Intermediate Cup: Ballyclare 7 Bryansburn Rangers 0

Andrew Simpson scored twice inside the opening eight minutes before seeing red on 16 minutes.
Andrew Simpson scored twice inside the opening eight minutes before seeing red on 16 minutes.

Ballyclare Comrades eased through round four of the Intermediate Cup with a thumping 7-0 win over Amateur League side Bryansburn Rangers.

The got off to a blistering start at Dixon Park and were three goals to the good inside the opening eight minutes through Andrew Simpson (two) and Randal Reid.

Simpson afternoon was over with just 16 minutes gone when he received a straight red before Brysansburn were themselves reduced to 10, McGreevy getting his marching orders.

On the stroke of half-time, Reid found the net for a second time, sending his team in 4-0 up.

Denver Gage, Johnny McClurg and Joel Cooper got in the goalscoring act in the second session before Rangers were reduced to nine men when McMullan picked up a second yellow card.

Ballyclare: Nicholl - Doherty, Doyle, Gage, Buckley - McIlveen, McGowan - Brown, Simpson, Cooper - Reid. Subs: Gray, McClurg, Forsythe, McIlwaine, Flood.

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