Another round of midweek fixtures has concluded for the premier division and the first division. There was plenty of goals scored across all the games and a few games that didn’t go ahead.
Ballymackey 2 – 2 Lough Derg
The game finished with both teams sharing the spoils and coming away with a point a piece. Ballymackey lead 2-1 at the break through goals from Timmy Fleming and Aidan white but they could of had more after hitting the crossbar and had a goal bound effort cleared of the line. Lough Dergs Jason Comley provided their first half goal with a chipped effort over the keeper.
The second half was a more end to end affair and Lough Derg battled hard looking for the equaliser which came near the end of the game through a penalty which Stephen McCarthy dispatched into the bottom corner past the Ballymackey goal Keeper.
Clodiagh Rangers – BT Harps (postponed)
Game was Postponed due to the unavailability of a referee
Moneygall 3 – 0 Borroway (walkover given)
This was one of the games that didn’t go ahead as Borroway couldn’t field a team and conceded a walkover giving Moneygall the 3 points.
Nenagh Celtic 2 – 2 Killavilla
Nenagh again had to play their home fixture in the opposing teams pitch as the search continues for a new patch to call home. The game started off quick with Ruairi Murphy putting killavilla ahead in the early stages of the game. Things could have easily took a turn for the worse when Michael Ryan was sent off for two yellow cards in quick succession but if anything killavilla pressed on and put a lot of pressure on Nenagh Celtic and they didn’t look like they were down to 10 men. Nenagh did get a goal back through Shaun Kevin and the teams went into half time at 1-1.
Ruairi Murphy grabbed his second goal of the game from a perfectly placed free kick to put killavilla 2-1 up. Nenagh have always been a team who never give up and showed why they were crowned champions last season and battled to the end and got their equaliser through a superbly taking effort from just outside the box by Alan Kelly.
Birdhill 4 – 2 Clodiagh Rangers B
Birdhill got that all important first win in the division after been promoted last season and will now look to kick on after starting the season with a loss and a draw.
Clodiagh are still struggling to find their feet in this division after 3 defeats in a row and will be looking to turn things around soon.
Rearcross 4 – 0 Thurles Town
Rearcross added another 3 points with a strong victory over Thurles town. They now have two wins from two games and will be hoping to extend the unbeaten run.
Thurles Town will be looking to bounce back in their next fixture having suffered their first defeat of the season.