Hibs stun Celtic
Published 12/03/2016 | 00:00
Courtown Hibs advanced to the Wexford and District Schoolboys Under-11 Cup third round with a stunning win over Division 1 side Wexford Celtic at the weekend.
The north county side are going well in Division 2 but stepped up a level to edge out Celtic 3-2 to reach the last 16.
Joining them there are New Ross Celtic, who were made to fight by Curracloe of Division 2A; Newpark, who beat Wexford Celtic 'B'; and Moyne Rangers who squeaked past Glynn Barntown by one goal.
Three round three ties were also played. High-flying Forth Celtic kept their league and cup double hopes alive with victory over Gorey Rangers, New Ross Town hosted Oylegate and came out of it with a quarter-final place, while Blackwater travelled to Caim and won 3-1.
In League Division 1, St. Joseph's have moved to the summit following a 7-3 success against Bridge Rovers. North End jumped to first in Division 1A but were held to a 2-2 draw by Duncannon, while Gorey Celtic had a fine victory against Rosslare Strand.
With the top two in Division 2 in cup action, St. Cormac's took advantage to move level at the top with a win over Rosslare Rangers. Legia A.F.C. got their second victory of the season while Adamstown and Enniscorthy Town drew.
Nothing changed in Division 2A where the top three going into the weekend, Fastnet, Bunclody and Ferns, all won.
In Division 3, Ballymurn and Forth Celtic 'B' narrowed the gap to Oylegate at the top with wins, while in 3A Curracloe 'B' and New Ross Town 'B' moved three points clear of Adamstown, whose game was postponed.
The only fixture in the Under-13 Cup saw high-flying Bree get the better of Division 2 side New Ross Town. In league Division 1A, Duncannon have opened up a six-point lead after they eased past Adamstown 3-0.
Corach Ramblers have moved to the top of Division 2A after beating Newpark 5-2 at home. Cloughbawn kept themselves in contention with a 5-1 win away to Glynn Barntown 'B' while Gorey Celtic 'B' had a good win against St. Joseph's 'B'.
It turned out to be a great week for Gorey Rangers in the Under-15 Cup. Their 'A' team needed penalties to edge out Camolin and reach the last eight while their 'B' team went to New Ross Celtic and came away with a quarter-final spot too.
North End United picked up a massive three points in Division 1 as they beat Wexford Albion to ease six points clear of Moyne Rangers at the top of the table. In Divison 1A, Ferns moved two wins away from the title with a 4-1 success away to Blackwater, while Cloughbawn also picked up three points.
Rathnure and Campile both secured victories in Divison 2 and now trail the leaders, St. Cormac's, by just three points.
St. Joseph's edged out Corach Ramblers 5-4 in Division 2A, and they sit level with fellow winners last weekend, Forth Celtic 'B'.