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Wednesday 23 April 2014

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GOREY RUGBY

Gorey first team made the journey to the midlands on Sunday last to take on Portlaoise in their Leinster League Division 2A fixture. After a topsy-turvy game, Gorey finally won out 27-24 in a high-scoring encounter that saw the visitors surrender a 27-10 lead in the final 15 minutes.

Gorey started well and were ten points up within the first ten minutes with tries from Ben Horan and Tomás Sheehy. After that Gorey dropped intensity and failed to score again in the first-half.

Portlaoise came more into the game and a clever chip by the out-half saw him gather to go in under the posts and leave the score 107 at half-time. The second-half saw Gorey on the attack again and a good maul by the pack saw Phil Horan crash over, with P.J. Clince converting.

Gorey again were on the scoreboard when second row Steven Gardiner picked up a sloppy ball from a Portlaoise line-out and ran from 35 yards to score a magnificent individual try. The final Gorey try came after good work by the pack, and when it was moved wide John Mannion was on hand to finish.

As in the first-half, Gorey let their hosts dictate the final quarter to run in two converted tries to leave three points between the teams. Gorey hung on and secured their second bonus point win of the new year.

Gorey had some outstanding performers in the pack, with the young guns of Steven Gardiner, Ciarán Smith and Frank Bellanova - starting his first full first team game - in excellent form. Tomás Sheehy, Garrett Bater and P.J. Clince played well in the backs.

Gorey are at home to Roscrea on Sunday next with a 2.30 p.m. kick-off. Sunday, January 27, sees them entertaining Dundalk in the first round of the Provincial Towns Cup.

Team: C. Smith, B. O'Connor, F. Bellanova, S. Gardiner, J.P. Redmond (capt.), J. Ahearne, P. Horan, B. Horan, G. Bater, A. O'Brien, P.J. Clince, T. Sheehy, C. Peavoy, K. Breen, J. Mannion, K. O'Rourke, M. Woods, T. O'Reilly, W. Peavoy.

Gorey seconds were also in Portlaoise on Sunday last and were edged out 7-3 in a tough game in wintery conditions. Gorey started the brighter and should have had more scores on the board than one penalty at halftime, as they had the lion's share of possession.

Tireless work by Paul Swaine and Daragh O'Leary in the pack saw the visitors keep the ball tight at the crucial stages, but a failure to capitalise on territory was to cost Gorey the game in the second-half.

Portlaoise upped their game in the secondhalf to score a try almost under the posts. With ten minutes left Gorey upped the tempo and moved the ball at every opportunity, but that all-important score failed to materialise.

Gorey had some good performances in the pack, with Paul Swaine, Conor Owley and Dean Redmond the pick. Tommy O'Reilly and David Clegg were best in the backs.

Team: W. Carney, R. Byrne, C. Owley, J. Fanning, P. Swaine, D. Redmond. P.M. Woods, D. O'Leary, P. Swaine, T. Martin, A. McCann, T. O'Reilly, W. Peavoy, C. Furney, S. O'Leary, K. Rothwell, C. Hennessy, J. Reynolds, G. Leeson, A. Kelly, R. Donoghue.

Gorey J3's eight-match unbeaten run came to an end at home to Millmount House from Dublin at Clonattin on Saturday last. Gorey were without a number of players with Matty Forde, Jim and Stephen Hughes all injured, but the strength of any team is the players that come in and Gorey, despite the result, had 14 heroes as they played for all but five minutes with 14 men, losing to a penalty in the 87th minute.

Millmount drew first blood with a try in the first five minutes. Soon after Gorey suffered a major setback when Gregorz Mroczkowski was red-carded for an infringement, but they were not to lie down and two Michael Hegarty penalties - deputy place kicker for Matty Forde - saw them lead at half-time.

Gorey were doing very well at the set-pieces with Colin French lording the line-outs, and and some good scrummaging from the front row of Kieran Keane, Aidan Kelly and Pat Masterson created good platforms for the backs to run.

But Millmount defended well and eventually turned over the home team to arrive in the Gorey '22 with five minutes on the clock, and there they stayed until a penalty was awarded after Gorey had defended valiantly to a man. The Millmount place kicker, who had not a great day, stepped up and hit the post, and the ball dropped down behind the bar to break Gorey hearts after a fantastic performance. It was a great game with no quarter asked nor given by two committed sides.

Team: G. Mroczkowski, A. Kelly, K. Keane, J. Reynolds, C. French, N. O'Loughlin, K. Rothwell, P. Masterson, C. Morris, N. O'Brien, M. Hegarty, T. O'Sullivan, T. Kinsella, S. Carty, B. McGuire, N. Morris.

On Saturday last, just before kick-off, experienced referee Frank Smith spoke to both team captains and called for a fair and honest Under-15 contest. As handshakes were exchanged both Mark Hoare of Gorey and his counterpart, Joey Sheridan of Naas, knew there was a lot at stake. Still smarting from a savage 33 points to nil away defeat to Gorey just before the Christmas break, the men of Forenaughts were not about to have a repeat performance on home soil.

From the off, both sets of players displayed hard, aggressive rugby. No quarter was given, none asked. Some lip from Gorey saw referee Smith march them back ten. Naas continued to pile on the pressure to the delight of the home crowd who urged their men forward.

Desperate defending by Gorey in their ingoal area somehow kept Naas out. Sheer dogged determination and strict discipline by the forward line ensured the ball was passed to the Gorey No. 10, Cian Hadden, who delivered a massive clearance kick to relieve the pressure. Great running by David Bailey and Daniel Sawyer kept the ball alive and by the time the forwards arrived in support, the wave of advancing Gorey backs led by Oscar Falconer washed over the Naas defenders.

Props Barry Doyle and Jack Cushe combined their strength and burst forward, only to be met by fanatical tackling from Naas. The full-backs exchanged long-range shots in an effort to gain some sort of tactical advantage. In this respect, Jack Willoughby deserves special mention. He tested the Naas catching and fielding ability, probing for any sign of weakness.

Gorey's assaults were relentless, skilful but energy-sapping affairs and the opposition they met was equally so. Seamus Tomkins at scrum-half delivered accurate, timely passes to his back line and gave them plenty of options but couldn't crack the Naas defence. The battle ebbed and flowed for most of the first-half in a similar pattern.

Still, neither defence budged. A Ciarán Murphy interception halted one Naas assault in its tracks but he was chased down by sharp wingers and he kicked for touch while in full flight. The first-half ended scoreless as both squads retired for a well-earned break.

The Naas management duo of Shane Ruane and Paul O'Brien drew on all their rugby experience and tried to devise a way to break the Gorey Maginot line. A series of wellworked passing runs deep in the second-half saw Naas powerhouse Sam Jones crash over the line for first blood. The crowd went wild as the players rejoiced. The resulting angle was very tight but the experience of kicker Jack Reilly showed as he curled the ball nicely to slot it between the uprights for a seven-point gain. The stalemate was over. Game on.

On the sideline, tactics were discussed but time was running out. Match referee Frank Smith, who played the advantage very well to ensure an exciting game, indicated only ten minutes left. Gorey coach Brian Willoughby's plan was delivered to captain Mark Hoare who carried out his orders. From the bench, Ben D'Arcy was on for Michael Wafer while Conor Mangan, impact sub so often before, came on for No. 9 Seamus Tomkins. The ensuing re-shuffle with players exchanging positions had the desired outcome. Gorey advanced on all flanks. The big guns opened up.

Encouraged by the dazzling trickery of Reece Hughes and Chris Bolger, Oscar Falconer drove on. Naas seemed temporarily in disarray. Seizing the opportunity from the back of a five-metre scrum, Hoare the big No. 8 charged. Spirited tackling saw him taken down. Gorey were three metres short.

Next into the grinder was second row Dale Rothwell who took it over the line but was held up and driven back. From nowhere, muddied and bruised, Conor Mangan stole the ball and launched himself over the line, finding a hole where there wasn't one and touching down near the posts for five hard-earned points. He graciously accepted the deserved accolades of his team-mates.

Cian Hadden, with 51 points to his credit this season, added two more despite the pressure of the rushing defenders. Moments later referee Smith blew it up. Both teams finished level. It was a most enthralling game and a draw was a very fair result.

Gorey still hold a one-point lead in the Under-15 Division 1 league so far and look forward to travelling to Enniscorthy on Saturday next, January 19.

As always, the squad would like to thank their management and coaching staff of Brian Willoughby, James Tomkins, Colin Hadden, Jim Hoare and especially their sponsors, Stafford's Bakery of Clonattin, Gorey.

Squad: Barry Doyle, Michael Wafer, Jack Cushe, David Bailey, Dale Rothwell, Reece Hughes, Chris Bolger, Mark Hoare (capt.), Seamus Tomkins, Cian Hadden (conversion), Daniel Sawyer, Oscar Falconer, Ciarán Murphy, Lucas Stafford, Jack Willoughby. Replacements - Ben D'Arcy for Wafer, Conor Mangan (try) for Tomkins, also James Hilliard, Cian Fortune, Cathal Byrne, Patrick Sinnott, Luke Willoughby, Will Hurley.

Gorey 22, Carlow 10: Gorey Under-14s continued their Leinster Premier League campaign, welcoming Carlow to Clonattin on Saturday last.

From the start Gorey showed that they were really fired up for this encounter, having taken victory over this strong Carlow team on three previous occasions this season. A period of intense early Gorey pressure brought them inside the Carlow '22, with the forwards working through phase after phase of hotly-contested exchanges against a very big and skilful Carlow pack.

From the fourth phase Gorey number 8 Lloyd Stephens broke the Carlow cover, carrying for ten metres before releasing winger Alan Kelly on the left. With work yet to do, Kelly handed off two Carlow forwards before crashing through the full-back to score the opening try. From wide on the left touchline, Lloyd Stephens hung his conversion attempt high into the breeze to add the points in magnificent fashion.

Gorey took the re-start and controlled the rucking exchanges, winning a scrum on the Carlow ' 22 in line with the posts. Powerful scrummaging by Dylan Slator, captain on the day Liam Molloy, Tom Cleary, second rows P.J. Barnes and Cameron Reynolds and flankers Jack Cullen and Shane Stokes saw Gorey drive a maul ten metres before controlling the resulting ruck.

Flanker Shane Stokes picked and carried well before off-loading cleanly to support runner Lloyd Stephens who ran an excellent line to split the Carlow centres and cross for Gorey's second try, making it 12-0 going into the second quarter.

The Gorey defensive line coped well with strong ball-carrying from the Carlow centres and number 8 and rucked well for a fiveminute period of open, high-tempo rugby, with territory being traded equally from the tactical kicking of both full-backs. Line-outs were clean and Gorey edged turnover ball on a number of occasions, with Lloyd Stephens performing well throughout the line-out exchanges.

The Gorey back line, with Eoin Buckley solid at out-half and centres Mikey Duke and Seán Bardon tackling and handling superbly well, allowed winger Joseph Naughton some good opportunities to test the Carlow defence out wide on the right. Excellent defensive line speed maintained the Gorey pressure across the entire Carlow line.

Gorey were awarded a scrum on 22 minutes, with second row P.J. Barnes blowing through the ruck to win a scrum inside the Carlow '22. This followed superb ball-carrying from centres Eoin Buckley and Mikey Duke. Gorey drove the resulting scrum cleanly before releasing ball-carrier Lloyd Stephens into the heart of the Carlow line. Support running at blistering pace by Shane Stokes took the off-load and powered through the cover to register Gorey's third try and close out the half.

Carlow re-started and settled in to a tenminute period of forward play, with possession changing frequently at the breakdown. The physicality of the exchanges showed just how committed both teams were, with some fine back line play and kicking for territory keeping options open for both sides, much to the delight of the large group of supporters cheering on the play.

Carlow got their reward on 40 minutes after three phases of play on the Gorey five-metre line. A quick tap and go split the excellent Gorey defence on this occasion, making it 175 with the game really flowing into the last quarter.

Carlow hit their best form, registering a second try five minutes later to bring them within a converted try of levelling the match. Gorey introduced Fionn O'Loughlin at out-half, wingers Rory Heffernan at 11, Jack Minogue at 14 and Jack O'Mahony at full-back, with Tom Higgins and Seán Dunne coming into the pack.

Gorey now upped the tempo a notch in attack, with excellent link play between forwards and back line driving them deep into Carlow territory. The ever-aware scrum-half, Charlie McGuckin, kicked through the cover for winger Jack Minogue to chase. The Carlow full-back gathered cleanly but was blown out of it by Minogue, allowing Lloyd Stephens in support to gather and score in the corner.

It's good to see Minogue getting back to his best after a tough three-month lay-off due to injury. The excellent referee brought proceedings to a close soon after, with Gorey securing a Leinster semi-final as a result of their hard work.

Well done to the entire squad on a magnificent display. The Under-14s continue their Leinster League campaign away to Boyle next weekend. If supporters wish to travel, contact the coaching team for further details.

Many thanks to Carlow R.F.C., match officials and to all our supporters. A special thanks to the Gorey clubhouse team for the refreshments enjoyed by all after the match. Follow all the latest Gorey Rugby Club news at www.goreyrfc.com

Squad: Eoin Molloy, Dylan Slator, Liam Molloy, Lloyd Stephens, Cameron Reynolds, Tom Cleary, Carl Clarke, Tom Higgins, Jack Minogue, Shane Stokes, Killian Pierce, Joseph Naughton, Seán Bardon, Andy Kinsella, P.J. Barnes, Fionn O'Loughlin, Michael Duke, Eoin Buckley, Jack Cullen, Seán Dunne, Aaron Donnelly, Charlie McGuckin, Conor O'Toole, Jack O'Mahony, Cathal O'Reilly, Rory Heffernan, Daragh Brooks, Alan Kelly.

S. B. R. A. C.

Sliabh Buidhe Rovers A.C. had a successful day at the inaugural Ferrycarrig five miles road race on Sunday last. Tom Hogan put up a very strong performance to win the race, taking up the running after the halfway mark and powering home to an impressive victory in a time of 25.15 from Andrew Connick (Ferrybank) and Niall Sheil (St. Killian's).

Myles Gibbons also had a strong run, as he finished fourth overall in a time of 27.01, and these two S.B.R. athletes, along with Tommy McElwaine, were the scorers on the team which won the team competition. Dena Hogan was the first S.B.R. lady across the line (behind race winner Jackie Carty of Kilmore), clocking a time of 33.37.

Lillian Lawless and Ann Bolger were both among the prizes, the former winning the F40 category and the latter successful in the F50 category. Well done to all the other S.B.R. men and women who competed in the five-miler too.

S.B.R. athletes had a very prodcutive Christmas/New Year spell, with members taking part in varying races around the south-east. On Christmas morning, Tom Hogan broke his own course record for the Craanford Christmas mile, as he clocked a time of 4.41 for the event, coming home in front of Myles Gibbons and Paul Gibbons.

Dena Hogan won the ladies' event in a fine time of 6.05, from Ailish Kennedy on 7.11, while Jay Hogan won the Juvenile race with a time of 7.06. Well done to all the other S.B.R. members who togged out for this good festive cause too.

Paul Gibbons competed in the Streets of Wicklow 5 km. road race on St. Stephen's Day, running well to finish third behind Jonathan Phillips (Slí Cualann) and Phil Kilgallon (Sportsworld) in a time of 16.34. On the same morning, the Hogan family travelled to Danesfort in Co. Kilkenny to compete in the 5 km. road race, with Tom finishing second to Brian Maher (Kilkenny City Harriers) in a time of 15.40, while his wife, Dena, finished fourth in the ladies' race. Josh Hogan competed in the Juvenile race, running a very good time of 20.27.

Meanwhile, on St. Stephens afternoon, there was a very strong turn-out from the club at the annual 10 km. road race in Castletown. The top finishers were: 1, Andrew Connick (Ferrybank), 30.45; 2, Myles Gibbons (S.B.R.), 32.00; 3, Des Kennedy (Raheny Shamrocks), 32.08; 4, Tommy McElwaine (S.B.R.), 34.05; 5, David Leonard (S.B.R.), 34.33; 6, Ger Doyle (S.B.R.), 34.50; 7, Alex Williams (Slaney C.C.), 35.29; 8, Stephen Flavin (St. Benedict's), 35.39; 9, Eugene Doherty (S.B.R.), 35.55; 10, Iain O'Byrne (Slí Cualann), 36.07; 11, Bernard Fortune (S.B.R.), 36.13; 12, Dessie Shorten (Tallaght), 37.13.

This was Andrew Connick's second consecutive year winning the race (which is actually slightly short of the official 10 km. distance), while in total there were 15 S.B.R. members taking part - apart from the aforementioned six, Noel Kennedy, Claire Gibbons, Jimmy Howard, Marie Kirwan, Ailish Kennedy, Danielle Hennessy, Billy Harpur, Siobhán O'Sullivan and Annette Reck.

On December 28, three club members travelled to Duncannon to compete in the 8 km. 'Turkey Burner' road race. Tom Hogan finished in second place over a tough course in 27 minutes behind former D.M.P. athlete Sam Mealy (Crusaders - who had recently represented Ireland at the Under-23 European cross-country championships in Budapest, Hungary), while Myles Gibbons finished sixth in 28.49 and Paul Gibbons placed ninth in 30.23.

Myles Gibbons won the Bunmahon 10 km. road race on New Year's Day. The run was held over a very hilly course around the Co. Waterford seaside village, and Myles had a strong performance to cover the distance in 35.21, coming home well clear of his brother, Paul, who clocked 36.28 for second place. Claire Gibbons also competed well in the race, finishing in 50.30. ADULT RESULTS

F.A.I. Junior Cup sixth round: North End United 1, Huntstown/Hartstown FC 0.

L.F.A. Junior Shield fifth round: Fordrew Rovers 6, Boolavogue 3.

L.F.A. Junior Shield fourth round: Moyne Rangers 4, Clara Town 1.

Gwyn Jones Cup preliminary round: Curracloe United B 4, Ajax Athletic B 2; Raheen FC B 5, Moyne Rangers C 4; Oylegate B 5, Enniscorthy United C 6; Rosbercon B 6, Wexford Bohs C 2; St. Cormac's B 1, North End C 4.

Gwyn Jones Cup first round: Rosbercon 8, Caim United B 1; St. Joseph's B 5, Shelburne B 2; Forth Celtic C 3, Corach Ramblers B 4; Bridge Rovers B 4, Stoney Rovers B 0; Rosslare Port 1, Kilmore United B 0; Fastnet Rovers B 1, Cloughbawn C 1 (Cloughbawn won 4-2 on penalties); Ballagh 6, Enniscorthy Town B 0; Park Hotspur B 1, Oylegate 6; Crossabeg C 0, Courtown Hibs B 5; Castledockrell B 4, Camolin Celtic B 0; Taghmon United B 0, St. Leonards B 2.

Billy Browne Cup first round: Campile United B 2, Fethard Rangers 3; Gorey Rangers C 3, Adamstown B 1; Bree United 1, Crossabeg B 2; Orrill United 2, Ballymurn Celtic 5; Camolin Celtic 1, Gorey Celtic B 2.

Neil O'Sullivan Cup preliminary round: Ferns United B 3, Gorey Rangers B 0; Shamrock Rovers B 2, North End United B 1; All Blacks 3, St. Joseph's 1; Cushinstown 2, Stoney Rovers 3.

Neil O'Sullivan Cup first round: St. Cormac's 1, Corach Ramblers 5; St. Leonards 1, Duncannon 0; Adamstown 3, Bunclody 2; Ajax Athletic 2, Wexford Bohs B 1; Enniscorthy Town 2, Enniscorthy United 5; Fastnet Rovers 0, Cloughbawn 3; Crossabeg 2, Gorey Celtic 1; Rosslare Rangers 4, New Ross Celtic B 2; Raheen FC 2, Rathnure 0; Taghmon United 1, Curracloe United 0; Tombrack United 3, Shelburne 3 (Shelburne won 4-3 on penalties); Ferns United 3, Wexford Celtic 1.

Spinglo Premier Division: Moyne Rangers 5, Gorey Rangers 1; New Ross Town v. Courtown Hibs (off); Park Hotspur 2, Campile United 2; Wexford Bohs 1, Shamrock Rovers 4; Forth Celtic 1, New Ross Celtic 2.

Noel Kehoe Pitch Development Division 2A: Rosslare Strand 2, Killenagh Wanderers 1.

Division 3: Blackwater 0, Forth Celtic 2; Caim United 2, Bunclody 0.

Division 3A: Ballindaggin 1, Enniscorthy United 2; Wexford Celtic 1, Coolgreany Celtic 3; All Blacks 1, Castledockrell 8.

Division 5: Tombrack United 0, New Ross Celtic 2.

ADULT FIXTURES

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20 Leinster Junior Cup fourth round (2.00): Seaview Celtic v. North End United.

F.A.I. Youth Cup third round (2.00): Tramore FC v. Wexford Youths.

Neil O'Sullivan Cup first round (11.30): Rosslare Strand v. Shamrock Rovers; Killenagh Wanderers v. Stoney Rovers; All Blacks v. Bridge Rovers; Kilmore United v. Ferns United B.

Gwyn Jones Cup first round (11.30): Tombrack United B v. North End United C; Raheen B v. Cloughbawn B; Rosbercon B v. Curracloe B; Ferns United C v. Enniscorthy United C.

Spinglo Premier Division (11.30): Forth Celtic v. Moyne Rangers; Courtown Hibs v. New Ross Town; New Ross Celtic v. Gorey Rangers; Park Hotspur v. Shamrock Rovers; Campile United v. Wexford Bohs.

Spinglo Division 1 (11.30): Adamstown v. Bunclody; Ferns United v. Wexford Celtic; Ajax Athletic v. Curracloe United; St. Leonards v. Rosslare Rangers.

Noel Kehoe Pitch Development Division 2 (11.30): Corach Ramblers v. Tombrack United; Cloughbawn v. Duncannon; Crossabeg v. St. Joseph's; St. Cormac's v. Gorey Celtic.

Noel Kehoe Pitch Development Division 2A: Gorey Rangers v. Cushinstown (2.00); Rathnure v. Enniscorthy Town (11.30); Raheen FC v. Fastnet Rovers (1.30); New Ross Celtic v. Shelburne (1.30).

Division 3: Shamrock Rovers v. Forth Celtic (11.30); Camolin Celtic v. Rosslare Rangers (11.30); Bunclody v. Blackwater (11.30); Caim United v. Moyne Rangers (11.30); Campile United v. Bree United (1.30); Fethard Rangers v. Orrill United (11.30).

Division 3A: Ballymurn v. Ballindaggin (11.30); Boolavogue v. Gorey Rangers (11.30); Coolgreany Celtic v. All Blacks (2.00); Crossabeg v. Castledockrell (1.30); Enniscorthy United v. Adamstown (11.30); Wexford Celtic v. Gorey Celtic (11.30).

Division 4: Park Hotspur v. St Leonards (1.30); Rosbercon v. Oylegate (11.30); Bridge Rovers v. Ballagh (1.30); Enniscorthy Town v. Courtown Hibs (11.30).

Division 4A: Caim United v. St Cormac's (1.30); Cloughbawn v. Rosslare Port (11.30); Corach Ramblers v. Fastnet Rovers (11.30); Forth Celtic v. Shelburne (1.30); St. Joseph's v. Wexford Bohs (2.00).

Division 5: Ballymurn Celtic v. Crossabeg (1.30); New Ross Celtic v. Camolin Celtic (11.30); Oylegate v. Moyne Rangers (2.00); Castledockell v. Taghmon United (2.00).

SCHOOLBOYS RESULTS

Under-11 Cup first round: Bunclody 6, Bree United 3; Caim United v. Gorey Celtic (off); Camolin Celtic 0, Corach Ramblers 1; Courtown Hibs 1, Rosslare Rangers 4; Curracloe United 0, St. Joseph's 1; Forth Celtic 6, Fethard Rangers 3; Wexford Albion 10, GlynnBarntown 3; Wexford Celtic 8, Wexford Albion B 4.

Under-11 Cup second round: Crossabeg 0, Moyne Rangers 3; Enniscorthy Town 1, North End United 0; Gorey Celtic B 1, Ballymurn Celtic 4; New Ross Celtic 3, Gorey Rangers 5; New Ross Town 4, Kilmore United 2; Rosslare Strand 1, St. Cormac's 3; Shelburne United 2, Adamstown 1; Taghmon United v. Shamrock Rovers (off); Wexford Celtic B 0, St. Leonards 8.

Under-11 Division 2A: Cloughbawn 6, Fastnet Rovers 0.

Under-11 Division 3A: New Ross Celtic B v. Ballymurn Celtic (off).

Under-13 Cup first round: Bridge Rovers 3, Oylegate 3 (Oylegate won 3-2 on penalties); Gorey Celtic v. Blackwater (off); Gorey Rangers B 0, All Blacks 3; New Ross Celtic 2, Courtown Hibs 2 (Celtic won 4-2 on penalties); Newpark United 1, Bunclody 1 (Newpark won 6-5 on penalties); Taghmon United 1, Wexford Albion 1 (Taghmon won 4-3 on penalties).

Under-13 Cup second round: Bree United 1, Crossabeg 9; Wexford Celtic 2, St. Leonards 2 (Celtic won 4-2 on penalties).

Under-13 Division 1: Gorey Rangers 2, North End United 3.

Under-13 Division 3: Blackwater 2, Wexford Albion B 1; St. Joseph's 6, New Ross Town 1.

Under-15 Cup first round: Bree United 3, North End United 2; Courtown Hibs 2, Bunclody 0; Gorey Rangers 3, New Ross Celtic 0; St. Cormac's 5, All Blacks 1.

Under-15 Division 1: Moyne Rangers 4, Wexford Albion 1.

Under-15 Division 2: Oylegate 6, Tombrack United 2; Rathnure United v. Kilmore United (off).

SCHOOLBOYS FIXTURES

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19 Under-10 Group A (10.00): North End United v. Wexford Celtic; All Blacks v. Kilmore United; Wexford Albion v. Curracloe United; Forth Celtic v. Rosslare Strand.

Under-10 Group B (10.00): Shelburne United v. Stoney Rovers; New Ross Town v. New Ross Celtic; Corach Ramblers v. Adamstown; Duncannon v. St. Leonards.

Under-10 Group C (10.00): Enniscorthy Town v. Moyne Rangers; St. Cormac's v. Bridge Rovers; Rathnure United v. Bree United; Glynn-Barntown v. Crossabeg.

Under-10 Group D (10.00): Moyne Rangers B v. St. Joseph's; Gorey Rangers v. Gorey Celtic; Bunclody v. Newpark United; Courtown Hibs v. Caim United.

Under-12 Cup second round: Gorey Rangers v. Kilmore United (11.00, K. Dunne); Taghmon United v. Ferns United (11.30, R. Dwyer).

Under-12 Division 1: Shamrock Rovers v. North End United (11.30, M. Rellis); Wexford Albion v. Moyne Rangers (11.00, N. O'Connor).

Under-12 Division 1A (11.30): All Blacks v. Courtown Hibs (G. Jones); Campile United v. Rosslare Rangers (D. Egan).

Under-12 Division 2 (11.30): Forth Celtic v. St. Joseph's (D. Gaul); New Ross Celtic v. Gorey Celtic (J. Colfer); Duncannon v. Killenagh Wanderers (J. Diskin); Rathnure United v. Bunclody (A. Tobin).

Under-12 Division 2A (11.30): Gorey Rangers B v. Caim United (B. Whelan); Cloughbawn v. Wexford Albion B (J. Tobin); Rosslare Strand v. New Ross Town (G. Morris).

Under-12 Division 3: Enniscorthy Town v. St. Cormac's (11.30, D. O'Connor); Stoney Rovers v. Enniscorthy United (11.30, F. Sinnott); Curracloe United v. St. Leonards (11.30, J. Kelly); Camolin Celtic v. Corach Ramblers (11.00, T. Kearney).

Under-14 Cup second round: Caim United v. Cloughbawn (11.30, S. Hadley); Moyne Rangers B v. Bunclody (1.30, S. Vardy).

Under-14 Division 1: Wexford Albion v. Courtown Hibs (12.30, N. O'Connor); Moyne Rangers v. New Ross Celtic (12.00, S. Vardy); Gorey Rangers v. Shelburne United (11.00, G. O'Brien).

Under-14 Division 1A (11.00): Taghmon United v. Ferns United (Y. O'Neill); St. Cormac's v. Gorey Celtic (J. Doyle); Forth Celtic v. Rosslare Rangers (J. O'Neill).

Under-14 Division 2: Killenagh Wanderers v. St. Leonards (11.30, J. Wafer); Caim United v. Duncannon (11.00, B. Holohan); Oylegate v. Campile United (11.00, R. Buckley); Shamrock Rovers idle.

Under-14 Division 2A (11.00): Rosslare Strand v. Wexford Celtic (M. Comiskey); Curracloe United v. Kilmore United (B. Fenlon); Bree United v. Cloughbawn (M. Hogan); Fethard Rangers idle.

Under-14 Division 3: Forth Celtic B v. GlynnBarntown (11.00, M. Colfer); Camolin Celtic v. Wexford Albion B (12.30, T. Kearney); Tombrack United v. New Ross Town (11.00, W. Murphy).

Under-16 Cup second round (2.00): Cloughbawn v. Gorey Rangers B (W. Murphy); Taghmon United v. St. Leonards (L. Doyle).

Under-16 Division 1: Gorey Rangers v. Curracloe United (1.00, G. O'Brien); North End United v. New Ross Celtic (2.00, D. Gaul); Moyne Rangers idle.

Under-16 Division 1A: Gorey Celtic v. Forth Celtic (1.00, N. Boland); Bunclody v. Shelburne United (2.00, P. Nolan); Crossabeg idle.

Under-16 Division 2 (1.00): Shamrock Rovers v. St. Cormac's (K. Dunne); Ferns United v. Fethard Rangers (M. Franklin); Courtown Hibs v. Wexford Celtic (B. Whelan); Wexford Albion idle.

Under-16 Division 2A: Bridge Rovers v. Oylegate (1.00, D. Donovan); Moyne Rangers B v. Glynn-Barntown (2.00, J. Kelly); Corach Ramblers v. Gorey Rangers B (1.00, E. Molloy); Duncannon idle.

Under-16 Division 3: Adamstown v. Camolin Celtic (1.00, M. Hogan); Killenagh Wanderers v. Newpark United (1.00, J. Wafer); Caim United v. Rosslare Strand (1.30, Y. O'Neill).

WOMEN'S RESULTS

MMI.ie Wexford Cup first round: Glen Celtic 0, Coolgreany Celtic 6 (Deirdre Healy, Jackie Kinch, Sarah Merrigan, Karen O'Toole, Meabh Hughes, Anne Higgins); Benfica 2 (Keeley Claydon, Becky Conroy), North End United 0; Killenagh Wanderers 4 (Isobel Naughter 2, Laura Stafford, Róisín O'Connor), Curracloe United 2 (Geraldine Doolan, Clara Donnelly); Enniscorthy Town 1 (Bridget McDonald), St. Joseph's 3 (Pamela Walsh 2, Georgia Warren); Courtown Hibs 3 (Gillian Synnott, Lauran Ramsey, Aoife Gleeson), Moyne Rangers 0; Tramore FC 6 (Tara Power 2, Niamh Walsh 2, Vanessa Ogbonna, Leanne Clancy), Cloughbawn FC 2 (Gina Foley, Angie Westnott); Ferns United 8 (Liz Evered 5, Hayley Nolan, Caroline Murphy, Georgina Moore), Wexford Celtic 0; Kilmore United 4 (Katrina Parrock 3, Lisa Goff), Forth Celtic 0; New Ross Town 2 (Kellie Keating, Josie Murphy), Taghmon United 0; Rosslare Strand 0, Seaview United 5 (Bríd Kehoe, Kellie Mullan, Maebh Kehoe, Leanne Foley); All Blacks 3 (Róisín Furlong 2, Aoife Traynor), Castledockrell United 2 (Caitríona McCabe 2); Campile United 0, Bree United 2 (Petrina Tyrrell, Niamh Sinnott); Cloughbawn B 2 (Rose Kehoe, Joanne Kennedy), Shillelagh United 3 (Megan Doyle, Elaine Kennedy, Anna Nolan); Adamstown 4 (Chantelle Martin 3, Cora Flood), Corach Ramblers 0; Camolin Celtic 2 (Ashling Fitzpatrick, Megan Murray), Cushinstown AFC 0.

WOMEN'S FIXTURES

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20 Bus Eireann Women's National League (2.00): Castlebar Celtic v. Wexford Youths Women (in Castlebar).

Leinster Women's Cup first round (1.00): All Blacks v. St. Joseph's Girls (DWSL).

MMI.ie Wexford Cup first round (11.00): Bunclody AFC v. Rosslare Rangers.

Premier Division: Benfica v. Adamstown (11.30); Seaview United v. Coolgreany Celtic (11.30); Cloughbawn v. Ferns United (1.30).

Division 1A: Killenagh Wanderers v. Shillelagh United (1.30); Curracloe United v. Wexford Celtic (11.00); North End United v. Kilmore United (1.30).

Division 1B: St. Joseph's v. New Ross Town (11.00); Fastnet Rovers v. Corach Ramblers (11.30); Glen Celtic v. Forth Celtic (11.00).

Division 2A: Taghmon United v. Cloughbawn B (11.00); Tombrack United v. Moyne Rangers (1.00).

Division 2B: Camolin Celtic v. Campile United (1.30); Cushinstown AFC v. Crossabeg AFC (11.00); Castledockrell United v. Rosslare Strand (11.30).

SCHOOLGIRLS RESULTS

Under-10 Cup: Wexford Celtic 0, Kilmore United 3; Adamstown 6 (Isabell Herbert 5, Maebh Wickham), All Blacks 2 (Shannon Doyle, Sarah Cleary); Cloughbawn 1 (Caitlin Blackburn), St. Joseph's 2; Corach Ramblers 0, Taghmon United 1 (Laura Banville); Shelburne w.o., Bridge Rovers scr.

Under-10 Premier Division: Curracloe United 2 (Grace Hearne 2), Moyne Rangers 1 (Shanise O'Reilly); Ballindaggin 1 (Aoife O'Leary), Campile United 2 (Amy Ennis 2).

Under-10 Division 2B: Rosslare Rangers 1 (Zoe Butler), New Ross Town 0; Tombrack United 2 (Tara Kenny, Rachel Kavanagh), Enniscorthy Town 5 (Amy Shannon 4, Cassie O'Rourke).

Under-14 Cup first round: Seaview United 1 (Libby Sutton), Moyne Rangers 4 (Aideen Byrne 3, Anais Curran); Bunclody 6 (Kate Sheehan 5, Britney Conroy), North End United 5 (Rebecca Ennis 2, Jemma Dooley, Chloe Keeling, Natasha Rossiter-Byrne); All Blacks 7 (Emily Coakley 5, Abbie Jones, Rebecca Foley), Rosslare Rangers 1 (Caoimhe McKeon); Bridge Rovers 1 (Sinéad Ronan-John), Fastnet Rovers 2 (Rachel Bennett, Clodagh Redmond).

Under-14 Premier Division: Kilmore United 4 (Cora Miller 3, Rebecca Furlong), Bree United 0; Cloughbawn 3 (Tara Doyle, Hannah Keating, Niamh Kehoe), Killenagh Wanderers 0.

Under-14 Division 1: Ballindaggin 4 (Aoife Devereux 4), St. Joseph's 0.

Under-14 Division 2B: Tombrack United 0, Wexford Celtic 6 (Ciara Rochford 2, Ciara Bridges 2, Orla Neiland 2); New Ross Town w.o., Enniscorthy Town scr.

Under-18 League: Cloughbawn 2 (Kate Cullen, Gina Foley), Ferns United 1 (Hayley Nolan); St. Leonards 0, Killenagh Wanderers 3 (Róisín O'Connor 3); North End United 2 (Fiona Bennett 2, Chloe Bates 2, Clodagh Downes), Seaview United 0.

SCHOOLGIRLS FIXTURES

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19 Under-12 Cup first round: Adamstown v. Seaview United; St. Joseph's v. Campile United; New Ross Town v. Courtown Hibs; Cloughbawn v. Camolin Celtic; Tombrack United v. Rosslare Rangers; Moyne Rangers v. Wexford Celtic; Curracloe United v. Bunclody AFC; Corach Ramblers v. Taghmon United; St. Leonards v. Forth Celtic; North End United v. Gorey Celtic.

Under-12 Premier Division: Fastnet Rovers v. Kilmore United.

Under-12 Division 2A: Bridge Rovers v. Shelburne.

Under-12 Division 3: Enniscorthy Town v. Campile United B.

Ger Dunne Under-16 Cup first round: Bunclody AFC v. Ballindaggin; Seaview United v. Killenagh Wanderers; Curracloe United v. Bree United; Kilmore United v. Forth Celtic; New Ross Town v. St. Leonards; Tombrack United v. Camolin Celtic.

Under-16 Division 2: Bridge Rovers v. All Blacks.

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