BBC Sport - Ballinamallard win Irish Premiership basement battle at Carrick Rangers
Mallards win basement battle at Carrick
- From the section Football
Ballinamallard United take a huge step towards Irish Premiership safety by beating one-from-bottom Carrick Rangers 2-1 on Friday night.
Josh McIlwaine scored both goals to move the County Fermanagh men eight points clear of the bottom two.
Carrick, replied through a late Ryan Morris own goal, but defeat means they remain nine points ahead of bottom-placed Portadown.