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Wednesday 22 November 2017

Bunclody beat All Blacks to reach last four

U-12 Cup quarter-final: Bunclody AFC 5, All Blacks 1: The home side are through to a semi-final meeting with New Ross Town after they proved too strong for All Blacks on Saturday morning.

Jade Conroy and Rebecca O'Connor scored a goal each for Bunclody with Jenna Conroy adding a hat-trick, while Aoibheann Rankin scored for the visitors.

U-12 Premier Division

Ballindagin FC 9, Seaview United 0: Ballindaggin remain top of the division after they overcame a Seaview side who have completed their season and finish mid-table.

Niamh Doyle scored four with Anna Roban adding a hat-trick, while Sarah Kehoe scored twice for a dominant home side.

Courtown Hibs 3, Kilmore United 0: Hibs are still well in contention for the Premier title after this 3-0 win over a young Kilmore side who defended strongly but were unable to keep the home side at bay.

Rebecca O'Connor scored one with Leah Gammell adding two to secure a comfortable three points.

U-12 Division 2A

New Ross Celtic 1, Bree United 0: Celtic have edged to the top of the table after they overcame Bree 1-0 in a closely-fought encounter, and they are now in a position that if they win their final game, they will win the division.

Sarah Kielthy scored the only goal of this game against a very good Bree side who are still in with a chance of runners-up spot.

Adamstown 1, Corach Ramblers 2: Corach Ramblers collected their first win of the season when they came away from Adamstown with all three points after a 2-1 victory.

Aoife McCabe scored for the home side but goals from Sarah Murphy and Rachel Gaynor gave Ramblers victory.

U-12 Division 2B

Wexford Youths 1, Taghmon United 0: A Sarah Leahy goal kept alive Wexford Youths' chance of clinching runners-up spot when they overcame Taghmon United with that solitary goal.

In a game where defences dominated, chances were kept to a minimum until Sarah scored the all-important goal.

New Ross Town 4, St. Joseph's 0: Champions New Ross Town made it nine wins from nine games when they overcame St. Joseph's, who are currently second, by a 4-0 scoreline.

Emma Rossiter, Leah Ryan, Ella Nolan and Aoibh Thomas were all on target for the home side, while Joey's will now have to wait until the other teams complete their campaign to see if they can hold on to second place

Rosslare Strand 5, Tombrack United 5: In their two league matches, these two sides produced 19 goals between them, and this game was never short of excitement with Tombrack coming from behind to clinch a point.

A Maeve Kenny hat-trick and two goals from Bonnie McMahon made up Strand's tally, while Ana Dragusan scored four for Tombrack with Marita McCrea getting her first goal for the club.

U-12 Division 3

Ballindaggin FC 1, Bridge Rovers 6: Bridge Rovers are very much in contention for at least second place as they travelled to Ballindaggin and overcame a very young home side 6-1.

Lauren Smith was on target for the home side while Rhiannon Healy scored two, with Olivia Morris, Chloe Johnson, Rachel Jackman and Eva Angood all getting one each.

Gorey Rangers 0, Forth Celtic 3: Forth Celtic picked up their fourth win of the season when they overcame Gorey Rangers with three goals to spare.

Niamh Dempsey, Ellie O'Mahoney and Róisín Dempsey all scored for Celtic, who were sharper in front of goal against a hard-working Gorey Rangers side.

U-12 Division 4

Shelburne FC 3, Carnew FC 1: Shelburne continued their good run of form and are creeping up the table as they enjoyed a 3-1 win over Carnew.

Erin O'Callaghan was on target for the visitors but goals from Milly Sutton, Leah Byrne and Sophie Kennedy gave the home side victory.

New Ross Town 0, Forth Celtic 4: Forth Celtic travelled to New Ross Town and came away with all three points after this 4-0 win.

Sinéad Cullen was the heroine for the visitors as she scored all four of her side's goals to give them the three points.

Wexford Youths 1, Fastnet Rovers 1: Youths' title challenge has faltered in recent weeks and they lost the opportunity to take over at the top of the table when they could only manage a draw with Fastnet.

Layla Fenlon gave Rovers the lead in the opening minute and despite putting on loads of pressure, it was late in the second-half before Jenna Kirwan scored an equaliser.

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