Joseph's are too strong for Strand

Published 30/01/2016 | 00:00

St. Joseph's booked their place in the second round of the Neil O'Sullivan Cup thanks to a 4-0 win over Rosslare Strand on Sunday.

Gary O'Leary, Peter Mitten (2) and Barry Byrne got the goals for the Kilmuckridge men.

Corach Ramblers also hit the back of the net four times as they won 4-1 in Tombrack, with the prolific John Staples scoring a hat-trick and Richie Walsh getting their other goal.

James Newe replied for the hosts.

Forth Celtic ran out comprehensive 7-0 winners away to Gorey Celtic with goals from Anthony Hayes (penalty), Gordon Simpson, Ryan Murphy and doubles from Darragh Rossiter and substitute David Murphy.

Stephen Bennett and Anton Stafford got the goals for Stoney Rovers as they saw off Shelburne 2-0, while Bunclody beat Bridge Rovers 7-6 on penalties after a 1-1 draw.

Mark Nolan converted a penalty to earn Gorey Rangers 'B' a 1-0 win away to Wexford Celtic, while Adamstown came out on the right side of a seven-goal thriller, beating Enniscorthy United 4-3 with goals from Ian White, Conor Hickey, Dan Thorpe and Eoin Cashin.

Fethard Rangers earned the local bragging rights with a 2-1 win over Duncannon, thanks to goals from Graham O'Grady and Jean-Luc Tubritt. Elsewhere goals from Eamonn Kelly and Barry Coughlan saw Crossabeg edge out New Ross Celtic 'B' (see focus match).

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