Limerick Soccer - Aisling Annacotty crash out of FAI Junior Cup

Pat Sheehan rounds up all the local action in the FAI Junior Cup last weekend where the biggest shock was Granville Rangers 3-2 win over Aisling Annacotty.

Pat Sheehan rounds up all the local action in the FAI Junior Cup last weekend where the biggest shock was Granville Rangers 3-2 win over Aisling Annacotty.

Aisling Annacotty 2 Granville Rgs 3

The FAI Junior Cup in general went to script with all the big guns making it through.

The one surprise was the defeat of Aisling Annacotty by Div 1A side Granville Rgs.

Ken O’Donoghue put Rangers in front and an own goal doubled their lead before Anthony McDonnell pulled one back.

Evan O’Neill levelled the tie after the break but substitute Cian Byrnes clinched a late winner.

Aisling Annacotty - Ciaran McGlynn; John Humphries; Sean Ryan; Dara Droog; Anthony McDonnell; Chumkwa Manjor; Conor McCullogh; Eoin Gunnigle; Martin Ryan; Philip Byrnes; Evan O’Neill. Subs: David Njuki; Darren Harrington

Granville Rgs - Rob Power; John Cahill; Jon Togher; Ollie Kenny; Evan Hehir; Stephen Cahill; Neil McGourty; Brian O’Doherty; Mark McDonnell; Ken O’Donoghue; Liam Quinn. Subs: Cian Byrnes; Barry Lipper; Niall Doran

Caherconlish 3 Fairview Rgs 6

Fairview looked to be coasting when goals from Shane Power, Craig Madigan (2) and Colin Scanlon saw them lead Caherconlish 4-1.

However a good comeback by the home side brought them to within a goal before Fairview added on another couple through Scanlon and Darren Noland.

Liam McMahon (2) and Mark Ryan netted for Caherconlish.

Fairview Rgs - Jamie Stewart; Jason Mullins; Niall Mullen; Brian Fitzgerald; Mike Ryan; Shane Power; Craig Madigan; Colm Heffernan; Dean McNamara; Colin Scanlon; Mark McGrath. Subs: Darren Nolan; Karl Turner

Janesboro 4 Wembley Rvs 2

JANESBORO bounced back well from last weeks defeat to Carew Park by beating fellow Premier side Wembley Rvs 4-2.

Conor Lynch with a diving header put Boro in front. Shane Clarke made it two before Eddie Mulcahy reduced the deficit.

Clarke scored again after the break and David Donnan made it 4-1. Seamus Mulcahy netted a late consolation goal for Rovers.

Janesboro - Darren Glasheen; Wayne O’Donovan; Aled Harkin; Aidan Hurley; Pat McGarry; Adrian Healy; Shane Waters; David Donnan; Shane Clarke; Conor Lynch; Dave Roche. Subs: Willie Hayes; Kevin Barry; Patrick Stanislewski

Wembley Rvs - Ray O’Connell; Eoin O’Sullivan; Gary Joyce; Diarmuid Green; Pat Sheahan; Eddie Mulcahy; Seamus Mulcahy; Barry Dillon; Joey Sheahan; Alan Wallace; Paul McCormack. Subs: Keith Ryan; Rob McLoughlin; Kevin O’Doherty

Shannon Hibs 2 Kilmallock 1

THE second all-Premier game brought some welcome relief to Shannon Hibs who chalked up their first win of the season against Kilmallock.

Seamus Farrell and Brian McGorrian were the winning marksmen.

Abbey Rvs 1 Corbally Utd 5

AN early goal by Jimmy Fyffe put Corbally on their way away versus Abbey Rvs.

A brace from Darren O’Sullivan, Fearghal O’Connell and Evan O’Mara also scored for the winners; Brian Muldoon netted a late reply for Abbey.

Corbally Utd - Adrian Duhig; Darren Hanley; James Ryan; Jimmy Fyffe; Glen Carroll; Dave O’Gorman; Fearghal O’Connell; Fionn O’Dea; Ian Dunworth; Darren O’Sullivan; Ken Nealon.

Hill Celtic 0 Carew Park 6

THE local derby in Southill never lived up to it’s pre match billing with Carew Park winning quite easily. Jonathon Grant bagged a hat trick with Kyle McCarthy, Jamie Kelly and Jon Somers completing the rout.

Carew Park - Ronan Power; Mark Slattery; Brian McSweeney; Cyril Maher; Mark Keane; Stephen Grant; Pat Boyle; Dale McNamara; Kyle McCarthy; Jon Somers; Jonathon Grant. Subs: Jamie Kelly; Dean Finnan; Francis Kett

Pike Rovers 6 Newport 2

PIKE Rvs advanced to Round Two with a 6-2 win over Newport in Crossagalla.

Keith Hartnett and Dave Ryan scored two apiece with Alan Barry and John Tierney also netting for the winners.

Brian O’Sullivan and Mike O’Brien scored for a gritty Newport XI.

Pike RoverS - Gary Neville; Gavin O’Shea; Eddie O’Donovan; Martin Deedy; Colm Enright; Paul Doona; Keith Hartnett; John Tierney; Eoin Hanrahan; Alan Barry; Dave Ryan. Subs: Jason Heffernan; Mike Lipper

St Pauls 2 Summerville Rvs 5

Summerville advanced with a 5-2 win over Div 3A side St Pauls. Gary Rainsford scored twice as did Des Quinlivan with Neil O’Brien completing the scoring for the winners.

Shelbourne 3 Caherdavin Celtic 4

Shelbourne pushed neighbours Caherdavin all the way in this tie before the Div 1A side pulled away in extra time. Ralph Judge (2), Richie Fitzgerald and a cracker from Karl Meehan made up the Caherdavin tally. Ger Frawley, Sam Egan and an own goal was the Shels reply.

Athlunkard Villa 1 Mungret Reg 3

Mungret recorded their expected win over Athlunkard in Lee Estate. Jack O’Donovan, Pat O’Donoghue and Eugene McNamara scored for the winners; Ian Collins replied.

Hyde Rgs 4 Caledonians 1

HYDE Rgs made a shrewd signing in former Geraldine’s player Liam Lenihan and the striker repaid the favour netting twice in a 4-1 win over Cals. Dean Phillips and Mike Kelly were also on the mark for Hyde who incidentally play Geraldines in the next round.

Croom Utd 2 Charleville 4

Eoin Burchill and Brendan O’Connor scored for Div 4 side Croom but they fell 4-2 to Charleville courtesy of Martin Strhar, Shane Dillon and a Gary Ward double.

Coonagh Utd 2 Bruff Utd 4

A cracking tie in Coonagh was closer than the score suggests. Paddy Kelly put Bruff ahead before Gordon McKevitt equalised. An own goal restored Bruff’s advantage but again Gary Kelly levelled the tie. Niall Burchill and Kelly with a second tilted the tie Bruff’s way.

Kennedy Park 3 Herbertstown 1

Stephen Calvert, Eddie Shine and Dave Campbell were on target as Kennedy Park beat Herbertstown.

Castle Utd 0 Hospital 7

Barry Ryan scored four times to bring his tally for the season to 16 in eight games. Just behind him was Shaun O’Brien who nabbed a hat trick as Hospital put seven past Castle without reply.

Holycross 3 Cappamore 2

Denis Fitzgerald and Jonathan Barrett scored for Cappamore on their trip to Holycross but Cian Madden, Richie Ryan and an own goal went one better to give the home side passage to round two.

Southend 3 Parkville 2

Southend kept up their good form and progressed with a hard earned win over Parkville Wayne Cronin, Dean Hogan and Greg Grant were on the mark for the winners.

Weston Villa 2 Lisnagry 4

Weston Villa fell to Lisnagry in Cals in a fine cup tie. Pat O’Donoghue and Edward Madigan scored for Villa but goals from Paudie Byrnes, Danny Coffey, Jason Keane and Mark Quinlivan gave Lisnagry victory.

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