championship 2

Moyola Park -v- Chimney Corner

Mill Meadow @ 3.00pm

Saturday 4th May 2013 – Belfast Telegraph Championship 2

Moyola Park -v- Banbridge Town

Mill Meadow @ 12.00 noon

Leisure Wear

The new range of Moyola Park AFC Leisure Wear is now available in Sportsworld, Rainey Street, Magherafelt.

Moyola Park Ladies

Moyola Park Ladies and Moyola Park Junior Girls training takes place on a Monday night at Moyola Park, Mill Meadow, Bridge Street, Castledawson. Senior Ladies will train from 7.00 – 8.15 age 14 upwards with Junior Girls 7.00 – 8.00 p.m. age 11 – 13 years.

Anyone interested in coming on board to help with Coaching or as a volunteer to assist in any way please contact Valerie Martin 07754450988, Charlene Kenning 07902147400, Gareth Stewart 07892687503 or Steven Kenning 07731845954

Ladies Fixtures

Wednesday 24th April 2013 – NIWFA Division 2

Killyleagh Ladies -v- Moyola Ladies

The Showgrounds Killyleagh @ 7.30pm

Wednesday 1st May 2013 – NIWFA Division 2

Moyola Ladies -v- Chimney Corner Breda Ladies

Mill Meadow @ 7.30pm

Youth Results

Saturday 20th April 2013

Moyola Park u12’s 5 Dungiven u12’s 1

Saturday 20th April 2013 – U16 MUYL KO Cup Final

Sunnyside 0 Moyola Park 4

Moyola Park Youth Training

Under 11’s - Anyone born in 2002 & 2003 are all welcome and for information on training contact Brian Wilson on 07445396937.

Under 12’s - For information contact Roy Clarke on 07716127604.

Under 16’s - For information on training contact David Evans on 07730529081.

Football Development Centre

Moyola Park AFC Football Development Centre takes place every Saturday at the Mill Meadow, Bridge Street, Castledawson.

The cost per week is £2.00 For more information contact Gareth Stewart on 07892687503 or Steven Kenning on 07731845954.

The Lucky Numbers drawn for Saturday 20th April 2013 – 1, 2, 7 and 10 and the £800 Jackpot prize was won by Hugh Carson. Tickets are available in the Social Club or from committee members.