Nelson double sees Glenavy book semi-final spot

Reserve Football Shield – Group 1

Glenavy 2-9 Ballymena 1-12

Glenavy booked their place in the semi-final of the Reserve Football Shield when they came from three points down at half time to draw with All Saints at Chapel Hill on Friday evening.

Ballymena appeared to be set to qualify when they lead by 0-8 to 0-5 at half time, but two goals from corner forward David Nelson in the second half helped the home to team to gain the point they neeed to set up a semi-final meeting with Group 2 winners Dunloy next Friday evening.

Glenary scorers – David Nelson 2-1; Christ Grant, Anthony Gallagher, Dominc Gallagher, Foge Cunningham 0-1 each

All Saints team and scorers

Niall Shannon

Jude Casey

Joe Rocks

Conal O Neill

Michael Read

Phelim Killough (0.2)

Conal Killough

Shaun O Callaghan

Ciaran McLarnon (0.1)

Aidan Scullion (1.4)

Oisin Connolly (0.4)

Mark Murchin

Charlie Metrustry

Eoin Campbell

Ciaran Campbell (0.1)


Kevin Brady for Jude Casey

Joe Rafferty for Ciaran McLarnon

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