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Darren nets fine treble in Fairview's cup jaunt

SEVEN TIMES winners Fairview Rangers marched into the last 32 of the FAI Junior Cup following a comprehensive 6-2 victory over Dublin side Killinarden FC at the Fairgreen in Limerick yesterday.

Darren O'Sullivan led the way for the View, hitting a brilliant hat-trick in an easier than expected win for the Shannonsiders.

Former Limerick FC ace Ross Cosgrave also got amongst the scorers for Rangers on the day.

The Limerick side could now meet Listowel Celtic in the next round as Ireland's top teams approach the business end of the blue ribband tournament of Irish junior soccer.

Fairview's fellow Premier side Kilmallock also advanced into the next round of the FAI Junior Cup - where they could meet Portmarnock - following a well deserved 2-0 victory over Greenwood on Sunday afternoon,

'Boro and Ballynanty clash is abandoned

Meanwhile, the top of the table Janesboro versus Ballynanty Rovers game was abandoned with six minute remaining following what was described as "unsavory scenes".

Janesboro, who are top of the table, were 3-2 up when they game was brought to a halt. Limerick's junior soccer chiefs LDMC will meet this week to make a decision on the distribution of the points from the game.

Struggling Geraldine's exit thanks to Ryan's express

Bottom-of-the-table Premier side Geraldine's crashed out of the Lawson Cup following a 1-0 defeat to lower division Caledonians. Kieran Ryan was on target for Cal's. Caledonians shocked Premier side Corbally United, winning 3-2.

Moyross sink Granville

Northside club Moyross played their part in the Sunday morning Lawson Cup giant killing spree with a 2-0 win over Granville Rangers, whose underage side beat Avenue United on penalties in the FAI Youth Cup on Saturday following a 0-0 draw after extra time.