Sports Gear Direct Premier Division
SCS Crookstown Utd. 4 – 6 Marlboro Trust 6
TWO teams at opposite ends of the division scored ten goals between them in an entertaining contest played on a quagmire at Crookstown Pk. last Sunday morning, writes Finbarr Buckley.
After Conor Murphy opened the scoring after two minutes for United, Marlboro went on to score four unanswered goals from Ronan McBride, Kevin O’Sullivan, Daniel del Blanco and Colin Hewitt before Charles Kenneally reduced the deficit at the interval. Dave O’Halloran’s free-kick set up Kenneally for his second of the contest only for Pedro Pinto to extend Trust’s lead again to two. O’Sullivan completed the scoring with Trust’s sixth in the 86th minute.
UCC Utd. 1 – 2 Satellite Taxis
The top two met at the Farm last Sunday morning in what was an exhilarating contest decided at the death by a late, late winner from. Alex McCarthy. Earlier, Mo El Shouky had given United a first-half lead which was cancelled out by a thunderous free-kick into the top corner by Kevin O’Connor. Satellite keeper Bryan McPolin, Shane Dorgan and Sean O’Connor were inspirational for the visitors.
Doolan’s Cow 4 – 0 Martin Harvey Solicitors
Champions Doolan’s Cow moved ominously to within a point of second placed UCC by hitting MHS for four at Mayfield Community School last Sunday morning. Goals from Jamie Murphy (2), Tony O’Reilly and Jason Creamer brought Doolan’s’ tally in the league so far to twenty-eight in seven matches.
Sports Gear Direct First Division
Cork Hospitals 0 – 1 Longboats
A goal in the 55th minute from Longboats’ Paul Fenn prevented the Hospitals from making it three wins in-a-row for the first time in the league this season.
The Weigh Inn Dripsey 1 – 2 Daz Barbers
A make shift Barbers eleven did enough to stay in the title race with Dean Twomey and Darren Hosford on target for the visitors. James Foley netted from the penalty spot for the home side whose best included Ross Leahy and Frank Field.
Brew Boys 4 – 2 VIP Barbers
Brew Boys registered the double over the Barbers by winning 4-2 at Mayfield Pk. Renato Alves (2), Gavin Quirke, and Eric Roche, on his debut, bagged the goals for the winners who still remain in second spot in the table.
Telus International 0 – 1 Jay Bazz
Jay Bazz are making a habit of winning crucial matches by a solitary goal and this one was no exception as Adam Hegarty well taken finish kept his team on the fringes of the promotion race. Hegarty, Tony Carroll and Aaron excelled for the visitors.