Division 1A

October 4th

Munster Junior Cup

Dromore Celtic 0 Nenagh AFC 6
As expected Nenagh recorded their 11th straight win, maintaining their average of 5/6 goals per game with a win over Division Four side Dromore Celtic.
Goals from Ryan Gilmartin (2), Roy Creagh, Bryan McGee, Francis Munsterburg and Mike O Gorman sealed the win to set up a third round home date with Aisling B.

Castle Utd 2 Caherconlish 2
Caherconlish were made work hard before seeing off the challenge of Division 3A side Castle United. Dave Corbett scored twice for the Div 1A side but in the end they needed a penalty shoot out to shake off a dogged United XI.

Aisling Annacotty B 3 Granville Rgs 2
Div 1B side Aisling B raised a few eyebrows when beating Div 1A side Granville.
Evan Quinlivan, Barry Madden and Damien Collins had the home side three up at the break. A double from Dale McNamara brought Granville back into the tie but they fell just short.

Sept 26th

Munster Junior Cup

Knockainey 2 Prospect 1
A visit to Moyross in Round Two is Knockainey’s’ reward following a 2-1 win over Prospect. Joe Fogarty and John Carew scored the goals for the winners. Dean Glasheen replied for Prospect.

Corbally Utd 1 Newport 2
A highly entertaining game between two sides from Division 1A saw Newport pip Corbally by the odd goal in three. Darragh Reddan put Corbally in front but a good comeback by the Tipperary lads makes them the first side into round three. Brian O’Sullivan and David Murray were the winning scorers.

In Division 1A Fairview Rgs moved into the top half of the table following their 3-1 win at neighbours Granville Rgs.

Jordon Boland had given the home side a half time lead but Craig Reddan equalised shortly after the break. Goals from Dean Kirwin and Killian Costello secured all points for Fairview.


Sept 20th

Munster Junior Cup
Nenagh AFC 4 Athlunkard Villa A 1
Nenagh’s seemingly unstoppable run continued on Sunday when they accounted for Athlunkard by 4-1. Mike O’Gorman netted twice for the winners along with Ciaran O’Reilly and Archie Mitchell.
Ray Kerley replied for Villa.

Caledonians 0 Corbally Utd 3
Corbally’s recent good run of form continued at the weekend with a 3-0 win at Caledonians. Alan Doherty scored twice and Glen Mitchell also netted for the winners.

Granville Rgs 7 Kilfinane 1
Another side showing good form is Granville and they eased into round two with a 7-1 win over Kilfinane.
Two goals apiece for Cian Byrnes and Pat Whelan set the scene while Niall Walsh, Niall McNamara and Jon Togher also chipped in with a goal.

St Patrick’s 3 Murroe 2
St Pats caused the shock of the round beating Division 1A side Murroe by the odd goal in five.
Ciaran Kilcoyne scored twice for the winners along with Jeff Foley while Anthony Cusack and Drew McLean replied for Murroe.

Charleville 1 Newport 5
One game played Saturday evening saw high flying Newport advance with an impressive 5-1 win at Charleville, Brian O’Sullivan and Sean O’Brien scored two apiece for the winners with Dave Murray also obliging. Gary Ward replied for the home side.


Sept 13th

Nenagh continued their charge in Division 1A beating Fairview Rgs B 3-1. Darren Roche scored for the home side; Ryan Gilmartin (2) and Thomas Shepard netted for Nenagh.
Newport kept pace with their Tipperary neighbours by beating Caherdavin Celtic 5-0 courtesy of Dean Lenihan (2), Brian O’Sullivan (2) and an own goal .
Mark Ryan, Aaron Power and an own goal accounted for Caherconlish scores in a 5-3 defeat to Murroe for whom Anthony Cusack (2), Liam Quinn (2) and Mike Ryan obliged.
Lucca Tedde (2), Dermot Hughes, David Owens and Darragh Reddan scored in Corbally’s 5-4 win over Charleville for whom Shane Dillon (3) and John O’Driscoll replied.

FAI Junior Cup
Goals from Chris Crotty (2), Nick Hayes and Jonathan Cosgrave saw Knockainey through against Dromore Celtic while Corbally beat Pats 4-0; Dave McPhillips, Jack Fitzgerald, Brian Nash and Colm O’Brien obliged.
Caherconlish breezed past Bruff Utd in the FAI with scores from Brendan Hourigan (3), Dave Corbett (2), Andy Murphy (2), Aaron Carroll and Mark Ryan while Nenagh’s scoring spree continued with eight chalked up in victory over Hospital. Ryan Gilmartin (3), David McNamara (3), Mike O Gorman and Bryan McGee were on the mark.
Brian Mackey , Ger Fitzgerald, Liam Quinn, Alan Cuneen and Brian Quinn scored in Murroe’s 5-3 win over Kilfinane and Caherdavin Celtic had a welcome win beating Northside with scores from Niall Croke and Liam Sexton.


Sept 6th

Nenagh’s seemingly unstoppable charge towards the Division 1A title continued in midweek with a hard earned 2-0 win at Caherconlish. An own goal and a header from Ryan Gilmartin sealed the win.
Goals from Niall Burchill (3) and Barry Sheedy (2) helped Kilmallock to a 5-3 win over Charleville for whom Shane Dillon and Gary Ward replied.
Caherdavin picked up their first win of the season over Knockainey for whom Joe Fogarty netted while Murroe put four past Granville Rgs courtesy of Brian Quinn (3) and Drew McLean.
Jack Fitzgerald was on the mark for Corbally Utd but Newport responded through Brian O’Sullivan (2) and Dean Lenihan to take the spoils.
Nenagh recorded their fourth 5-0 win of the season this time at the expense of Knockainey.
David McNamara (2), Roy Creagh, Nathan Kelly and John Mitchell were on the mark for the Tipperary lads.
Another Tipperary side, Newport are in second position after hitting Balla B for seven courtesy of Brian O’Sullivan (3), Dean Lenihan (2), Jamie Collins and Kalem Harte.
Charleville and Murroe played out a 2-2 draw. Shane Dillon and William Dillon scored for the Cork side; Liam Quinn and Liam McMahon replied for Murroe.
Goals from Bernard Corbett, Mark Ryan, Andy Murphy and Brendan Hourigan helped Caherconlish to a 4-1 win over Granville Rgs for whom Vinny Ryan obliged.
Kilmallock beat Corbally Utd 3-2 with scores from Barry Sheedy (2) and Niall Burchill.


August 30th

Corbally Utd got off the mark in Division 1A following their relegation last season when they took the points in a tight 2-1 game versus Knockainey. Lucca Tedde scored both for the winners with Nick Hayes replying.
Caherconlish and Ballynanty Rvs B played out a tie. An own goal accounted for the home score with Frank Lee netting for Balla.
Leaders Nenagh had their toughest task to date but came out trumps against Granville Rgs. Nenagh scorers were James McGrath and Mike O Gorman.
Mark Heffernan, Shane Finn and Barry Sheedy were on target for Kilmallock but they fell 4-3 to Fairview Rgs B for whom Kevin O’Connell, Dean Kirwin, Ciaran Rainsford and David Hannon were on the mark.
Newport and Charleville played out an eleven goal thriller with the Cork side edging it by the odd goal. Shane Dillon was the hero of the night with four goals while Ken O’Donoghue and Donal O’Connell also scored for the winners. Dean Lenihan (2),Brian O’Sullivan, Nigel Ryan and Kalem Harte replied for Newport.

Bang in form Caherconlish put six past Caherdavin Celtic courtesy of Mark Ryan (2), Hugh McGuire, Trevor McKenna, Bernard Corbett and Andy Murphy while Shane Dillon’s 11th goal of the season counted for nought as Granville Rgs struck three through Cian Byrnes (2) and Jason Benn to take the points.
Goals from James Hayes (4), Nick Hayes (4), Joe Fogarty and Shane Finch saw Knockainey to a big win over Balla B while leaders Nenagh recorded another five goal win this time Murroe were the victims; David McNamara (2), Thomas Shepard (2) and James McGrath were on the mark.
Barry Sheedy (2) and Mark Heffernan scored for Kilmallock but goals from Dean Lenihan (2), Paul Ryan and Brian O’Sullivan saw Newport take the spoils.
Goals from Stephen Gallagher, Kyle Brogan and Nathan O’Callaghan gave Fairview a 3-2 win over Corbally Utd.

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August 23rd

In Division 1A a Shane Dillon hat trick helped Charleville to a 3-2 win over Fairview Rgs B while Granville Rgs also recorded their second win beating Ballynanty Rvs B 2-0 with scores from Alan Sheehan and Jason Benn
A second 5-0 win, this time against Caherdavin, maintained Nenagh’s impressive start to the campaign. David McNamara scored twice with a Mike O Gorman hat trick completing the rout.
Newport are the fourth side with full points following a 3-1 win over Knockainey. Mark McGuire and Paul Ryan (2) scored.
Caherconlish scored a fine win at Kilmallock, Bernard Corbett , Brendan Hourigan and Andy Murphy helped them to a 3-2 result.
An Anthony Cusack hat trick along with a Ger Fitzgerald strike helped Murroe to a 4-2 win over Corbally Utd.

After three games in Div 1A Nenagh are looking like the team to catch. They beat Charleville 9-1 on Sunday with scores from Ryan Gilmartin (5), David McNamara, Thomas Shepard, Mike O Gorman and Mark McKenna.
Granville are keeping tabs with their illustrious Tipperary opponents however as they recorded their third successive win beating Caherdavin 5-1. Nathan Kiely, Cian Byrnes, Pat Whelan, Jason Benn and Niall Doran were on the mark.
Anthony Cusack, one of the most lethal strikers in the Premier League a few years back is rolling back the years with Murroe netting his second hat trick inside a week as his team beat Balla B 4-3. Liam Quinn also netted for the winners.
Goals from Andy Murphy (2) and Dean Power gave Caherconlish a 3-1 win over Corbally Utd; Kevin Burke replied for the visitors.
Knockainey and Kilmallock played out an entertaining 2-2 draw. James Hayes scored for both for the homesters; Shane Finn and Tommy Heffernan replied for Kilmallock.
Fairview and Newport shared the spoils in the Fairgreen. Declan Ryan scored for View; Dave Murray for the Tipperary side.


August 16th

Nenagh AFC set down marker on their debut
Nenagh AFC opened their account in the Limerick League, following their switch from the Tipperary Leagues, with an impressive 5-0 win over Balla B AT Shelbourne Park.
The Tipperary side have brought a very strong squad with them and the home side could not live with them on the day. Irish International Mike O Gorman scored twice with Thomas Shepard, Ryan Gilmartin and Nathan Kelly also getting in on the act.
Sean Ryan scored the only goal of the game for Newport in their win at Caherconlish while Charleville also impressed when beating Caherdavin Celtic 4-1. Two goals each for Shane Dillon and Ken O’Donoghue did the damage with Steve Collins getting a consolation for Celtic.
Knockainey showed no ill effects from their time in the top flight as they hit a very strong Fairview squad for five. James Hayes claimed a hat trick with John Carew and Nick Hayes also obliging. Conor Madden replied for an out of sorts Fairview side.
Granville came out best in a five goal game with Corbally Utd at Athlunkard. Lucca Tedde and Mark Hannon scored for Corbally but a brace from Cian Byrnes and one from Niall McNamara gave Granville a winning start.
Kilmallock, fancied by many to win promotion this time out, and started with a win at Murroe.
Anthony Cusack netted for the home side but goals from Tommy Heffernan and Shane Finn secured a win.