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Tipperary Soccer Weekend Round-Up


NT&DL Premier Division

Borroway Rovers 2-3 Thurles Town

Thurles Town claimed their second successive NT&DL Premier Division crown after a 3-2 victory over Borroway Rovers in Loughtagalla Park on Sunday.

A first have brace from veteran Paul kirwan was cancelled out by a penalty from Rovers David McGuire and a cool finish from his name sake Dara, but it was to be in vain as Joe Moloney popped up in the closing moments to ensure his side would claim he title.

NT&DL Tipperary Cup Semi Final

Holycross Fc 1-1 Killavilla Utd (aet)

(Holycross Fc Win 4-3 on pens)

Holycross remain in line for a potential treble winning season after a dramatic penalty shootout win over hot favourites Killavilla Utd in the Tipperary Cup Semi Final, reaching their forst final since 1998.

Matt Vahey’sside had to do it the hard way as they fell behind to a Brian Moloney goal in the first half but James King got the all important equaliser to send the game into extra time.

The sides could not be separated in the extra period and the hosts came out on top of the resulting shootout on a 4-3 scoreline.

NT&DL Tipperary Cup Quarter Final

BT Harps 1-1 Nenagh Celtic (aet)

(Nenagh Celtic Win 5-4 on pens)

Nenagh Celtic qualified for the semi final of the Tipperary Cup after a penalty shootout win over BT Harps. Harps took the lead early on thanks to a Stevie Quinlan goal, Danny Ryan’s second half goal was enough to send the game to penalties where a solitary miss from Johnny Coleman was enough to see Celtic run out 5-4 winners.

TSDL Tipperary Cup Quarter Final

St Micheal’s 4-1 Bansha Celtic

St Micheal’s grabbed a comfortable win over Bansha Celtic after two weeks of poor results in regional competitions. A Joey Mulcahy brace along with goals fromPaul Breen and David Slattery were enough to see off Celtic despite a late consolation from Niall Daly.

Limerick District League Div 1B Calvert Cup

Newport Town AFC 2-0 Caherdavin Celtic

Scorers: Sean Ryan & James Thompson

Limerick District League Division 3B

Newport Town AFC 1-1 Killmallock Utd 

Scorer: Kieran O’Keeffe

Limerick District League Premier Division

Nenagh Afc 8-0 Killmallock Utd

Scorers: Own Goal, Alan Sheahan (2), Ciaran O’Reilly (2),

John Mitchell, Ben Banaghan, Enrico Casey

Waterford & District League Premier Division

Carrick Utd 4-1 Hibernians

Carrick Utd kept the pressure on league leaders Ferrybank with a clinical 4-1 win over second placed Hibs. A brace from Jack Doherty and furher goals from Eric O’Halloran & Eoghan Burke were enough to seal the three points for the Tipp side.

Waterford & District League Premier Division

Carrick 1 St Saviours 0

A 2nd half Jack Doherty strike gave Carrick a hard earned 3 points against a well organised Saviours side and keep the pressure on leaders Ferrybank AFC going into Saturday evenings crunch tie.