...And then they ease through in cup tie

SPORTING Lisburn eased into the second round of the Gordon Hanna Trophy on Thursday night with a 5-1 win over Lambeg Star.

Sporting were 3-0 up at half-time and after Chris Brady pulled one back they added two more. Jason Hamilton hit a hat-trick and the other scorers were Grahame Phillips and Simon Walsh.

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Blaine McMillan and John Greer 2 were the scorers for Braniel YM in a 3-2 South Antrim League Premier Division win away to Belvoir FC on Thursday night.