Roy Carroll starred on his debut for Dungannon as the Swifts ended a five-game losing streak by beating Ballymena United 1-0 at the Showgrounds.

Rhyss Campbell got the winning objective 10 minutes from time, firing home after a goalmouth scramble.

That strike inflicted a first defeat in 9 league outings for Ballymena.

Wylie was a late call-up to the Ballymena starting line-up after Jude Winchester hurt himself at work and the on-loan Celtic player nearly got his name on the scoresheet however was denied by Carroll in an one-on-one scenario.

Ross Redman was large with an effort prior to the break and then Carroll dived low to his right to divert Kelly’s increasingly struck drive around the post.

Campbell smashed the ball into the net quickly after to move his side 2 points above Portadown into 10th place in the table and safe and secure Kris Lindsay’s outfit a very first away win of the season.

Ballymena remain 5th but lose ground on the four clubs above them.

Dungannon goalkeeper Roy Carroll speaking post-match to BBC Radio Ulster’s Sportsound:

“It was great to get back playing football again and the truth that I only had 2 conserves to make all night shows how excellent the players in front of me were. They worked truly tough.

“The 2nd one was one of those saves where you dive to your right and ideally you get a hand to it.