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Warrenpoint win to leapfrog opponents Carrick

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Carrick Rangers 0-2 Warrenpoint Town

Stephen Murray was the hero for Warrenpoint Town as he struck twice in the second half to seal victory over Carrick Rangers.

Andrew Mooney was the early focal point of danger, pulling the strings for Carrick.

He had a low strike parried away by the goalkeeper Beerat Turker after four minutes, who again dealt comfortably with a free-kick from the same player on 8 minutes.

Darren Murray had a decent opening for 'Point, but shot over the goalkeeper Doherty's bar.

Eamon McAllister came close on 31 minutes for Rangers, but Turker gathered up the danger.

Carrick were delivered a blow just before the break however when Aaron Smyth was given a red card.

Stephen Murray burst through on goal five minutes after the interval, but failed to keep his effort on target.

On 73 minutes, the visitors took the lead - Stephen Murray smashing the ball clinically home to make it 1-0.

Just four minutes later, with Carrick stretched looking for the leveller it was two, Murray tapping in his second goal of the game.

Warrenpoint were awarded a spot kick late on but Darren Murray's penalty was saved.

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