O'Brien wins it for Courtown

Published 26/03/2016 | 00:00

Premier Division: Eugene O'Brien was the match-winner for Courtown Hibs as they picked up the three points against Ferns United on Sunday.

O'Brien scored the only goal of the game to move the north county side just two points behind fourth-placed Rosslare Rangers, while Ferns remain rooted to the foot of the table.

Division 1

Gorey Celtic opened up a four-point advantage at the top of Division 1 thanks to a 2-0 win over rivals Bunclody on Sunday.

Ger Carey and Matty Kavanagh got the goals for Celtic to strenghten their title chance, although Bunclody do still have two games in hand.

Wexford Bohs earned the local bragging rights by beating North End United 3-2, with Bohs scoring through Dermot Flood (penalty), Seán Pailing and an own goal, and T.J. Doyle and Craig McGuire replying for the Sky Blues.

Division 2

St. Joseph's extended their lead at the top of Division 2 with a 5-0 win in Crossabeg on Sunday.

Paul Nangle netted a double for the Kilmuckridge men, while Gary O'Leary, Phil Donnelly and Barry Byrne got the other goals.

Second-placed Gorey Rangers are now five points adrift after they were held to a scoreless draw in Cloughbawn.

Division 2A

The four sides in action in Division 2A on Sunday had to be content with a point each as draws were the order of the day.

Mark Lee netted both goals for New Ross Celtic as they drew 2-2 with Enniscorthy United, while Jason Miskella scored for Fethard in their 1-1 draw with Duncannon.

Division 3

Rathnure sit just three points behind leaders North End with a game in hand after a 4-1 win in Ferns on Sunday.

Anthony Westnott scored a double for the winners, while Antony O'Connell and Larry Martin added a goal apiece.

Cushinstown also chalked up a 4-1 win, thanks to a Jason Dunne hat-trick and a goal from Robbie Corcoran. Rosslare Port are also in the title race after a 2-0 win over Castledockrell.

Division 3A

Leigh Waters (two) and Graham Greene got the goals for Courtown Hibs as they saw off All Blacks 3-1.

Campile picked up three points by beating Crossabeg 4-0 with Martin Nolan (two), Kieran Parle and Ryan Harris getting on the scoresheet. Kilmore overcame Shelburne 3-0 with goals from Devin Furlong, Mark Doyle and Shane Cassidy, and Wexford Celtic earned a 2-0 win against Camolin.

Division 4

Curracloe moved level with Wexford Albion at the top of Division 4 thanks to a 3-1 win over Carne F.C. Kerrill Sutton (two) and Adam Howlin got the goals for the seasiders, who have played four games more than their fellow table-toppers.

Gorey Celtic beat Wexford Bohs 2-0, with Gracjan Dettlaff and Dillon Connolly getting the goals, while Boolavogue drew 0-0 with Rosbercon and Moyne Rangers and Enniscorthy United were also involved in a scoreless stalemate.

Division 4A

Corach Ramblers knew a victory on Sunday would see them crowned Division 4A champions, but unfortunately the game had to be abandoned in the first-half with the sides deadlocked at 0-0 due to a serious injury to Corach player Ryan Stafford.

We wish Ryan a speedy recovery.

Jack Culleton was in sparkling form for St. Leonards, netting all four goals in his side's 4-1 win over St. Joseph's, with Brendan McCreary replying for the Kilmuckridge outfit.

Elsewhere, Cloughbawn edged out Orrill 2-1 and Ajax Athletic beat Enniscorthy Town 3-2.

Division 5

Taghmon beat Wexford Albion 4-1, with the goals from Pascal Waters, Brandon Cullen, Jamie Cahill and an own goal. Anthony Peare netted two and Killian Stafford got the other for Caim in their 3-1 win over Rosslare Port, while Orrill beat Tombrack 2-1.

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