Saturday 20 January 2018

Forth spring a huge surprise

U-11 quarter-finalists sorted

The Glynn Barntown Under-11 players who were beaten by New Ross Town on Saturday
The Glynn Barntown Under-11 players who were beaten by New Ross Town on Saturday
James Murray in action for Ferns United in their 1-0 Under-12 victory away to Curracloe United
Sam Hogan (Ferns United) shoots for goal in their Under-12 clash with Curracloe United

The quarter-final line-up in the Wexford and District Schoolboys Soccer Under-11 Cup is set after the remaining five third round fixtures were competed at the weekend.

Division 3 side Forth Celtic 'B' will face New Ross Town after the Murrintown boys shocked Moyne in the last 16.

Courtown surprised North End and in the last eight will face St. Cormac's, winners against Newpark at the weekend. St. Joseph's beat Shamrock Rovers and will play New Ross Celtic, who edged out Fastnet. Blackwater meet Forth Celtic 'A' in the last quarter-final.

With the top two not in action, Bridge Rovers closed the gap in Division 1 of the league with a win at Wexford Celtic. Elsewhere, Wexford Albion edged out Gorey Rangers.

New Ross Town moved to the summit in Division 1A with a win over Glynn Barntown while Gorey Celtic also picked up three points.

Blackwater remained perfect in Division 2 with victory over Adamstown, while Enniscorthy Town also took full points. Fastnet remain top of Divison 2A after a midweek win over Corach Rambers, who themselves bounced back with a draw against Bunclody on Saturday. Ferns kept up the pressure with a win at Curracloe while Cloughbawn beat Shelburne 5-4 in a cracker.

Oylegate dropped their first points of the season against neighbours Ballymurn Celtic but remain top of Division 3. Camolin are just a point behind after a stunning 5-4 win away to Tombrack.

In Division 3A, Curracloe 'B' and New Ross Town 'B' remain level at the summit after both won, while New Ross Celtic 'B' and St. Joseph's 'B' also picked up three points.

The line-up for the Under-13 Cup quarters is also complete after Moyne beat All Blacks in the one outstanding tie. They will face Duncannon in the last eight, Wexford Celtic host St. Joseph's, Bree travel to Forth Celtic while Gorey Rangers meet Wexford Albion.

Gorey Rangers and North End United are beginning to separate themselves in Division 1 of the league after both picked up full points at the weekend.

Gorey Celtic won the big one against leaders Duncannon in Division 1A to move within three points at the top, while Wexford Albion also triumphed.

St. Joseph's lead the way in Division 2 after they beat Courtown and second-placed New Ross Celtic lost to Wexford Celtic. Elsewhere, New Ross Town took their first win of the season.

Corach Ramblers and Bree gained the points in Division 2A to stay first and second while wins were also recorded by Cloughbawn and Glynn Barntown 'B'.

In the Under-15 Cup quarter-finals, St. Leonards beat Moyne on penalties and will meet North End, who edged out Gorey Rangers, in the semi-final.

In the other last four clash, Forth Celtic will face St. Cormac's after they beat Gorey Rangers 'B' and St. Joseph's respectively.

There were wins for Wexford Albion in Division 1 and Blackwater in Divison 1A of the league.

In Division 2, Campile moved level with St. Cormac's at the summit while New Ross Celtic stayed in contention with a win.

Finally, in Division 2A there were wins for Corach and Enniscorthy Town.

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