Ferns United advance to shield semis
Published 12/03/2016 | 00:00
Ferns booked their place in the semi-final of the Premier One Shield with a 5-0 win away to Killenagh Wanderers, while Seaview United made the long journey to Coolgreany Celtic and picked up three points that practically ensures Premier Division survival.
Adamstown and Curracloe both remain in contention for the Division 1 title after wins over Kilmore and All Blacks, while Bree moved into promotion contention in Division 2A after a 9-2 win over Bunclody.
Cloughbawn moved clear at the top of Division 2B after a comfortable 5-0 win away to Tombrack, with Gina Foley (4) and Tina Cullen on target, while closest challengers Courtown Hibs were being held to a scoreless draw by Cushinstown.
Rosslare Rangers have pulled themselves into the promotion race after a 2-1 win over Seaview's second team, with Lauren Barry and Robin Brennan scoring the goals while Aoibheann Ryan was on target for the visitors.
Wins for Curracloe over Ballindaggin and New Ross Celtic away to Kilmore saw the Under-10 Premier Division really tighten up.
Cloughbawn are only one step away from lifting the Under-14 Premier title after they overcame second-placed Ballindaggin 4-0.
Forth Celtic are also closing in on the Division 2A title after beating Tombrack with a Clara Ryan goal.
Arklow Town Under-18 girls lifted the first title of the season when overcoming Wexford Celtic 4-0 in the second leg of their Division 1 final to win 7-1 on aggregate. League Vice-Chairman Barry Dempsey presented the victorious side with their trophy.