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Kilmore and Campile all set for shoot-out in Wexford’s over-35 soccer league



The penultimate round of the Over-35 soccer league fixtures took place on Friday, with teams vying for the top four positions and qualification to the knockout stages of the league cup.

In Group A it will be a final day shoot-out between Kilmore and Campile to see who finishes in top spot as both sides maintained their one hundred per cent records when recording wins.

Campile hosted Rosslare and after a tense encounter the home side prevailed 2-0 with the goals coming from Adrian ‘Panther’ Flynn and Emmet Dunning.

Kilmore travelled to Danescastle to play Corach. The home side had been in fine form of late, knocking out cup favourites Enniscorthy in the first round two weeks earlier on the back of successive league wins.

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However, after a hard-fought, physical encounter, the away side maintained their unbeaten start to the league with a 3-2 win. Mark Colfer and an own goal accounted for the home side’s tally, but James Lowry with a brace and Cormac Power ensured Kilmore went home with the points.

In the group’s other game, Duncannon hosted Cushinstown and kept their hopes of finishing in the top four alive, running out 2-0 winners. Mikey Banville and an own goal accounted for their tally.

In Group B, Arklow missed the chance to go top as they were beaten on the road against Curracloe who picked up their first win.

This game prouced end-to-end action, with the home side prevailing 5-3 in an eight-goal thriller. Gary Murphy (2), Damien Logan, Chris Gordon and Darragh Connor were on target for the winners, with Mick Wolohan, Gerry Geraghty and Richie Goodship replying for Arklow.

Taghmon travelled to Newbawn and returned home with their first win of the season as they defeated the home side Adamstown in a tight game, with Anthony Breen scoring the only goal.

Courtown Hibs prevailed at home with a 2-1 win against a good Forth Celtic side. Ian Reynolds and Michael Kinsella were on target for Hibs, and Kevin Price replied for Forth.

Fixtures (July 1, all 7.30 p.m. kick-offs) - Group A: Kilmore v. Campile; Cushinstown v. Fastnet; Rosslare v. Duncannon; Group B: Arklow v. Enniscorthy; Forth Celtic v. Adamstown; Taghmon v. Curracloe.