Ruby hits the winner for New Ross Town Girls


NEW ROSS Town traveled to Thomastown on Friday to take on Kilkenny United in the Under-12 Premier Division and made the trip worthwhile, coming away with three points after a highly competitive 1-0 encounter.

Uby Smith scored the game’s only goal to put his team in contention for the title.

Gorey Rangers are also in contention after beating Curracloe United 1-0 on Saturday to keep the pressure on leaders New Ross Town. Kate Hughes scored the most important goal.

Aughrim were already Division 1 champions before this game, but ended their league campaign with a 2-0 win over St. Leonards.

Lucy Weld and Lily Stapleton were on target before match referee Christy O’Rourke presented the winning captain with the league trophy to spark jubilant celebrations.

On Easter Monday, St. Leonards made the short trip to Cushinstown and kept their push for the Division 2A title alive with a 1-0 victory in a closely contested encounter.

Zoe Byrne scored the vital goal.

Campile moved up the standings after beating Killenagh Wanderers 3-2 thanks to goals from Áine McWilliams, Emma Fitzharris and Doireann Howlett.

Moyne won three out of three when they traveled to Seaview and came away 6-2 winners thanks to a pair of hat-tricks from Mia Whelan and Lexi Kennedy, with Demi Murphy scoring both for the home side.

Bunclody became the second team to win a trophy during the week when they lifted the Division 2B title with a comfortable 6-1 win over second team Bridge Rovers.

League committee member Barry Dempsey was on hand to present the trophy to the cheering young side.

Coolboy Rangers and Corach Ramblers played out a scoreless draw that ended any hopes of finishing second, with Fastnet Rovers securing second place.


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