? Aaron Lynch Photography Fletcher Fynn (O’ Brien Scaffolding FC) shows off this sharp shooting against Jason O’Neill Electrical FC during last weekend’s Premier Division encounter.
FAI Centenary Junior Cup – First Round
Carrigaline Utd. A 2 – 3 Doolan’s Cow (AET)
DOOLAN’S COW needed extra-time to squeeze past MJL First Division opponents Carrigaline United A in their Umbro FAI Junior Cup first round tie at Ballea Pk. last Friday night, writes Finbarr Buckley.
The visitors went in one in the 25th minute through Jamie Murphy who latched on to a long clearance by goalkeeper Dylan O’Leary to coolly finish. United got back on level terms on the hour through Ryan McCarthy before Callum Murphy put Carrigaline in front with a sublime finish. Ten minutes later James Cotter to get on the end of a Stephen McCarthy cross to equalize in the 76th minute.In the first-half of extra-time, Murphy, with his goal 19th goal of the season, headed in Aaron Hennessy’s cross past Kealan Daly.
Kilumney 4 – 3 Finbarr Galvin’s Derrow Rovs
Kilumney edged out Derrow Rovers in a seven goal thriller at the Farm. Jason McSweeney (3) and Dave McSweeney scored for the hosts with Matthew Maiden, Ben Sherlock and Rory Galvin on target for Rovers.
Harp Celtic 0 – 2 Wilton Utd
Davie O’Mahony’s Harp had it all to do against Wilton Utd. but performed heroically despite being without a number of first team regulars. Conor Ryan capitalized on sloppy defending to give the visitors a first-half lead and a late Aaron Cooney second sealed United’s passage to the next round. The margin of victory might have been more but for the excellence of Celtic keeper Darren Keegan and defenders Ian O’Mahony and Aaron Rawley.
Leeside 1 – 1 UCC Utd (AET) (UCC won 4-3 on pens.)
A Dom MacHale equalizing penalty set up twenty further minutes of extra-time before United prevailed in the shoot-out to progress.
District 11 1 – 6 Coachford
Dean Mooney scored for District in their defeat to AUL premier opponents Coachford at the G.A.C.A. Grds.
Martin Harvey Solicitors 0 – 2 Everton
Dave O’Leary, Liam Coleman and Barry McCarthy shone for MHS in the defeat to Everton whose scorers included Luke Forde and Aaron Kelleher.
Marlboro Trust 1 – 2Blarney Utd (AET)
Tom Frawley’s 20th minute free-kick was quickly cancelled out before a close encounter was decided in the first-half of extra-time.
Sports Gear Direct First Division
Brew Boys 5 – 0 The Weigh Inn Dripsey
In-form Brew Boys cut the gap at the top to three points following a fifth win in-a-row. Dan Tuircan, Adam Byrne, Gavin Quirke, Seam Hamelin and Michael Ahern were among the goals for Anthony Cody’s charges.
Lion’s Den 3 – 0 TELUS International
Lion’s Den opened up a five point lead at the top overnight by registering their sixth consecutive win. A Sam Kelleher strike on the half hour separated the teams at half-time before goals from Terence McSweeney on the hour and David Gaffney with ten minutes remaining brought the winner’s total to twenty-one scored in their six opening matches.
Cork Hospitals 3 – 4 Co. Council
Cork Hospitals rallied from 4-1 down to goals from Mario Focsa (2). Kieran O’Regan and Ritchie Murphy only to narrowly miss out on a draw. Tadhg Whelan, Dave Grufferty and Rory McCarthy netted for home outfit.
VIP Barbers 1 – 3 Trend Micro
Trend Micro climbed three places to fifth courtesy of a 3-1 win over bottom club VIP Barbers. Vitor Granga, Jose Guerra and Paolo Laprida Canelo were on target for the visitors. Alex O’Dea replied with the consolation for the hosts
Daz Barbers 2 – 1 Suro Cars
Daz Barbers moved up to second in the table with a fourth win in six. Jonah Delaney and Charlie O’Carroll netted for the winners with former Tile King and EMC striker Gearoid Collins replying for the visitors. Damien Doody and Jay Clow impressed in the middle for the Barbers.
Sports Gear Direct Premier Division
Jason O’Neill Electrical 3 – 7 OBS
OBS got off the mark at the fourth attempt with a morale boosting win over JONE. Goals from Jamie O’Connell, Shane Creech, Niall O’Brien and Creech again had the visitors four up before Darren McCarthy reduced the deficit on the stroke of half-time. After an own goal pulled another back for JONE, Creech and Fletcher Fynn tagged on further goals for the away side. The scoring continued later into the match with JONE’s Shane O’Brien and Flynn exchanging further goals to bring the curtain on a ten-goal encounter.
Satellite Taxis 2 – 1 Healy O’Connor Solicitors
Goals from Damien O’Mahony and Breffni McCarthy maintained Satellite’s unbeaten start to the season which has now stretched to nine wins in league and shield.