Pat Sheehan rounds up all the soccer action from the Limerick District League Premier Division from the last week.
Geraldines 4 Kilmallock 3
Two second half goals by Derek Hannon proved crucial in this thrilling Premier tie in Rathuard on Sunday.
Anthony Punch put the visitors in front before Richie Flynn levelled matters for Dines.
The impressive Niall Hanley put Kilmallock back in front but just before the break Christy Oâ€™Neill equalised.
Derek Hannon with a cracker put Dines in front after the restart but with a few minutes remaining Rob Hanley looked to have sealed a point for Kilmallock. However in the last minute ace poacher Hannon struck the winner.
Geraldines - Keith McCarthy; Wayne Lee; Stuart Byrnes; Tom Oâ€™Grady; Ian Storan; Danny Oâ€™Neill; Christy Oâ€™Neill; Jamie McMahon; Derek Daly; Derek Hannon; Richie Flynn. Subs: Eddie Lee; Alan Morton; George Daffy
Kilmallock - Peter Murphy; Finbar Hanley; John Heffernan; Mark Heffernan; Niall Hanley; Peter Ryan; Shane Finn; Rob Hanley.
Carew Park 4 Aisling Annacotty 1
Carew Park moved to within a point of Pike Rvs when they easily accounted for Aisling at Carew Park on Sunday.
A diving header from Jamie Oâ€™Sullivan put Carew on their way but John Okoro fired Aisling level before half time.
After the break Jonathon Grant restored Carewâ€™s lead and then Gary Griffin scored from a penalty to make it 3-1. Pat Boyle completed the scoring 15 minutes from the end.
Carew Park - Gordon Stewart; Francis Kett; Brendan Cleary; Gary Griffin; Mark Keane; Brian Aherne; Cyril Maher; Jamie Oâ€™Sullivan; Jonathon Grant; John Boyle; Pat Boyle. Subs: Mark Slattery
Aisling Annacotty - John Chawke; Philip Byrnes; Mike Barry; Anthony McDonnell; Dara Droog; Jason Sheehan; Chumkwa Manjor; Conor McCullogh; John Okoro; Evan Oâ€™Neill; Eoin Gunnigle.
Regional Utd 0 Fairview Rgs 2
Another impressive win for Fairview places them a point behind leaders Pike Rvs.
Lucca Tedde put Fairview into a first half lead and after the break a foul on John Mullane presented Colin Scanlon with a penalty kick which he converted to secure the points.
Regional Utd - Sean Sheehy; Jamie Richardson; Fergal Blake; Ian Hughes; Jack Molyneaux; Peter Nash; Kieran Oâ€™Connell; Jimmy Bourke; Shane Oâ€™Doherty; Paudie Walsh; Declan Nash. Subs: David Cowpar; Darren Naughton; Shane Oâ€™Connor
Fairview Rgs - Jamie Stewart; Jason Mullins; Damien Moloney; John Mullane; Mike Ryan; Shane Power; Dean McNamara; Colin Scanlon; Lucca Tedde; Derek Oâ€™Hanlon; Mark McGrath. Subs: Ryan Meagher; Darren Nolan; Conor McCormack
Janesboro 8 Shannon Hibs 1
Janesboro proved much too strong for a Shannon side still struggling to come to terms with life in the top flight. Shane Clarke bagged a hat trick, Shane Waters scored two while Wayne Oâ€™Donovan, Kevin Barry and Dave Roche completed the rout.
Janesboro: - Darren Glasheen; Wayne Oâ€™Donovan; Aled Harkin; Aidan Hurley; David Donnan; Dave Roche; Shane Waters; Conor Lynch; Shane Clarke; Kevin Barry; Lee Oâ€™Mara. Subs: Dave McCarthy
Wembley Rvs 1 Ballynanty Rovers 2
Two goals from Alex Purcell saw Ballynanty Rs to victory over Wembley Rvs at Ratyhuard.
Despite playing the second half with ten men, Balla held out despite Brian Finneganâ€™s late consolation goal.
Wembley Rvs - Ray Oâ€™Connell; Diarmuid Green; Gary Joyce; Pat Sheahan; Brian Finnegan; Dave Quinn; Joey Sheahan; Barry Dillon; Paul McCormack; Rob McLoughlin; Keith Ryan. Subs: Gavin Coleman; Mike Ryan; Andy Murphy
Ballynanty Rovers - Stephen McNamara; Ken Meehan; Jamie Enright; David Dunphy; Tom Daly; Alex Purcell; Bobby Griffin; Brian Doran; Jason Hughes; Frank Lee; Shane Guerin. Subs: Adam Frahill
Ballynanty Rovers 2 Carew Park 2
Carew Park salvaged a point from their tussle with Ballynanty Rvs in dramatic style in this Premier League tie at Shelbourne Park on Thursday evening.
With a minute left to play Ballynanty Rvs deservedly led 2-1 when Stephen Grant headed home in a crowded goalmouth.
Carew took an early lead when Jonathon Grant fired home inside five minutes. The visitors played well in the opening 15 minutes but Balla slowly fought their way back into the tie and deservedly equalised on the stroke of half time when Bobby Griffin reacted quickest to put the finishing touch to Ken Meehanâ€™s long throw in.
With Frank Lee dominant up front, it was no surprise when Balla took the lead, Shane Guerin heading in from close range at a corner kick.
With time virtually up Carew were awarded a free kick from which Stephen Grant snatched a point for his side.
Ballynanty Rovers - Stephen McNamara; Ken Meehan; Jamie Enright; David Dunphy; Tom Daly; Bobby Griffin; Shane Guerin; Jason Hughes; Alex Purcell; Frank Lee; Brian Doran. Subs: Adam Frahill
Carew Park - Gordon Stewart; Francis Kett; Mark Slattery; Mark Keane; Gary Griffin; John Boyle; Pat Boyle; Stephen Grant; Jamie Oâ€™Sullivan; Jonathon Grant; Dale McNamara. Subs: Ronan Power; Cyril Maher; Brian Aherne
Fairview Rgs 2 Janesboro 2
Another game that produced a last minute equaliser was the clash of Fairview and Janesboro. Colin Scanlon put Fairview in front but Christy Doyle equalised after good work buy Shane Clarke.
Doyle, playing against his old team mates put Boro in front with a diving header eith 15 minutes to go but in the last minute Colm Heffernanâ€™s surging run ended with a cross that saw Scanlon dive to head a dramatic equaliser.
Fairview Rgs - Jamie Stewart; Jason Mullins; Craig Madigan; Niall Mullen; Mike Ryan; Colm Heffernan; Darren Nolan; Dean McNamara; Mark McGrath; Colin Scanlon; Lucca Tedde. Subs: Shane Power; Derek Oâ€™Hanlon
Janesboro - John Ryan; Wayne Oâ€™Donovan; Aled Harkin; Wayne Colbert; Aidan Hurley; Thomas Lyons; David Donnan; Dave McCarthy; Shane Clarke; Christy Doyle; Shane Waters. Subs: Kevin Barry; Mouslim Mousserine; Conor Lynch
Corbally Utd 2 Shannon Hibs 0
Corbally picked up their second win of the season with a 2-0 win over Shannon Hibs on Thursday. Scoreless at the break, Barry Hartnett opened the scoring after the restart and Darren Oâ€™Sullivan netted the insurance goal afterwards.
Corbally Utd - Adrian Duhig; Glen Carroll; Darren Hanley; Jimmy Fyffe; Barry Hartnett; Conor McCormack; Mike Crowley; Fionn Oâ€™Dea; Evan Oâ€™Mara; Darren Oâ€™Sullivan; Ken Nealon. Subs: Ben Savage; Dave Oâ€™Gorman; Dermot Hughes
Kilmallock 1 Regional Utd 3
Despite being short a number of players, Regional put in a fine showing to take the points against Kilmallock on Thursday. Paudie Walsh, Darren Naughton and Declan Nash had Regional three in front by the break and Niall Hanley pulled one back for the home side.
Regional Utd - Sean Sheehy; Peter Nash; Jamie Richardson; Ian Hughes; Fergal Blake; Danny Colbert; Shane Oâ€™Doherty; Jimmy Bourke; Darren Naughton; Declan Nash; Paudie Walsh. Subs: Shane Oâ€™Donoghue; Mike Aherne
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