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Wednesday 25 April 2018

Ballisodare United take the points

The weather took its toll on some of the grounds at the weekend with Arrow Harps and Carbury FC having their games postponed.

The match between Ballymote and Ballisodare Utd went ahead and it was the visitors who took the lead after five minutes through Andrew Patton with a wonderful volley to the top of the net.

Ballymote did create chances but were unable to capitalise on them.

Adam Grace put Ballisodare two up on the stroke of half time.

Ballisodare Utd took the three points following two more goals from Andre Patton completing a hattrick for himself on the day.

Aughanagh Celtic were at home to Calry Bohs and went one nil up after twenty minutes with a goal from Brian Craig.

This was cancelled out by Michael Flynn who levelled the scoring before half time.

A Mark Egan strike midway through the second half sealed the win for the home side.

In the only other game in the Sligo Southern Hotel Super League St Johns were the hosts to Strand Celtic at the Astro Pitch in Cleveragh. It was St Johns Keith Lynch who put them ahead with his effort in the 37th minute.

In the second half, Strand Celtic were awarded a penalty kick and Barry O'Mahony levelled the score from the spot. Callum Burns put Strand in the lead with his effort mid way through the second half.

Barry O'Mahony completed Strand Celtic's victory when they were awarded another penalty in the 80th minute. In the Andrew Mullens Sligo Pallets Premier League, Real Tubber V Benbulben FC and Dromore Villa V Coolaney were unfortunately postponed due to pitches being unplayable following the recent weather conditions.

Cartron United saw of the visit of Chaffpool United. Despite the visitors scoring after three minutes through Damien Watters, Kevin Buckley levelled the scoring and this was followed with a goal from Gavin McDonagh to give Cartron the lead at halftime. Goals in the second half from Enda McGowan and a second on the day for Gavin McDonagh secured the victory for Cartron Utd.MCR took all three points in the Home game against Cliffoney Celtic. A hattrick on the day for Wayne Conway and a goal from Keith Nibbs was enough to secure the win.

Alan Harrison did pull two goals back for Cliffoney Celtic in the last couple of minutes. Gurteen Celtic played their game in Cleveragh Astro pitch against Merville United and it was Merville who proved too strong on the day for their opponents with a convincing win. Four Goals scored in each half gave Merville their victory. The scores on the day were Ben McGarry and Ryan Hargadon with two each and one each from Adam Lynch, Paul Lynch, Bradley Foley, and Ryan McManus.

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