Ballymena United 2
Crusaders 4
League (NIFL Premiership)


Ballymena United
2 - 4
Crusaders 

League (NIFL Premiership)
Saturday, March 9th, 2024
Ballymena Showgrounds
3:00 PM Kick-off

Goalscorers
Kym Nelson (18)
Fraser Taylor (28)
Adam Lecky (11)
Ben Kennedy (67)
Paul Heatley (72)
Jarlath O'Rourke (74)

Team Managers
Jim Ervin
Stephen Baxter

Starting Eleven
1. Sean O'Neill
29. Sean Brown
39. Daithi McCallion
11. Steven McCullough
31. Jamie Robinson
4. Donal Rocks
28. Dylan Boyle
2. Kym Nelson
16. Fraser Taylor
30. Michael Place
36. Calvin McCurry
Jonathan Tuffey .33
BJ Burns .2
Philip Lowry .7
Ben Kennedy .8
Adam Lecky .9
Jordan Forsythe .14
Jarlath O'Rourke .15
Jude Winchester .19
Daniel Larmour .20
Paul Heatley .22
Ross Clarke .25

Bench
26. Sam Johnston
34. Ben Mallon
17. Andrew McGrory
35. Brendan Barr
41. James Hood
21. Lewis Tennant
27. Jonathan McMurray
Ryan Kerr .41
Kevin Joshua .3
Robert Weir .6
Adam McAleenan .16
Jordan Owens .18
Stewart Nixon .27
Jay Boyd .28

Substitutions
Jonathan McMurray for Donal Rocks (47)
James Hood for Jamie Robinson (77)
Robert Weir for Ross Clarke (62)
Jordan Owens for Adam Lecky (87)
Stewart Nixon for Paul Heatley (89)

Cautions
Steven McCullough (8)
Kym Nelson (81)
Fraser Taylor (85)
Ross Clarke (54)
Adam Lecky (59)

Red Cards
None. None.
Match Officials

Shane McGonigle (Referee)
Stephen Donaldson & Bogdan Sfirloaga (Assistants)
Shane Andrews (Fourth Official)





Match Report


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Squad Statistics (as at March 9th, 2024)


2023-2024 All Time
Age
Sean O'Neill (GK)35 33 - 96 -
Sean Brown18 8 - 8 -
Jamie Robinson21 8 - 8 -
Daithi McCallion18 4 - 4 -
Steven McCullough29 3412439
Fraser Taylor21 343343
Michael Place25 322928
Kym Nelson28 291846
Donal Rocks23 25 - 25 -
Dylan Boyle22 26 - 26 -
Calvin McCurry22 6 - 6 -
James Hood (sub) - 2 - 2 -
Jonathan McMurray (sub)29 23412136



League Table (as at March 9th, 2024)


Pld W D L Pts
1. Larne 31 22 8 1 74
2. Linfield 31 23 3 5 72
3. Cliftonville 31 21 4 6 67
4. Crusaders 31 15 6 10 51
5. Glentoran 31 14 8 9 50
6. Coleraine 31 11 6 14 39
7. Loughgall 31 10 6 15 36
8. Carrick 31 10 5 16 35
9. Glenavon 31 10 4 17 34
10. Dungannon 31 8 7 16 31
11. BALLYMENA 31 5 4 22 19
12. Newry 31 4 5 22 17