Newry City
Newry City
Sun 26 Feb 2012

0 - 2
(Full Time)
Dundalk
Dundalk

Michael Rafter - Goal (62' + None')

Liam Burns - Goal (85')

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Newry City 0 - 2 Dundalk
90' That concludes Dundalk's pre-season schedule before they head to Monaghan for the season opener on Friday evening.

Full Time

Newry City 0 - 2 Dundalk
90' - Full Time - Full-time here in Newry and Dundalk have won the game 2-0 and with that they have claimed the first annual cross-border cup.

Newry City 0 - 2 Dundalk
89' Dundalk look comfortable as they close out the game.

GOAL!

Newry City 0 - 2 Dundalk
85' - Goal - Dundalk double their advantage through Liam Burns! After winning a free-kick, Coughlan, drilled a brilliant cross into the area where Liam Burns steered home from close range.

Newry City 0 - 1 Dundalk
82' Newry go close with a brilliant effort however it is met with an equally brilliant tip over from Dundalk 'keeper Peter Cherrie.

Substitution

Newry City 0 - 1 Dundalk
76' - Substitution - Changes for Dundalk - Coughlan replaces Rob Waters and Andrew Harte comes on for the goalscorer Rafter.

Newry City 0 - 1 Dundalk
73' From the free-kick, Cunningham hits straight at the goalkeeper.

Newry City 0 - 1 Dundalk
72' Dundalk have won a free-kick on the edge of the area after a run by Rafter.

Newry City 0 - 1 Dundalk
70' Very little has happened since the goal. Dundalk with one or two breaks but came to nothing.

GOAL!

Newry City 0 - 1 Dundalk
62' - Goal - Dundalk take the lead through Michael Rafter! A through ball fell to Rafter who neatly tucked the ball into the net from 10 yards.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
60' Just on the hour mark,Dundalk thought they had been awarded a penalty as Cunningham was brought to ground, however the linesman had flagged for offside.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
58' Paul Walsh crossed and after a looping ball back in, the Newry 'keeper held well.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
57' Dan Cunningham wins a free-kick for Dundalk just outside the area on the left side.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
56' Break in play here after Chris Shields went in strongly on a Newry player. The Newry player receiving treatment but appears to be okay.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
54' Dundalk force the first real opening of the half as Rafter gets between Newry defenders but his effort is easily saved.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
53' Hernany and Stapleton are both on trial with the Lilywhites.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
52' Interesting to see Mountney now playing at right back leaving Foran and Burns as centre-halves and Hernany as a holding midfielder.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
46' Dundalk changes - Darren Stapleton, Paul Walsh and Hernany all come on for Danville,Murphy and Coughlan.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
46' The teams are back out on the pitch and the game re-starts.

Half-Time

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
45' - Half Time - Half-time here in Newry. Scoreless at the break with Newry starting the better but Dundalk grew into the game as the half went on.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
45' Dundalk living dangerously as Liam Burns heads away a dangerous cross. Corner for Newry but cross gathered by Cherrie.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
40' 5 minutes until half-time and to be fair it has been a poor match so far.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
35' Apologies in advance for some possible confusion over player names. It is difficult to make out some players from the position here.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
32' John Mountney's shot from distance is pushed out for a corner. Newry clear the corner.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
31' Penalty shout for Dundalk as Michael Rafter is taken down inside the box, however the referee is having none of it.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
29' Rob Waters tries to direct Derek Foran's shot into the net but it goes wide. Best chance for Dundalk so far.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
28' With almost half an hour gone, the game has been a scrappy fare thus far.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
27' Today also sees the return of Dundalk assistant manager John Whyte to his former club.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
26' Former Dundalk players James Hand,Steven Hutchinson and Sean Hand are in the Nerwry squad today, as is ex-Monaghan Darragh Hanaphy.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
24' Dundalk FC. - Peter Cherrie, Derek Foran, Dan Cunningham, Luke Danville, Liam Burns, Chris Shields, Robert Waters, John Mountney, Michael Rafter, Gareth Coughlan, Nathan Murphy, SUBS - Hernany Macedo, Darren Stapleton, Paul Walsh, Andrew Harte, Ger Hanley.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
23' A fairly overcast day here in Newry with some light drizzle and a slight breeze but the pitch appears to be in decent condition.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
20' The teams are in and will be up in a moment. Here is the Newry City - Nathan Morley-Hillen, Darren King, Steven Hutchinson, Chris McMahon, Ian Curran, Darren Freeman, Steven Hughes, David Masterson, James Hand, David Hughes, Mark Hughes. SUBS - Timmy Grant, Sean Hand, Darragh Hanaphy.

Newry City 0 - 0 Dundalk
18' We have played close to twenty minutes here and Newry City have had most of the chances with midfielder Steven Hughes going closest with a curling free kick on 7 minutes.