Glentoran fight back to beat Bangor in Irish Cup

Jimmy Callacher heads Glentoran's equaliser away to Bangor

Glentoran came from two goals down to beat Championship One side Bangor 5-2 in the sixth round of the Irish Cup.

In other games, Amateur League club Kilmore Rec progressed to the quarter-finals by beating Institute 2-0 and Portadown edged a 1-0 win over Ards.

Knockbreda beat fellow Championship Two team Lurgan Celtic 3-0 and their reward is a home match against Glentoran on Saturday, 2 March.

Lisburn Distillery's last eight tie against Dundela was postponed.

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Glentoran come from two goals down to beat Bangor 5-2 in the Irish Cup at Clandeboye Park

The Glens will be relieved to have got through after a poor start at Bangor.

The Seasiders took the lead in the third minute through a Thomas Lambe header from Andy Morrow's cross and Michael Doran made it 2-0 after Ryan Mann's ball in.

However, the Glens hit back with three quickfire goals.

Stephen Carson played Andrew Waterworth to score and then Jimmy Callacher headed the equaliser.

Bangor claimed Glentoran's third should not have counted as a Colin Nixon's header off the crossbar was adjudged to have just crossed the line.

In the second half, Marcus Kane fired in a long-range fourth and David Howland made it 5-2 to the Premiership side.

Kilmore Rec, from Crossgar, secured a deserved win away to Championship One club Institute.

Andrew Telford pounced on an underhit backpass by 'Stute defender Paddy McLaughlin to shoot an early opener past keeper Marty Gallagher.

Stephen Douglas made it 2-0 just before half-time with a penalty after Telford was brought down by Graham Taylor who was sent-off by referee Tim Marshall.

Institute were reduced to nine men when John Curran was red-carded for a rash challenge on Telford.

Aaron Walsh hit the bar for Institute and Kilmore's Johnny Cheevers was dismissed for picking up a second yellow card.

Miguel Chines, Paul Young and James Wright scored the Knockbreda goals against Lurgan Celtic.

After the goals, Celtic had Nial Lavery and Shannon Drainey sent-off.

Full-back Chris Casement got Portadown's goal 13 minutes from time against Championship One leaders Ards at Shamrock Park.

Irish Cup sixth round

Ballymena United 2-3 Coleraine

Crusaders 4-1 Glenavon

Cliftonville 2-0 Donegal Celtic

Portadown 1-0 Ards

Institute 0-2 Kilmore Rec

Bangor 2-5 Glentoran

Lurgan Celtic 0-3 Knockbreda

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