Limerick Soccer - Big guns advance in FAI Junior Cup

Corbally United's Ben Savage stretches to win this header during his side's FAI Junior Cup clash with Pike Rovers
LIMERICK’S top sides have advanced in the FAI Junior Cup.

LIMERICK’S top sides have advanced in the FAI Junior Cup.

Pike Rovers 2 Corbally United 0

Pike Rovers sealed their place in the next round of the FAI Junior Cup but were made to work in a 2-0 win over Corbally in round three.

Kieran O’Hanlon converted a 55th minute penalty to give Pike the lead. Ten minutes from time, Pat Mullins sealed the win and Rovers’ passage to the next round.

Holycross 0 Fairview Rgs 5

Fairview secured a clash with Janesboro and a facile 5-0 win in Holycross.

Nathan O’Callaghan and Christy Doyle netted two each and Nathan Clancy rounded off the scoring.

Athlunkard Villa 3 Dromore 1

A Pat Whelan was the hat trick hero as Athlunkard progress to the next round.

Liam Kerwin responded for the division 4 side who had an impressive display from ‘keeper Tom Mescall.

Prospect 0 Hill Celtic 1

Hill Celtic set up a fourth round tie with Moyross after a 1-0 win. Adrian Mitchell scored the winner.

FAI 4th Round Draw

Granville Rangers v Carew Park; Charleville v Knockainey; Regional Utd v Athlunkard; Fairview v Janesboro; Caherdavin Celtic v Pike Rovers; Moyross Utd v Hill Celtic.

Munster Junior Cup

Regional 3 Fairview B 1

Premier division Regional made it to round three with this victory. Ollie O’Driscoll gave them the lead before Kieran Long equalised.

Kieran Sweeney and Brian Aherne goals gave United the win.

Geraldines 1 Castle Rvs 0

Premier side Geraldines needed an extra time Bobby Tier goal to see off 2B’s Castle Rovers.

Newport 3 Regional B 3 (Newport won on penalties)

Newport will play Summerville’s second XI in the next round after a penalty shoot out win.

Keeper Mark Barry was the hero saving twice in the shoot out.

Mungret Reg 3 Coonagh 0

Barry Danagher, Eugene McNamara and Keith McNicholas all scored as Mungret progressed to the next round.

Chalreville 3 Lisnagry 2

The county Cork side progressed thanks to goals from Martin Strahr, Martin O’Brien and Shane Dillon.

Herbertstown 4 Granville B 2 (aet)

Herbertstown needed goals from Conor Burke and Keith Mawdsely in extra time to reach the next stage of the competition.

Munster Junior Cup 3rd Round Draw

Shannon Town v Moyross Utd; Summerville B v Newport Town; Janesboro v Charleville; Corbally Utd v Regional Utd; Aisling v Summerville A; Mungret Reg v Fairview Rgs A or Pike Rvs A; Geraldines A v Herbertstown.

Premier League

Carew Park 3 Moyross 0

A Darren O’Sullivan hat trick was the difference between the sides as Carew secured all three points.

Knockainey 0 Janesboro 4

A big away win for Janesboro as Tom Clarke, Lee O’Mara, Shane Clarke and Shane Waters all got on the scoresheet.

Aisling Annacotty 1 Summerville Rvs 3

A James Clancy hat trick gave Summerville the spoils to get out of the drop zone in the Premier League.

Division 1A

Caherdavin and Granville Rgs shared the spoils as did Caherconlish and Hospital. There were wins for Wembley Rvs and Kilmallock.

Division 1B

Ballynanty Rvs won the only game played in the third tier beating Murroe 3-0.

Division 2A

Shelbourne and Geraldines both added three points to their tallies with wins on Sunday.

Division 2B

Caledonians, Shannon Town, Glenview and Summerville all had win with Summerville scoring eight times against Prospect Priory.

Division 3A

Croom, Kilmallock and Newport all secured wins. Knockainey and Murroe shared the spoils.

Division 3B

Pallasgreen and Coonagh both won their games. Bruff and Athlunkard share eight goals in a thriller.

Division 4

Caledonians, Mungret and Shelbourne all secured three points. Croom and Northside was called off.