Monday 20 November 2017

St. Leonards lead the way after win over Wexford Bohs

Division 1

St. Leonards lead the way at the top of Division 1 after they edged out Wexford Bohs 2-1 on their travels.

The visitors went 2-0 ahead through Tommy Byrne and Seán Ryan and, although Bohs pulled a goal back, St. Leonards held on for a valuable three points.

Bunclody sit in second place in the division after beating North End United 2-0 on Sunday.

Johnny Melay opened the scoring for the hosts with Shane Franklin grabbing their second goal.

Division 2

Corach Rambers dropped their first points of the campaign as they lost 2-1 away to Gorey Rangers on Sunday.

Gary Murphy was the match-winner for the north county men, netting both goals for his side.

Rosslare Strand also lost their unbeaten record as they went down 2-1 away to St. Joseph's, with Gary Collins scoring for the visitors.

A Seán Farnan goal was enough for Ajax Athletic to earn their first win of the season as they beat bottom side Cloughbawn 1-0.

Paul Howlin and Philip Cullen scored for Wexford Celtic as they beat Crossabeg 2-0 (see focus match).

Division 2A

Shamrock Rovers hold a five-point lead at the top of Division 2A after securing a resounding 5-0 win in Fethard.

David Kenny and Willie Dobbs bagged two goals apiece while Robert Moorehouse got the other goal for Rovers.

Elsewhere Enniscorthy United overcame Forth Celtic 2-0 and Stoney Rovers won 2-1 away to New Ross Celtic.

Division 3

Noel Roche was the match-winner for Bree United, netting a hat-trick as his side edged out Ferns United 3-2.

Castledockrell saw off Oylegate 2-1 with goals from Richie Hendrick and Aidan Byrne, while North End United won 4-1 in Rathnure with goals from Philip Leniston, Kevin Carmody, Richie Reville and Andy Moore.

Jamie McMahon and Stephen Redmond got on the scoresheet for Rosslare Port but they lost 4-2 to Caim United, while Rosbercon overcame Raheen 3-1.

Division 3A

Pacesetters Bunclody made it four wins out of four with a 3-0 win over Ballagh.

Chris Atkinson earned the match ball by netting a hat-trick for the winners.

Campile United beat Courtown Hibs by the odd goal in seven with Declan Murphy, Jamie Wallace and Owen Rowe (two) getting on the scoresheet for the winners.

Donie Redmond, James Carley and Shane Whelan got the goals for Crossabeg as they drew 3-3 with Wexford Celtic while Ballymurn beat Shelburne 2-1, with Martin Connick getting the Shelburne goal.

Division 4

Wexford Albion continue to impress at the top of Division 4 and on Sunday they eked out a 3-2 victory away to Enniscorthy United with an Eddie Pitman goal and a double from Kyle Mahon.

Boolavogue earned their first win of the campaign with goals from Paul Delaney, Lee Murphy and Gary Gleeson, while Gorey Celtic won 3-2 away to Carne, Rosbercon drew 2-2 with Moyne Rangers, and Wexford Bohs overcame Bridge Rovers 4-3.

Division 4A

Rosslare Strand were much too good for local rivals Rosslare Rangers, winning 5-1 thanks to a hat-trick from Dean O'Reilly and goals from James Murphy and Kenny O'Neill.

Ajax Athletic chalked up an emphatic 4-0 win over Cloughbawn with goals from Johnny Whelan (two), Mark O'Neill and Craig Dwyer.

Micheál Ryan converted a late penalty to earn St. Leonards a 3-2 win over Orrill United. St. Leonards were 2-0 ahead a the break through a Larry Cahill penalty and a Jack Culleton volley but Orrill fought back to restore parity after the interval.

However, Ryan was fouled in the area in the 85th minute and he dusted himself down and tucked away the spot-kick.

Ferns United and Corach Ramblers drew 1-1 while St. Joseph's overwhelmed Enniscorthy Town 4-1.

Division 5

Bree United chalked up an impressive 4-1 win over Orrill United with goals from Shane Doyle (two), Dylan Dalton and Mark Butler.

Wexford Albion's second string won 2-1 in Tombrack thanks to an own goal and Mark Browne, with Eoin Carton replying for the hosts.

Caim United beat Rosslare Port 2-1, St. Cormac's won in Camolin by the same scoreline, and Killenagh beat Taghmon United 3-1.

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