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Bohs march on

Soccer round-up


Conor Bruce of Moyne Rangers is tracked by Eddie Black of Shamrock Rovers.

Conor Bruce of Moyne Rangers is tracked by Eddie Black of Shamrock Rovers.

Conor Bruce of Moyne Rangers is tracked by Eddie Black of Shamrock Rovers.


LFA Junior Cup

Wexford Bohs marched on to the last 32 of the Oneills.com LFA Junior Cup with a 4-1 win over Raheny United on Sunday.

Johnny Conway, Ciarán Paige, Seán Pailing and Craig Kelly all got on the scoresheet for Bohs.

North End United are also in the fourth round, proving much too good for Kilcullen AFC on Saturday as they ran out 5-1 winners.

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Joey Jackson, Danny Furlong, John Lester, Lee Wadding-Byrne and Ciarán Carthy all scored for the Sky Blues.

Meanwhile, Gorey Rangers overcame Kells Celtic 3-0 in their second round tie, with Gary Murphy, Joe Bolger and Gavin O’Brien (penalty) getting their goals.

Premier Division

Courtown Hibs continued their solid start to the season with a comprehensive 5-0 win over Bridge Rovers on Sunday.

Des Wolohan and Glen Hughes both netted doubles for the north county men, with Adam Roche also getting in on the act.

Forth Celtic moved into fourth place in the division with a 3-2 win over bottom side Campile United. Danny O’Brien bagged a double for the Murrintown men, with Kyle Firman adding to their tally and Matt Foley and Tomás Kent replying.

Rosslare Rangers picked up their second victory of the campaign by edging out Ferns United 2-1. Mark Furlong and Rob Cousins scored for the winners, with Ian Byrne replying.

Elsewhere, Shamrock Rovers edged out local rivals Moyne Rangers 3-2 (see focus match).

Division 1

North End United moved three points clear at the top of Division 1 with a 2-0 win over Tombrack United on Sunday.

Brian O’Connor, Ryan Donnelly and Kerill Sutton got the goals for Curracloe United as they moved up to third with a 3-1 win away to New Ross Celtic. Steve O’Leary scored for the hosts.

Corach Ramblers and Bunclody shared the spoils after a 2-2 draw, with the hosts scoring through Cathal Cummins and an own goal and Dion Dunne and Shane Franklin netting for the visitors.

FAI Youth Cup

Goalkeeper Eoin Halligan was the hero for Wexford Albion as they saw off Freebooters 4-3 on penalties in the second round of the FAI Youth Cup.

The netminder saved three penalties in the shoot-out after the sides were deadlocked at 1-1 after extra-time. Ben Power got the goal for Albion.

U-19 League

Enniscorthy Town and Enniscorthy United moved level with Rathnure at the top of the Under-19 League after both registered wins on Saturday.

Town overcame Gorey Celtic 6-1 thanks to a Danny Breen hat-trick, a double from Tommy McVeigh and a Dylan Owens strike.

United had a far more dramatic triumph, with Dylan O’Brien scoring a late free-kick to earn them a 6-5 victory over New Ross Town.

O’Brien had earlier been on the scoresheet, while Gustav Kremins (two), Jack Kearney and Kyle Lynch got their other goals.

Cathal Mooney (two), Cillian Thomas, Mohammed Alhusain and Ziyad Alhusain scored for New Ross Town.

Kilmore United edged out Glynn Barntown 2-1 with goals from Liam Whelan and Danny Roche, while St. Joseph’s chalked up a 6-1 win over Gorey Rangers, with Dylan McEvoy (two), Brendan Tobin, Tomás Whelan, Aaron McKeever and Edward Harney scoring for the Kilmuckridge side.