With the prediction of extreme weather, the Gordon West Cup Tie, between Holywood and Civil Service kicked off 20 minutes early.
As it was, a strong wind blew and rain fell creating challenging conditions both overhead and underfoot.
Report and pictures courtesy of Bob Given Photography
Both sides struggled with any continuity and with the ball like a proverbial bar of soap, any passing movements were at a premium.
On 10 minutes Civil Service took the lead through a well struck 45 metre penalty by . . .