Sport

Roscommon and District League Round-up

Oct 24, 2022 11:58 By Dave Hooper
Roscommon and District League Round-up
Share this article

Roscommon and District League Round-up

Owing to a mixture of bad weather and bereavements only a limited number of games were played in the Roscommon and District League over the weekend.

St Johns Athletic go top of the Premier division following a hard earned 3-2 win over Castleplunket side C.P Ajax at Lecarrow.

The hosts were outstanding in the first-half, goals from Caimin Boldan Eamon Harney and Cian Kelly saw them lead 3-0 at half-time.

Advertisement

C.P Ajax were the better side after the restart. Ajax pulled two goals back through the ever reliable Damien Boyle but the hosts held out for victory.

Boyle Celtic are in third place; three points behind the leaders and one behind Ballinasloe Town, having played a game less. Boyle beat Kilkerrin 3–0 at Lecarrow. Callum Andrews and Daniel Hughes gave Boyle a 2-0 half-time lead, Shane Battles added a third in the second-half.

In Division one Cloonfad United moved into second place, three points behind Shiven Rovers with a game in hand.

Advertisement

Cloonfad had a good 4-2 win over Ballinasloe Town at Ballinasloe. Conor Flynn gave Cloonfad the lead after six minutes. Ballinasloe were 2–1 ahead on 38 minutes thanks to Dylan Keane and Niall Stack.

Within a minute Conor Flynn scored again and Dean Coyne added another to give Cloonfad a 3–2 half-time lead. Conor Flynn completed his hat-trick after the break.

Cam Celtic had an impressive 5–3 win away to Ballymoe F.C. Cam took up where they left off last weekend despite the pouring rain and were 4–0 ahead at half-time.

Advertisement

Keelan Byrne opened the scoring with a close range shot after 15 minutes. Robbie Fallon added a superb second and David Cunniffe and Gareth Mulligan both scored before the break.

Ballymoe were a different side after the restart, Daniel Malone, Damien Goggins and David Swift pulled three goals back. However Jamie Curley sealed a win for Cam when he scored with five minutes remaining.

In division two Glen Celtic scored their first win of the season with a last minute winner. Ryan McHugh scored the winner for the Glenamaddy side against St Johns Athletic at the League grounds Lecarrow.

Advertisement

Skyvalley Rovers beat St Cuans / Ahascragh United 1–0 at Onagh Park Taughmaconnell. Kenneth Kenny scored the only goal of the game.

In the Women’s League; Cam Celtic are four points clear at the top of the table after a 3-1 win over Boyle Celtic at Lecarrow.

This was a very evenly contested game with both teams playing excellent football in ideal conditions. The real difference was the strong running of player of the game Sarah O’Rourke who scored a hat-trick.

Advertisement

O’Rourke was ably assisted by Alaine Morris, Marian Nolan and Rebecca Collins who played really well for the side. Leah McCawley got Boyle Celtic’s goal.

Castlerea Celtic travelled to Ballinasloe Town and came away with a 6-3 win over a spirited home side.

Ballinasloe were 2–1 down at half-time but fell away near the end of the 90. Shelly Taylor scored five and Sarah Diggins the other for Castlerea. Amy Coyne, Pam Nee and Amanda Lynch replying for Ballinasloe Town.

Tags used in this article
Share this article
Advertisement
Advertisement

Shannonside Newsletter

Sign up now to keep up to date with the latest news.

Processing your request...

You are subscribed now! please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Copyright © 2024 Shannonside FM. Developed by Square1 and Powered by PublisherPlus