Flood fires in the goals for Bohs
Published 02/04/2016 | 00:00
Division 1 - Dermot Flood was in scintillating form in front of goal for Wexford Bohs on Sunday as they ran out convincing 4-0 winners against St. Leonards.
Flood helped himself to a hat-trick, with Seán Pailing also finding the back of the net for the Wexford town side.
After a scoreless first-half, Eoin Cashin gave Adamstown the lead against Bridge Rovers but Mark Mythen replied to earn a share of the spoils for the Castlebridge side.
A double from Darragh Rossiter boosted Forth Celtic's promotion hopes as they edged out Shelburne 2-1 (see focus match).
Moyne Rangers dented Gorey Rangers' title hopes by holding them to a 1-1 draw on Sunday. Brendan Dunne put the Enniscorthy side ahead but a Damian Truchter goal rescued a point for Rangers.
Corach Ramblers chalked up a comfortable 5-1 win against Rosslare Strand with goals from Jon Reville, Niall Harney, Barry Sinnott, Conor Neville and Rajiv Kumar.
Jack Hanley (two) and Darren Morrissey got on the scoresheet for Ajax Athletic as they edged out Wexford Celtic 3-2, with Stuart Hayden netting a double for the Wexford town outfit.
Eamonn Kelly was another in double scoring form, as his brace helped Crossabeg to a 2-0 win over Enniscorthy Town.
Shamrock Rovers lost a league game for only the second time this season as Duncannon upset the odds to beat the title hopefuls 3-1.
Robert Moorehouse hit the back of the net for the leaders but the seasiders proved too strong, with Michael Foley, Leslie Waters and Aaron O'Brien scoring for a youthful Duncannon outfit.
Fastnet Rovers' promotion drive remained on track with a 3-0 win over Enniscorthy United. Fastnet went close in the first-half when Paddy Miskella hit the post but had to wait until after the interval to break the deadlock when Liam O'Neill struck a great free-kick to the bottom corner of the net.
Paul Moore finished off a good passing move to make it 2-0, while Diarmuid Kelly capped off a fine individual display with their third.
Aaron Whitty netted all three goals for Forth Celtic as they beat New Ross Town 3-2, while Killenagh won 7-2 away to New Ross Celtic.
Rosslare Port moved ahead of Rathnure in to second place as they overcame their promotion rivals 4-3 in a pulsating clash on Sunday.
Jamie McMahon was in fine form in front of goal for winners, netting a hat-trick, while Aaron Corish also got on the scoresheet for the seasiders.
Noel Roche bagged a double for Bree United, with one coming from the penalty spot as they won 4-1 in Caim, with Jason Kearns and an own goal adding to their tally.
Anthony Doyle got the goal for Oylegate as they drew 1-1 with Cushinstown, while Raheen earned three points by beating Castledockrell 3-0.
Patrick Somers scored a hat-trick for Ferns in their 7-0 win over Rosbercon, with Eamon Cash (two), Dickie Redmond and Owen Ronan getting the other goals.
With a number of games in hand Ballymurn have been quietly creeping into the title race in recent weeks and their challenge gained impetus on Sunday with a 3-1 win in Courtown.
T.J. Parle, Kevin Sludds and Mark Dempsey got their goals as they moved to within four points of second-placed Campile.
A double from Mark Doyle earned Kilmore United a 2-0 win over Camolin, while Shelburne won 6-3 away to All Blacks.
Conor Kelly scored a hat-trick for Crossabeg as they saw off Wexford Celtic 4-1, with Johnny Cloney grabbing the other goal for the winners.
An Eddie Pitman goal earned Wexford Albion the three points as they edged out Curracloe United 1-0 in a hard-fought top of the table encounter on Sunday.
The title favourites had to withstand a last onslaught from Curracloe but they held on to put some breathing space between themselves and the chasing pack.
Bridge Rovers are two points adrift in second place after overcoming Gorey Celtic 3-0, with goals from John Donovan, M.J. Reck and Andy Doyle.
Chris Downes and Craig Kelly got the goals for Wexford Bohs as they beat Rosbercon United 2-1.
Tombrack moved to within a point of pacesetters Bree United after hitting Caim United for six on Sunday.
Eoghan Carton netted four of their goals, while James Kehoe and Mark Doran chipped in with goal apiece.
Elsewhere, Orrill United won 4-1 away to St. Cormac's.