Sunday 20 October 2019

Moyne move to top of table after derby win

Division 2: Moyne Rangers moved to the top of Division 2 after overwhelming Shamrock Rovers 5-2 in their local derby.

The prolific Joshua O'Byrne helped himself to a hat-trick, with Glen Buckley and Aaron Gannon adding to their tally and Willie Dobbs replying with a double for Rovers.

Ajax Athletic were another Enniscorthy side to taste success at the weekend, as goals from Darren Morrissey and Glen Fortune earned them a 2-1 win away to Fastnet Rovers.

A late penalty from Stephen Bennett earned Stoney Rovers the three points against Crossabeg.

Paul Curtis had earlier netted a double for Stoney, while Joe Wilson and Ronan Devereux replied for Crossabeg.

Elsewhere, Shelburne and Gorey Rangers shared the spoils after a 4-4 draw.

Division 2A

Cloughbawn continued to impress on Sunday as they earned a 5-2 victory away to New Ross Town. Shane Greene and Adrian Spachon both bagged doubles, with Willie Murphy getting their other goal.

Rosslare Strand are keeping pace with them though and they also picked up three points at the weekend by edging out Rosslare Port 2-1 in a derby. Mark Buckley and Danny O'Reilly got the goals for the winners, with Jamie McMahon replying for Port.

North End United won 2-0 in Killenagh, with Deccie Broaders and Pa Beary bagging the goals, while Fethard and Rathnure shared the spoils after a 2-2 draw and Enniscorthy Town earned a 2-1 win away to Forth Celtic.

Division 3

Pacesetters Bunclody made it six wins from six on Sunday as they went on a goalscoring spree against Ballagh.

The leaders romped to a 9-2 win, with Aaron Collier helping himself to a hat-trick, Dion Dunne and Dwaine Smyth bagging doubles, and Jay Somers and Barry Foley adding a goal apiece.

Enniscorthy United won 3-2 away to Raheen with goals from Billy Millar, Barry Nolan (penalty) and Kyle Foley, while Dylan Whitty and Frank Staples replied.

Bree United also chalked up a 3-2 win on their travels, overcoming Caim United with goals from Noel Roche (two) and Seán Cash, while Ferns United edged out New Ross Celtic 1-0 thanks to a Johnny Breen strike.

Division 3A

Another week, and another Wexford Albion victory. This time they outclassed local rivals Wexford Celtic 7-1 to make it six wins on the trot.

Elliott Malone and Kenny Hunt both contributed doubles for the league leaders, while Eddie Pitman, Pierce Dooley and Dion Murphy also got their names on the scoresheet.

Daryl Murphy bagged all five goals for Camolin as they saw off Campile United 5-1, while David Fitzpatrick and Graham Greene got the goals for Courtown Hibs in their 5-1 win over Castledockrell.

Rob Kehoe and Ciarán Kelly got on the scoresheet for Shelburne, but they lost out 3-2 to Bridge Rovers.

Division 4

Crossabeg moved four points clear at the top of Division 4 after they edged out Moyne Rangers 2-1 on Sunday, with Conor Keeling and Eamon Kelly getting the goals.

In the only other game played in the division, Wexford Bohs beat Enniscorthy United 2-0 with goals from goalkeeper Colm O'Dowda and Alan Flood.

Division 4A

Cloughbawn's match was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch and St. Joseph's availed of the opportunity to close the gap on the leaders as they overcame Shamrock Rovers 3-1.

Kevin McCreary, Gerard Lynch and Callum O'Reilly got the goals for the Kilmuckridge outfit, with David Sullivan replying for Rovers.

Bree United beat Enniscorthy Town 4-1, with goals from Dean Doyle, Seosamh Cash, Ger Walsh and an own goal, while Rosslare Port won 2-0 in Taghmon.

Division 5

Ballymurn moved into second spot in Division 5 after seeing off Stoney Rovers 5-1 on Sunday. Emmet Kehoe netted a hat-trick for the winners, with Shane Whelan adding a double.

Conor O'Neill and James Whelan got the goals for Cushinstown as they overcame bottom side Caim United 2-1, while Duncannon romped to an 8-0 victory against Camolin.

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