WESTBANK United, Phoenix Swifts and Clifton Villa all opened their new Saturday Morning League Premier Division campaign with opening victories in wet and windy conditions last weekend.
United recorded a good win in Strabane while Swifts had to pull out all the stops to see off the challenge of Clooney while Villa brushed aside Creggan Swifts when recording a comfortable victory.
In the Championship Gransha Institute accounted for Art Deco; Sion Swifts defeated Drumahoe while Tamnaherin Celtic got the better of Tristar.
And in the First Division Culmore suffered a home defeat agaisnt Oakleaf Celtic with the Metro also getting off to a losing start against HML. Foyle Athletc, however, overcame the challenge of Phoenix Swifts Athletic while City Colts and Hatmore shared the points in an eight goal thriller.
Next week’s fixtures - Saturday, September 14th - Premier Division - Rosemount v Westbank United (Prehen No. 6); Clooney v Brandywell Celtic (Lisnagelvin N.o 2); Strabane Athletic v Clifton Villa (Prehen No. 1); Creggan Swifts v Phoenix Swifts (Showgrounds).
The Championship - Tamnaherin Celtic v Gransha Institute (Lettershandoney); Bentley v Newton Heath (St. Columb’s No. 2); Art Deco v Drumahoe (Lisnagelvin No. 4); Sion Swifts v Tristar (Strabane).
First Division - Oxford United v Oakleaf Celtic (Thornhill College); Hatmore Harps v Foyle Athletic (Leafair Park); Culmore v Metro (Culmore); HML v City Colts (Templemore Central).