Tyrone see off Newcastle United as Seagulls wings are clipped by Tigres


County Down kept their last-four hopes alive with a 2-0 victory over American side Surf Select thanks to goals from Braiden Graham and Darragh McCann.   

Down know they need to beat Brighton and Hove Albion today at Parker Avenue to stand a chance of making the final four.   

County Tyrone also picked up their first win of the Premier section, defeating Premier League side Newcastle United.

They ran out 2-0 winners thanks to goals from Calum Lenehan-Hunter and Jack Cowden.

  • Liverpool chief scout Barry Hunter glad of tough SuperCupNI test for young players
  • Liverpool held and Man United fall to defeat in opening Elite games at SuperCupNI

The other game in group A saw County Antrim grab a second-half winner against Northeast Rush to win 2-1, leaving the county top of the group on six points.

If Antrim avoid defeat against Newcastle United today they will qualify for the semi-finals.

Mexican newcomers Tigres UANL produced the performance of the day as they secured a valuable point against Brighton and Hove Albion yesterday, despite trailing 3-0 with just 25 minutes to play. 

Adam Brett scored either side of the break to put the Seagulls two up, before Zebedee Lawson further extended the English side’s advantage.

With 52 minutes gone the Seagulls thought they were home and hosed, but two goals from Diego Martinez set up a tense final few minutes in Coleraine.

Unbelievably Tigres drew level in the dying seconds through Gustavo Gonzalez to keep both teams from group B in with a shout of the final four.   

County Fermanagh bounced back after a heavy defeat on the opening day as they came out on top in a feisty encounter with Dundalk Schoolboys at Chimney Corner.

Fionn Stroud’s goal was enough for Fermanagh to win a game, which featured seven yellow cards.   

Manchester United kept their 100 per cent record going with a 2-0 victory over Japanese side Ichifuna, thanks to a Jayce Fitzgerald brace at Riada Stadium.

County Londonderry continued their strong start with a massive 2-1 win over Rangers at Limavady Showgrounds.

Londonderry led at the break through a Senan Devine goal but it took a goal from Bobby Baird to seal the deal and leave them sitting in a favourable position in their group. 

County Armagh were victorious in the other group C game, running out 4-1 winners over St Kevins.   


COUNTY Tyrone were seconds from securing an historic victory over Premier League giants, West Ham United. 

But a late goal by Amran Saifudden broke Tyrone hearts in the fifth minute of added time to see the game end 3-3.

West Ham made a lightening quick start with Xavier Parker hammering a thunderbolt into the top corner within the first 60 seconds of the match.

Tyrone responded immediately through Logan O’Connor before West Ham retook the lead minutes later through Saifudden.

Tyrone’s Joel Kerr stole the show down the left and scored the county’s other two goals to put them into the lead for the first time in the match before the late heartbreak.  

Fellow English side Charlton Athletic won 4-1 as they defeated St Mirren, while Rangers won an all-Scottish tie against Kilmarnock 1-0 at Scroggy Road.

County Antrim kept up their 100 per cent record with a 3-1 win over Donegal Schools.   

It wasn’t such a positive day for County Fermanagh who lost for the second day in a row against Plymouth Argyle.

County Down went top of group B thanks to a 3-0 win over Prospects 2 Pro Academy from Canada.   

Stevenage narrowly defeated County Londonderry to keep their 100 per cent record intact, while County Armagh and FC America played out a 1-1 draw in the other group A match.


CELTIC made it two wins from two as they thumped Loughgall 5-0 at a sodden Anderson Park. 

Zion Pullan grabbed his second brace of the week and he was joined on the scoresheet by Jack Young who also grabbed a brace. 

Celtic now face a winner-takes-all contest against Glentoran today. 

The East Belfast side also remain unbeaten, and they were convincing winners against Finn Harps at Castlerock, with a hat-trick from Rory Prenter and a brace from Mason Ayre giving them a 5-1 victory.   

In Ballymoney, Linfield pulled off a late comeback to come from 2-0 down against IDA Bermuda to pick up a valuable point, thanks to a brace from Ryley Sloan.  

Zydon Lightbourne-Furbert continued his impressive tournament with another goal to take his tally to three.  

Over in the Heights in Coleraine, Portstewart were pegged back from the same scoreline to draw 2-2 with Glenavon, as a second-half double from Charlie Hill kept Glenavon’s unbeaten start intact.   

Kilmarnock were big winners on day one, but the Scots were also on the wrong end of a comeback on Tuesday, as Coleraine recovered from 3-1 to draw 3-3 with the high-scoring Killie side.

Dungannon kept up their 100 per cent record with a narrow 1-0 win over fellow Northern Irish side Ballymena United.   

Surf Select claimed their second win of the tournament defeating Larne 2-1, which will ensure that someone’s 100 per cent record will come to an end tomorrow when Surf take on Dungannon in Castlerock.  

Warrenpoint Town picked up their first three points with a 2-1 win over Belvedere at Portrush. 


SURF Select kept up their unbeatean start as they picked up another impressive three points against Shamrock Rovers. 

Carsyn Gildehaus continued her fine goalscoring form with another goal in the American side’s victory at Rathcoole.   

Further goals from Leila Jafari and Sabina Kaba helped Surf Select to a 3-1 victory.  

Northern Ireland also picked up their second win in as many days with a 3-1 victory over Northeast Rush.   

Anastasija Stanyte was at the double for the home side at Monkstown while Brenna Burns unfortunately scored an own goal as NI ran out 3-1 winners.

In the final game, Shelbourne bounced back from an opening day defeat against Surf Select to defeat Rangers.


American side Surf Select and Linfield both kept their 100 per cent records intact. 

Surf Select defeated fellow Americans USSSA 4-0 in Monkstown, with Jenna Adams scoring a brace and Mallory David and Cam Bromage scoring the other goals. 

Linfield secured their second three points of the tournament with a comprehensive win over Ballyclare Comrades at Mossley Park to leave them well in contention for a place in the final.

In the last of the junior games, FC America fought back to draw 2-2 with Crusaders to pick a valuable point.   

Jodie Roche stole the show for FC America with a goal either side of half-time. The Shore Road side will be hoping for a better result in an all-Irish affair on Wednesday against Ballyclare Comrades at Mossley.   

Table-toppers Surf Select and Linfield play FC America and USSSA respectively.