There was a generous breeze left to right in the first half in Milltown on Wednesday evening and this worked in home side's favour. From the throw in the visitors took the first score, a point from close in settling Rangers. Miltown had the answer with a few quick scores themselves. The Ballykelly-Kildangan amalgamation caught up eventually and managed to get into the lead with a flurry of well worked points in quick succession.
It was obvious that the sooner the home team got their heads into the game the better. There wasn't much in it for a spell and Rangers benefited from some handling errors from the home team that are a rare sight in that neck of the woods. The effort of all thirty on the field was unquestionable but nearly every break went the way of the visiting team. With that being said, Milltown sparked into life and closed the gap. When the break came the score of 2-10 to 0-6 to the away team was in the book.
When the game resumed, the purpose of the second phase of play for Rangers was to maintain the lead and see the game out, which is what they did, and then some. Again in the second half Miltown were uncharacteristically generous with possession and weren't firing on all cylinders, and this helped Rangers to a 5-14 to 0-9 win.