Linfield hold off Sky Blues at Windsor
- From the section Football
Linfield secure the points with a 2-1 victory over Ballymena at Windsor Park.
Michael Gault created the first goal by picking up the ball, seeing off a number of challenges and crossing for Nathan Hanley to slot home after 26.
Gary Browne stroked home a 44th-minute penalty after Daryl Fordyce had been fouled by Gary Thompson in the area.
Alan Blayney twice denied David Cushley but Aaron Stewart thumped past the keeper on 79 when left unchallenged.