Thursday 23 November 2017

Goals galore in cup

The Wexford Volkswagen Cup kicked off on Sunday and there were certainly plenty of goals to whet the appetite after the Christmas break.

Tombrack were the big hitters as they ran out 11-0 winners against Enniscorthy Town's second team.

Eoin Carton, James Coleman, John Coleman and Jamie Murphy all netted doubles, with Tommy Devereux, Kevin Kenny and Kevin Coleman also getting in on the act.

Crossabeg had just about enough to see off Tombrack's B team, with Andy Butler (two) and Joe Wilson getting their goals in a 3-2 victory, while Mark O'Connor and Mick Kelly replied.

It was a good day for Crossabeg as their second team also progressed, beating Moyne Rangers C 2-1 with goals from Conor Keeling and Emmet Fox.

Enniscorthy Town had too much class for Caim United's second team, with Joe Hyland scoring four and Paul Kelly, Stephen Tyrell, Ben Kirwan and Shaun O'Gorman adding a goal apiece in an 8-0 win.

Curracloe also had their shooting boots on with Mark O'Connor, Ryan Donnelly, Stephen McGuire, Graham Staples and Rioghan Crosbie all finding the net in a 9-1 win over Shelburne 2nd.

The Ballagh won 3-0 in Duncannon, with Tommy Storey helping himself to a double and Kevin O'Brien grabbing their other goal.

Nicky Sinnott was the star man for Cushinstown as they saw off New Ross Celtic's second string 4-1, with Niall Gaffney also finding the back of the net for the winners.

Brian O'Donohoe netted the winner for Fethard Rangers as they beat Rosbercon United 4-3 after extra-time in a real thriller.

Graham O'Grady, Ricky Rowe and Daniel Mullan also got on the scoresheet for the seasiders.

All Blacks edged out Caim United 3-2, while Forth Celtic were much too good for the Bridge Rovers second string, running out comprehensive 6-0 winners.

An Aaron Corish goal was enough for Rosslare Port to edge out Shelburne 1-0, while Wexford Celtic saw off Fastnet Rovers 3-2 on penalties after a 3-3 draw.

North End United's third team were too good for Enniscorthy United, winning 5-1 with goals from Ciarán Carty, Jason Leniston, Dillon Redmond, Dean Roche and Ciarán Carmody.

John McCormack, Eoin O'Mahoney and Lee Kehoe got the goals for Oylegate in their 3-2 win over Carne FC, while Ferns United B edged out Forth Celtic B by the odd goal in seven.

New Ross Town also came out on the right side of a seven-goal thriller, with Jack Foran bagging a hat-trick and Seán Duffy getting their other goal as they overcame Ajax Athletic 4-3.

Ian White and Jack Curtis got the goals for Adamstown as they beat Bunclody B 2-1.

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