Saturday 25 November 2017

Wexford Celtic shock Sky Blues in town derby

Division 2: Wexford Celtic condemned North End United to their first defeat of the season as they came out on top 2-0 in a town derby.

Wayne Carty and Willie Lambert got the goals for Celtic to earn them the local bragging rights.

Joshua O'Byrne netted a hat-trick for Moyne Rangers and Tommy Foley got their other goal as they won 4-2 in Adamstown, with Conor Hickey scoring a double for the hosts.

Shamrock Rovers turned on the style in Crossabeg, winning 7-1, with Eddie O'Connor and Colin Sheehan netting doubles, Lar McDonald, Lee Morrissey and Aaron Rothwell adding a goal apiece and Joe Wilson replying for the hosts.

Ajax Athletic won 2-0 against Stoney Rovers with goals from John Tyrell and Craig Dwyer, and Shelburne emphatically saw off Gorey Rangers 7-2.

Division 2A

Rosslare Port moved to the top of the Division 2A table after a 3-0 win in Fethard on Sunday.

Jamie McMahon bagged a double for the visitors, while Neil Howlin grabbed their other goal.

Keith Donnelly and Liam Walshe got the goals for Duncannon as they drew 2-2 with Enniscorthy Town, while North End drew 4-4 with Forth Celtic thanks to Pa Beary, Ciarán Carty, Rory O'Connor and an own goal.

A Tiarnan Rossiter header and a Danny O'Reilly free-kick earned Rosslare Strand a 2-2 draw away to New Ross Town.

Division 3

Table-toppers Cushinstown added another three points to their tally on Sunday as they overcame Enniscorthy United 3-1, with Jason Dunne bagging a double and Ian Gaffney getting their other goal.

Dwayne Smith, Jay Somers and Dion Dunne got the goals for Bunclody as they won 3-1 in Oylegate, while Ciarán Kehoe got the goal for Ferns as they drew 1-1 with The Ballagh.

Raheen beat Ballymurn 3-1, with Mark Cowman, Dylan Whitty and Shane Whelan scoring for the hosts and Glen Murphy replying, while Caim United saw off New Ross Celtic 4-2.

Division 3A

Camolin drew level with Wexford Albion at the top of Division 3A as goals from Chris Sweeney and Daryl Murphy (two) helped them to a 3-2 win over Courtown Hibs.

Rosbercon are also on 12 points after a 3-1 away win over Wexford Celtic, with Jamie St. Ledger, Kevin Doyle and David Brazil scoring for the New Ross outfit. Bridge Rovers won 5-0 in Campile, while Philly Murphy got the goal for Kilmore United in their 3-1 loss to Curracloe.

Shelburne and Castledockrell had to be content with a point apiece after a 0-0 stalemate.

Division 4

Gorey Celtic continue to lead the way in Division 4 after a 4-1 win over St. Leonards on Sunday. James Mordaunt grabbed a hat-trick for the pacesetters, with Gavin Goodwin getting their other goal. Crossabeg are hot on their heels after a 6-0 win away to Enniscorthy United.

Eamon Kelly bagged a treble, with Conor Keeling, Oisíin O'Connor and James Carley adding a goal apiece.

David Franklin, Ciarán O'Connor and Robert Clifford got the goals for Moyne Rangers in their 3-0 win over Corach Ramblers, while Shane Sinnott and John Codd both netted doubles for All Blacks in their 4-4 derby draw with Carne F.C., who replied through an own goal, Fergal Buckley (two) and a Leigh Aylward penalty.

John Carty, Chris Downes (two) and Eoghan Goodison got on the scoresheet for Wexford Bohs but they came out on the wrong side of a 5-4 scoreline against Rosslare Rangers.

Division 4A

Cloughbawn made it five wins from five league outings as they edged out Boolavogue 2-1 with goals from James Redmond and Stephen Kennedy (penalty).

Brendan McCreary was the main man for St. Joseph's, netting four goals as they beat Enniscorthy Town 7-0, with Davin Kehoe, Shane Murphy and Shane Doherty also getting in on the act. Bree United beat Rosslare Port 2-0 with goals from Dean Doyle and Philip Walsh, while Pa Redmond and Tony Kenny got the goals for Shamrock Rovers in their 4-2 derby defeat against Ajax Athletic, with Ryan Dwyer, Darren Martin, Johnny Whelan and Derek Kearns hitting the net for Ajax.

Tombrack took the points against Taghmon, winning 3-1 with goals from Jamie Murphy, Jamie Walsh and John Ryan.

Division 5

Leaders Wexford Albion continued their perfect start to the campaign with a 5-2 win away to St. Cormac's.

Mark Browne bagged a double, with Cian Rossiter, Ben Nolan and Brian Murphy adding a goal apiece as the Wexford town side made it five wins from five.

Promotion-hopefuls Castledockrell and Ballymurn shared the spoils on Sunday, with Mark O'Gorman on target for the former and Stephen Dempsey replying. Camolin earned a 2-1 win in Caim with goals from Glen Carton and Dylan Kennedy, while Duncannon and Stoney Rovers drew 1-1 and Cushinstown won 2-1 in Killenagh.

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