Four away wins in Danske Bank Women’s Premier League Cup Q-Fs

Crusaders Strikers 0-3 Linfield Ladies NIFL League Cup QF
Crusaders Strikers went out 3-0 to Linfield. (Photo: Ephy McConnell)

The Danske Bank Women’s Premiership League Cup quarter-finals brought four away wins with the home sides all failing to find the net.

Crusaders Strikers 0-3 Linfield
Derry City 0-3 Sion Swifts
Glentoran 0-2 Cliftonville
Mid Ulster 0-3 Lisburn

Keri Halliday opened the scoring for Linfield at Crusaders Strikers, Ebony Leckey soon doubling the lead from the spot. Halliday’s second goal five minutes after the interval sealed Linfield’s semi-final place.

Crusaders Strikers 0-3 Linfield Ladies NIFL League Cup Q/F
Linfield’s two-goal Keri Halliday challenges for the ball. (Photo: Ephy McConnell)

Sion Swifts struck three times in 20 second-half minutes to win through at Derry City. Caoirse Doherty broke the deadlock on 52 minutes, with Kelly Crompton then adding a brace.

Fionnula Morgan scored twice in the opening 13 minutes to secure victory for Cliftonville at holders Glentoran, her first coming from a free kick.

Holders Glentoran lost to Cliftonville in NIFL Cup
Holders, Glentoran lost to Cliftonville in the NIFL Cup. (Photo: Johnny Caldwell)

Lisburn went ahead through an own-goal by Mid Ulster’s Karen Donnell, Rachel Kerr made it 2-0 before the break and Julie Henderson completed the scoring ten minutes after the restart.

Semi-Final draw – Wednesday 15 June (7.45pm)

Linfield v Sion Swifts (Midgley Park)

Lisburn v Cliftonville (Bluebell Stadium)

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