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League Round Up: Togo international nets hat trick on debut for Ballyheane


  • Cyril Guedje grabbed a hat-trick on his debut for Ballyheane
  • Iorras Aontaithe side that drew 5-5 with Ballyheane
  • Ballyheane side that drew 5-5 with Iorras Aontaithe
  • Ballyglass defend a corner from Ballina Town

Ballyheane's Cyril Guedje grabbed the headlines on Saturday evening as he hit a hat-trick for Ballyheane but there were plenty other talking points after the latest round of league games this weekend.

As the League’s enter the final third of the season there were some cracking games on show over the weekend no more so than the match at Carne Nash were Super League strugglers Iorras Aontaithe played out a five all draw with Ballyhene’s new signing Cyril Guedje netting a hat trick. Guedje has 5 capps for Togo scoring twice and spent last season at St Pats before moving to Limerick on loan. Pearce Sweeney and Jack Jensen were also on target for Ballyheane while David Reilly, Mikey Togher, Ivan Barrett, Kyle O’Reilly & Brendan Nallen were on target for Iorras

Westport United are now back on top of the pile after an impressive 5-1 win over Claremorris with the goals coming from Philip Keegan (2), Patrick Moran, Martin Geraghty and Joe Lawless.

Ballina Town traveled to Ballyglass hoping to recover from last week’s late defeat to Westport but once again they were beaten with a late goal when Conor Heneghan scored late on. Liam Hughes got the other goal for Ballyglass while Dylan McKee got the lone reply for Ballina.

Glenhest and Manulla played out a 1-1 draw while Castlebar Celtic had a convincing 6-1 win over Conn Rangers.

In the CastleCourt Hotel Premier Division three of the top four  teams fell to surprise defeats while Achill Rovers stretched their lead by a point with a 0-0 draw with Westport United B on Saturday evening.

Kiltimagh/Knock United got revenge on Swinford for their defeat in the Touhy Cup Final as they won 4-2 in Swinford. A Matthew Leadbetter hat-trick and a Liam Groake penalty moved Kitimagh/Knock closer to safety.

Bangor Hibs claimed their first home victory of the season as they defeated second placed Straide & Foxford United in a great team performance that once again had Brian McHale at the fore as he grabbed a first half hat-trick. Adam Carabine got Hibs fourth goal while Paul Moran got the solitary reply for Straide & Foxford.

Partry Athletic also got a big three points as they came back from 2-0 down to defeat Charlestown Athletic on a 4-2 scoreline. John Byrne (2), Jason Duddy and a stunning strike from Ciaran Hennelly sealed all three points for the home team.

Fahy Rovers are now back in the relegation fight after they traveled to Killala and came away with a hard fought 2-1 win as they continued the good run of form they have been showing lately.

The Tim Hasings Volkswagon League One title race was blown wide open as Ballyhaunis Town got the better of league leaders Crossmolina at Station Road with Jamil Kezze and Keith Robinson grabbing the goals.

Ballina Town B won the local derby with Conn Rangers B to stay in touch with the top two. Jason Murray and Mark Beattie got the goals for the Town.

In the other game in the division Manulla B put breathing space between themselves and Moy Villa at the bottom of the table as they came out on top by three goals to one in Carramore.

In the Kileen Sportsgorund League Two a point still separates Snugboro United and Mulranny United as both sides won this weekend. Ballyglass B also stayed in touch with a 7-2 win over Newport Town.

It was also great to see Killala joining Westport United and Achill Rovers in showing live feeds of their games.