Liggett Hat-Trick Defeats Limavady In Five Star Performance
The game went ahead despite the heavy pitch and a strong wind as DFC tried to retain there place in top 3 spot.
Liggett headed wide in opening few minutes before Rodgers broke the deadlock when he fired home from a corner and it stayed this way through to half time.In the opening minutes Johnson fired high into the top corner after Hand played him through and then a good move via McCullough , McConnell and Johnson set up Liggett to tap home.

Credit to Limavady who had only 2 substitutes got one back after a good break down the right.

Liggett restored the 3 goal lead when he turned smartly inside the area to score at the near post.

Mooney, Hand and McCullough all then made way for Rea, Kernaghan and Jones before Liggett wrapped up the win with another hat trick for the challengers.

Devastating Duke Bags Four As Impressive Dollybirds Bring Back 3 Points

With this being the only match played today in the PIL it was important DFC got back to winning ways after the recent defeat to Bangor and they did thus emphatically away to Moyola Park who themselves were coming of a resounding cup victory the previous week themselves.

DFC set the tempo very early on with twin strikers Liggett and Johnson combining very well and there strike partner Thompson had to leave the pitch early with an injury and was replaced by Duke, and what an impact he made with his very first touch tapping in from close range after the home keeper dropped a cross from Glen Hand.

His second goal minutes later was sublime after Johnson played him in down the channel but he beat the keeper to the ball before converting from a very acute angle.

DFC has two further great chances before the interval but despite great build up play they failed to convert them.

Credit to Moyola they came more into the match in the second half and got a goal back despite the heroic efforts of Maguire in goals.

Mooney almost restored the 2 goal lead but his header was cleared off the line.

Manager Uprichard then changed the shape of the team to help combat Moyola and Liggett was replaced by young Sean Toman.

McConnell returning after injury today then went on a run from inside his own half and set up Duke who rifled his shot into the roof of the net for his hat trick.

Mooney then made way for Kernaghan before Johnson went on a great run resulting in his shot coming back of the bar and that man Duke was there again to head in number 4 of the afternoon.

This was a strong resolute team performance against a very strong opposition.

Penalty Win Puts Dollingstown Into 1/4 Final Draw Of Intermediate Cup

Both teams served up a tense game that went all the way to extra time and penalties before DFC got there name in the hat for the quarter final draw.

In very windy conditions both teams battled hard on what must be one of the biggest pitches around in the local game,

Paterson on his comeback from injury only lasted 8 minutes before a recurrence and he had to be replaced by Elliot Rea and Rodgers forced a fine save from the home keeper before finally going in front on 33 minutes when Liggett headed home from a sublime cross by Hand,

DFC had a triple chance right in half time but the home keeper pulled off fantastic saves to leave it only 1-0 at the interval.

Crumlin scored a great equaliser from distance early in the second half before Johnson latched on to a good pass from Thompson to restore the lead again however the home side fired home another unstoppable shot to equalise again as the game ebbed and flowed.

Maguire then pulled off an amazing save to force extra time and penalties with Hand scoring number 5 to get the away team over the line and into the quarter finals.