Rovers hit Fairwood for six
CHARLESLAND AFC will be singing the praises of Wicklow Rovers B all week.
The Whitegates side did Charlesland a massive favour at the weekend when they dished out a surprise 6-0 spanking against their title rivals Fairwood Celtic.
Johnny O'Connors is a man in a rich vein of form and he found the back of the net twice against Celtic. Timmy Kelly, Eddie Kelly, Edward Dunne and James Macklin were also on the scoresheet as Rovers edged to within a point of the promotion places.
That result set things up perfectly for Charlesland to move three points clear at the top and the Greystones side duly obliged, putting four past Carnew Celtic.
Christopher Cox was the star of the show as he bagged a brace. Stephen Lynch and Garry White recorded singles for the league leaders.
Those victories meant it was essential that Conary United picked up three points against Aughrim Rangers and they did not disappoint. The Avoca side fired five past Rangers at Allen Park to maintain the pressure on those sides above them.
Brothers Stephen and Niall McAuley were both on target for United on Sunday, as were Davy Doran, Dylan Doran (no relation) and Andy Kennedy.
Bottom side Arklow Celtic B also enjoyed a successful weekend. They recorded just their second league win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Redbank United. Declan Carstairs netted United's effort. The Celtic Park side may have ambitions moving off the foot of the table, but it's unlikely that they can catch Arklow United B or Fassaroe YC B who played out a 2-2 draw at the weekend.
Dan Gaynor and Jensen Berry notched for the visitors at Ferndale Park.
Finally, Wicklow Town are keen to throw their hats in the promotion race and they did themselves no harm this week with a 03 win over Saints FC at the Wexford venue.
Thomas Duffy struck twice for the Finlay Park side, while there was also a goal for Bray Wanderers starlet Eamon Wolfe.