Sligo Leitrim & District Soccer League round-up

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Boyle Celtic continued their unbeaten start to the season when they recorded an impressive 2-0 win at home to Strand Celtic. After a scoreless first half Boyle were presented to open the scoring 10 minutes into the second half but Brian McCrann’s penalty was brilliantly saved by Stephen Heraghty.

That miss was soon forgotten as Conor McGowan gave Boyle Celtic the lead 20 minutes from the end and Luka Roddy scored shortly before the end to maintain Boyle’s unbeaten run.

Ballisodare United are now joint leaders of the Super League after their emphatic 6-2 victory away to Yeats United in Carney.

An Owen Nicholson hat-trick helped made the long trip to Kilglass Inishscrone United a very profitable for a rampant Calry Bohs who won 3-0.

Cartron United travelled to Brother Walfrid Park and emerged victorious with a very impressive 5-0 win. Elsewhere, the City United versus St John’s A was abandoned by referee Thomas Oates with City leading by three goals to one. The league management committee now await the officials report.

In the Sligo Pallets Premier League, Manor Rangers were on the wrong side of a five goal thriller against MCR in Sean Fallon Park with the Manor goal coming from Gary Hickey.

Early pace-setters Carrick Town suffered their first defeat of the campaign against new table toppers Glenview Stars, losing 2-1. Carrick Town’s goal was scored by Niall Flanagan.

Strand Celtic beat Boyle Celtic reserves 3-2 while Chafpool United drew 1-1 with Real Tubber and a late Ross Donovan goal saw Gurteen Celtic defeat Ballygawley Celtic 1-0.

Elsewhere Dromore Villa were victorious by the odd goal in five against Cliffoney Celtic.

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St John’s B retain their unbeaten record after pulsating 3-3 draw with Merville United.

Arrow Harps proved to be too strong for Aclare Celtic as they ran out 4-0 winners while it was a day to forget for Leitrim Villa who were comprehensively beaten, losing 7-1 to Easkey Harps. Leitrim Villa’s goal came courtesy of Rafa Nazaruk.