Thursday 23 November 2017

Hibs hold their nerve in shoot-out

Cup round-up

Courtown Hibs booked their place in the third round of the FAI Junior Cup as they ousted Wicklow Town 4-2 on penalties on Sunday, following a 3-3 draw.

Less than 24 hours after earning the Wexford Football League a share of the spoils against the mighty A.U.L., Leighton Gleeson hit the back of the net for his club, with Stephen Fortune and Colin O'Brien (penalty) adding their other goals.

Gorey Rangers marched on to round four of the O'Neill's LFA Junior Cup after overwhelming Vale View Shankill 5-1 at Ramstown on Sunday.

David Behan and Eric Quinn both helped themselves to doubles, with Dylan Vickers also getting on the scoresheet for the north county side.

A second-half goal from Seán Keane-Carroll was the difference between the sides as Curracloe United edged out Tombrack 1-0 in an all-Wexford clash.

New Ross Town made it through their second round tie, beating Fort Rangers 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw.

David Murphy got the goal for the Barrowsiders.

Meanwhile, Wexford Albion brilliantly negotiated a tricky second round tie in the FAI Youth Cup as they overcame Ferrybank 5-2 on Sunday.

T.J. Cousins netted a double for Albion, while Luke O'Neill, Jamie Thomas and Luke Dowdall added a goal apiece.

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