Sligo/Leitrim soccer round-up

Best Western Sligo Southern Hotel Super League

Best Western Sligo Southern Hotel Super League

Calry Bohs Travelled to the Bowl in Boyle to take on Super League leaders Boyle Celtic on Saturday evening and it turned out to be a very entertaining tie. The spoils were equal at the break 1-1, Boyle Celtic took the lead early in the second half but it was a cracker of a strike from Owen Nicholson that guaranteed the visitors a share of the points.

St. Johns A defeated Ballymote Celtic 5-2 drubbing at the Astroturf Pitch in The Sligo I.T while Aughanagh Celtic travelled to sun blessed Strandhill and went away with a 2-0 win piling more pressure on the Seasider’s who have only managed one League Win this season.

City United made the short trip to Ballisodare and showed they are still a dominant force in the Super League, hammering Ballisodare Utd 6-1. Elsewhere Yeats Utd. welcomed Cartron Utd to North Sligo and came out the worst of a game that only produced a single goal. That result sees the top three sides in the Best Western Sligo Southern Hotel Super League, Boyle Celtic, Cartron Utd. and Aughanagh Celtic all level on 17 points.

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Manor Rangers & Ballygawley Celtic battled out a stunning game of football on the Astroturf Facility at the Sligo I.T. on Friday evening which saw Thomas Conlon’s Ballygawley men go home with all three points after an eight goal thriller winning 5-3. Joe Kilcullen bagged a brace while David O Reilly, Keith Hennessy & J.P. Henry scored one each for Celtic. Kyle Kerrigan netted twice and the third a fine strike from “Milo” for The Manor Men.

Strand Celtic Reserves entertained Chaffpool Utd. on the Astroturf Facility at Cleveragh on Saturday Evening and this mid table clash ended up all square 2-2. There was a similar scoreline in the clash between Boyle Celtic reserves and MCR FC at The Bowl in Boyle.

The top of the table clash between Carrick Town and Real Tubber saw the Leitrim Side beaten 3-1 which means Real Tubber go three points clear following two brilliant goals from Stephen Mathews, and one from Hughie Marren. Leading Goal scorer Stephen Sirle netted the consolation for Carrick Town.

Bottom of the table CLiffoney Celtic recorded an impressive 3-1 win over Glenview Stars while following a Saturday evening inspection Gurteen Celtics pitch was deemed unplayable so the tie reverted to Dromore Villa’s home pitch at Dromore West where Gurteen Celtic emerged 3-0 winners.

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Coolaney Utd recorded a 5-0 win over Division one strugglers Aclare Celtic while Easkey Harps handed out a 4-2 thrashing to second placed Arrow Harps.

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