Sunday 19 January 2020

Rangers held in Gorey derby

Premier Division: Premier Division leaders Gorey Rangers had to settle for a share of the spoils on Sunday, as they were held to a 2-2 draw by local rivals Gorey Celtic.

Stephen Moloney and Jamie Howard hit the back of the net for high-flying Rangers, but Celtic dented their title aspirations with Darren Brennan and Matty Kavanagh replying.

Last year's runners-up Moyne Rangers have three games in hand on the pacesetters, and they earned a valuable three points at the weekend by edging out Bunclody 3-2.

Johnny Flynn-O'Connor scored twice for the Enniscorthy side, with James Peare adding to their tally and Johnny Melay and Timmy Halpin replying for Bunclody.

Corach Ramblers followed up the previous weekend's brilliant LFA Junior Cup win over holders Collinstown F.C. with an important league victory over Tombrack, with a Richie Walsh goal the difference between the sides.

Alan Rhodes and Eoin Cashin got on the scoresheet for New Ross Celtic in their 2-2 draw with Courtown, with the ever-reliable Leighton Gleeson netting both goals for Hibs.

Division 1

Rosslare Rangers moved to within a point of Division 1 leaders St. Leonards thanks to a 2-0 win over Shelburne on Sunday.

Aaron Goff and Mark Furlong got the goals for the seasiders as they put themselves in a good position to mount a challenge for the title.

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