Institute secured there place in the 1/4 finals of the Coca Cola Intermediate Cup thanks to a 4-0 rout over local side Newbuildings United. Stephen O’Flynn got ‘Stute off the mark in the 6th minute when pouncing on a poor clearance from Thornton, and chipping the keeper from 20 yards. Micheal McCrudden doubled ‘Stutes lead in the 35th minute when he cooly slotted over the Newbuildings stopper inside the box. After some clever play by McCauley and McCrudden down the left- O’Flynn added his second and Stute’s 3rd by back healing a McCrudden cross into the net. Half time, 3-0.
‘Stute started the second half as they finished the first and soon added a 4th as McCrudden popped up again to end the matter as a contest. Newbuildings showed some resilience but couldn’t break down the solid ‘Stute rear guard and the match finished, Institute 4-0 Newbuildings.
Institute FC would like to wish Newbuildings United all the best for the rest of the season and for the future in their new development plans.