Super six for Slane as Rees bags a brace and Ferguson fires in

Moneyslane are now just a point off the top of Intermediate B after they smashed six past Dungannon Rovers on Saturday.

They went into the game at Jubilee Park without the suspended Stevie Coulter and the injured Brian Quilty.

But that never looked like holding them back as the opening 10 minutes gave the home fans plenty to cheer.

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Although playing into the wind, after only three minutes Slane played a short corner to Jonny Kernaghan at the edge of the 18 yard box and he rifled the ball into the far top corner.

It got better for the home team as moments later Gareth Rees picked up the ball on the half way line and set off down the left wing before cutting in field and unleashing a 25 yard shot which also flew into the top corner.

The home team extended their lead when Rees went through to slip the ball past the advancing keeper.

The away keeper made some good saves but he could do little to stop the fourth when a Gregg Harrison header from a corner cannoned off the bar and Neil Taylor was on hand to fire home the rebound.

Jonny Gibson replaced Darragh Peden at half time. The second half was dominated by the home team with some good patient build up.

On 60 minutes, the lead was extended when Mark Ervine was on hand to head home from eight yards out.

Dungannon Rovers still had their moments and Stevie White was called on to save a one-on-one with the visiting striker before moments later palming away a fierce free kick.

With 10 minutes remaining, the sixth and final goal arrived and what a goal it was.

After about 20 passes, the ball was laid into the path of Michael Ferguson and the player, making his debut at Jubilee Park, smashed the ball into the top corner from 20 yards.

SLANE: White, Ferguson, Taylor, Shilliday, Peden, Stewart, Bingham, Rees, Kernaghan, Ervine, Harrison. Subs: Quinn, Gibson, Adair