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Saturday 18 Jun 2022
Electric Ireland Women’s Challenge Cup R1 results

Round one of the 2022 edition of the Electric Ireland Women’s Challenge Cup got under way on Friday evening.

Teams from the various NIWFA divisions, including a handful from the top flight (Championship), competed.

Larne Ladies FC ran out 5-0 winners over Comber Rec Ladies in the tie of the round at Inver Park.

Elsewhere Antrim Rovers Ladies won 4-2 against Bangor Ladies while St James’ Swifts Ladies defeated Kilmore Rec Ladies 3-1.

Ballymena United Ladies were away to Lisburn Distillery Ladies. The Sky Blues defeated the Whites by five goals to one.

Level at 3-3 after extra-time Strabane Athletic Ladies needed penalties to see off Camlough Rovers Ladies. They ran out 6-5 winners on spot kicks in a dramatic encounter at Melvin Sports Complex.

Round one results – 17 June

Antrim Rovers Ladies 4-2 Bangor Ladies

Kilmore Rec Ladies 3-1 St James’ Swifts Ladies

Larne Ladies 5-0 Comber Rec Ladies

Lisburn Distillery Ladies 1-5 Ballymena United Women

Strabane Athletic Ladies 3-3 Camlough Rovers Ladies (Strabane won 6-5 on penalties after extra-time)

Walkovers: Lisburn Rangers Ladies, Ballyclare Comrades Ladies, Craigavon City Ladies