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Nolan knows best as Rangers prevail

The goals flowed again in the Under-9 eFlow Cup Final as Rivervalley Rangers came from behind to beat Skerries Town.

Skerries took the lead through Ben Parker, but a hat-trick from Mark Nolan and a goal from Ben Murray made it 4-1. Ruben Dempsey then got it back to 4-2, but Nolan got his fourth of the game to seal it for Rangers.

The Under-9 Carlton Hotel Cup went to Howth Celtic after a dominant 6-0 performance against Hardwick FC.

Ryan Bannon scored twice for the Celts and further strikes from Dylan Moraine, Scott McKenny, Jack Kelly Byrne and Sean McPhillips saw the trophy make the climb up the summit yesterday afternoon.


An early penalty and a late goal blitz saw HHFC take home the Under-14 Umbro Cup on Saturday.

David Shekleton blasted home from 12 yards after just two minutes to give HHFC the lead and then late goals from Man of the Match, Reece Smith, Ryan Farnan and Michael O'Mahoney made it 4-0.

A goal 13 minutes from time was enough for Corduff FC to take home the Under-11 Premier Cup.

In a tight game with not too many chances, Ratoath's Adam Carroll saw his free-kick clip the crossbar but, with time ticking down, it was Corduff's Jason Thorpe who toe-poked home through a crowd to give the 'Duff' the win.


Raheny United won the Under-15 Molly Martin Cup Final after they fought back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 after extra-time.

Ross Desmond and an own goal saw Woodlawn Sportslink move two ahead but goals from Stephen Kane, Jason Grouse and Daniel Doherty saw United claim the cup.

The Under-9 Dublin Port Final was decided by a solitary goal from Artane Beaumont's Gareth Nagle, meaning Artane took the honours against Woodlawn. Only a single goal separated the sides in the Under-9 Goalpost Ireland Final as Clonee United saw off Rivervalley thanks to Oliver Morrissey's goal.


The last day of the NDSL Finals began with the Under-14 Brendan McKenna Cup where St Kevin's Boys saw off Swords Celtic 3-1 on penalties.

Successful spot-kicks from Keith Kelly, Robbie Dunne and David Lacey saw the Saints claim the cup.

It was a goal-fest in the Under 9 Lifestyle Sports Cup as St Francis Moatview defeated Dunboyne 10-0.

A hat-trick from Noel Tighe, a brace from Josh Kelly and further strikes from Zee Medahdra, Michael Duffy and Jake McCann saw St Francis ease to the win.

Ger Brady