A win and a loss

TOWN U9s played anoether two fixtures at the Development Centre in Portadown.

In the first fixture they won 3-2 against Loughgall. They took an early after a good lay off allowed new player Joshua Noble cooly slot into the bottom cornerafter brilliant work by Taylor Hill.

Within minutes Loughgall equalised but Banbridge regained the lead after Josh Kerr seen his over head kick hit the net. Toby Jones pulled off two fantastic saves while at the other end Harry Annett had a shot well saved by the `keeper.

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Josh Kerr then made it 3-1 with another fine goal Daniel McgIvern also had a great run and shot. A late goal made it 3-2 while Bobby Jones, Alex Innocenzi and Finn Martin were super in defence with Tom King going close for town but in the end it finished 3-2 to Banbridge.

In the second game Banbridge were edged out 1-0 by Sunnyside but there was nothing between the two sides.

In the early stages Tom KIng had a great effort on goal but his shot whistled just wide. Taylor Hill in midfield created a number of chances with Harry Annett being defied by the Sunnyside `keeper on three occasions making top class saves.

Daniel McGivern again had a couple of great runs and shots while Finn Martin making two great saving tackles. Sunnyside took the lead with a low shot while Toby Jones in the Banbridge goal pulled off another three fantatstic saves in a row for Banbridge. Bobby Jones and Alex Innocenzi again were super with great covering work at the back. Joshua Noble went close in the dying stages but in the end it finished 1-0 to Sunnyside.

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Overall another two great performance from the young lads who continue to show promise and development.

TEAM: Bobby Jones, Alex Innocenzi, Bobby Jones, Taylor Hill Josh Kerr, Joshua Noble, Harry Annett, Tom King, Daniel McGivern, Finn Martin.