Corner still chasing third position in Provincial League

Chimney Corner FC have withdrawn from Belfast Telegraph Championship Two for next season and will instead play in the Ballymena & Provincial Intermediate League.
Chimney Corner FC have withdrawn from Belfast Telegraph Championship Two for next season and will instead play in the Ballymena & Provincial Intermediate League.

Chimney Corner face a busy schedule this week with the finishing straight of their Ballymena & Provincial Intermediate League campaign in sight.

The Allen Park are in action tonight (Tuesday) and again on Thursday as they approach the run-in to the Michelin AThletic CLub-sponsored championship, knowing that a strong finish could yet see them finish third.

INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE

Chimney Corner 2, Desertmartin 3: This game was played on Tuesday night which saw the first goal scored for Corner when Jamie Willigan converted a penalty on the 45th minute.

Steven Hoghshaw equalised for Desertmartin on the 56th minute then David Hanna restored the Corner advantage on the 68th minute. Desertmartin came back with two more to win scored by Steven Kenning 81st and William Watson 88th minutes.

FIXTURES

Matches involving locally-based sides this week are:

Tuesday, April 19 - Intermediate division: Desertmartin v Chimney Corner.

Thursday, April 21 - Intermediate division: Ballynure OB v Chimney Corner.

Saturday, April 23 - Junior Division One: Antrim Rovers v Newington YC II.

Junior Division Two: Wakehurst Strollers v Ballynure OB ‘B’; Clough Rangers Athletic v Ballyclare North End,