Arra Rovers travelled to Castlelyons for this FAI Junior Cup game against Castlebridge Celtic and came away with a hard earned one nil victory over the Cork side, a tight affair throughout saw Cathal O’Brien score the all-important goal midway through the opening half.
Premier Division League
Cloughjordan came out on top against Thurles Town in this league fixture played in Cloughjordan, the home side got an ideal start when Darren Killackey rattled the net after five minutes. Thurles Town levelled with a Robbie Jordan penalty. The outcome was in the balance after this, however Michael Costello crashed home the winner in the 81st minute. Sallypark outplayed Rearcross on a three nil score line in this Premier league tie played in Sallypark on Sunday morning. The home side enjoyed the better of the exchanges in the opening half before David Keogh scored the opener just before the break. It was more of the same in the second period as the hosts raced in to a two nil lead when Paddy Ronan got on the end of Matty Ryan’s cross to head between the posts. David Keogh left no way back for the visitors with a smashing finish in the 70th minute to send Rearcross home empty handed. The winning ways continued for BT Harps with a two nil away win over Moneygall last Sunday, Dean McEnroe drove home the opener on the fifteen minute mark with a cracking effort from all of twenty five yards. The Templemore side went in at half time with a two nil lead courtesy of a James Kavanagh header on the thirty minute mark. Moneygall tried hard in the second half, however BT Harps defended sternly to secure the win. Nenagh Celtic ran out comfortable 6-1 winners over Lough Derg at the Clare venue last Sunday, Davie Walsh chalked up a brace while Mark Walsh, Stephen Flynn, Craig Connolly and Enrico Casey were also on target. Thomas Grace scored the Lough Derg consolation goal from the spot.