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Nibbs points way for city

In the Sligo Southern Hotel Super League, current champions City United moved ominously closer to top of the leader board.

They smashed seven goals past a shell-shocked Ballisodare United Keith Nibbs grabbed two goals with Roman Teican, Gary Rooney, Lee Marshall, Gareth Kelly and Keith Feeney with Ballisodare offering token resistance and a goal each from the hard-working Anthony Fallon and John McGlinchey did little to stem the tide.

Main rivals and master technicians Carbury FC were in sweet form as they chewed up north Sligo kingpins Cliffoney Celtic with a six-goal blitz.

Niall Mc Kenna and Damien Fallon each scored twice with the ever-alert Glen Shannon and the lethal Keith Carty rounding off the scoring for Carbury.

Cliffoney Celtic replied with a lone strike from Conor McSharry.

The only threat to either of these teams has to be Boyle Celtic and they crushed neighbours Arrow Harps with a five-goal salvo without reply -- James Carty netted twice Brian McCrann one from the penalty spot with Noel Mc Kenna and John Dwyer scoring as well to insure all three points for a rampant Boyle side that are six points clear of City but with four games more played.

Yeats United run of good form continues as they won away to Coolera Rovers with the only goal of the game rifled home by John Nestor.

This result puts Yeats into the top half of the table, so well done to manager Tommy Logan and his team on a great fightback.

The Andrew Mullen Sligo Pallets Premier League Quayside Rovers with goals from Glen Hargadon and Adrian McPartland held high-flying Ballygawley Celtic to a draw.

But the game was not without controversy as a Ballygawley player who scored a goal was then dismissed from the field of play when the official discovered his name was not on the card.

The league will, of course, investigate the matter fully, but once again it highlights the importance of the need for attention to detail.