Sligo Leitrim Soccer round-up

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Boyle Celtic continued their amazing start to their league campaign with their fifth win in as many matches and have now scored 15 goals and conceded just three. The Boyle Celtic scorers in the 3-1 in were Aaron Calpin, Lee McKillen and Niall Brennan.

Aughanagh Celtic are now in second position and remain in contention to derail Boyle’s hopes of league glory as they remain unbeaten after five games after last weekend’s 3-2 win over Ballisodare United.

St John’s A proved too strong for Calry Bohs winning 4-1 and they now lie in fourth position in the Super League table.

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Carrick Town share the lead in the Premier League after their 4-0 win over MCR. The opening goal was a 40 yard screamer from Liam McTiernan and that was followed by goals from Dan Flanagan and a Stephen Sirle brace.

Real Tubber share the top spot after their 3-2 win over Strand Celtic reserves and also level at the top on 10 points are Dromore Villa who were awarded all three points when Ballygawley Celtic’s pitch was deemed unplayable.

Elsewhere Gurteen Celtic and Cliffoney Celtic shared the points in a goalless encounter while Boyle Celtic Reserves were 4-2 winners when they hosted Chaffpool United.

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Arrow Harps’ incredible 5-4 win away to Coolaney United sees them in top spot in Division One

Elsewhere Easkey Harps continued their winning ways winning 2-1 at home against the ever improving Aclare Celtic while it was a day to forget for Leitrim Villa who were on the wrong end of a 7-0 scoreline against Merville United

In the FAI Junior Cup City United with five goals from Christopher Kelly a Ross Mc Laughlin hat trick that included a penalty plus an Aaron Murrin strike made the trip to Kilkerrin United a profitable One.

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City United advanced to the next round as they proved much too strong for Moore United but there was no such joy for the other local teams as both Glenview Stars and Strand Celtic exited the competition.

Glenview were beaten 4-2 after extra-time by Castlerea Celtic while Strand Celtic were beaten on penalties by Kilkerrin United.