March 20, 1897
Match: Irish Intermediate Cup, Final, at the Oval (Glentoran F.C.).
Linfield Swifts – Ligoniel 2-1 (1-1).
Referee: Mr. S. Monroe; linesmen: Messrs. Craig and Farlay.
Linfield Swifts (2-3-5): Murray, Scott, Freeland, McHenry, Hugh Maginnis, Smyth, Rylie, Craig, George Gaukrodger, Rea, Elwood.
Ligoniel (2-3-5): Craig, Swan Armstrong, Jordan, Johnstone, Boyd, Magee, King, Johnson, Darragh, Black.
The goals: 0-1 Darragh, 1-1 Rea, 2-1 Rylie.