TWO goals inside the first half an hour were enough to clinch the Irish Cup for Linfield, as David Healy’s men ran out eventual 2-1 winners.
Jeff Hughes pulled a goal back in stoppage time at the end of the second half, but Larne’s wait for that elusive first Irish Cup goes on.
More to follow…
Larne: C. Mitchell, Watson, Robinson, Herron, Sule, Hale, Donnelly, Lynch, Cosgrove, Hughes, Jarvis
Subs: Kelly, Randall (replaced Lynch 53), McDaid (replaced Donnelly 46), Scott, A. Mitchell , Wade Slater , McMurray (replaced Hale 67)
Linfield: Johns, Haughey, Callacher, Millar, Lavery, Clarke, Mulgrew, Pepper, Quinn, Palmer, Cooper
Subs: Moore, Stafford, Larkin, Newberry, Manzinga (replaced Lavery 74), Stewart, Nasseri
Referee: Andrew Davey