A hat-trick from Martin Murray on his debut and a strike from Peter McNeill sealed a deserved win over Dunmurry YM. The victory saw Loughgall progress into the 4th round of the WKD Core Intermediate Cup where they will face Albert Foundry.
Striker Murray, signed from Glentoran last week, opened his Loughgall account after only 20 minutes after Daniel Ryan robbed Gareth Rice on the edge of the penalty area and chipped across for Murray to head home past goalkeeper buy arimidex generic Michael Blacklodge.
Murray doubled Loughgall’s lead in the 69th minute when he controlled Andy Ferguson’s long ball forward before cutting inside his marker and unleashing a precise shot inside the post.
One minute later the game was over as a contest when substitute Peter McNeill teed up Murray to fire against the post, before the young forward turned provider for McNeill to fire in at the second attempt.
With two minutes remaining Murray netted his hat-trick when his weak effort from 25 yards slipped through the hands of ‘keeper Blacklodge and rolled into the net.