History-makers Boyle Celtic reach FAI Junior Cup semi-finals

Boyle Celtic have reached the semi-finals of this year’s Connacht Junior Cup.

The Sligo-Leitrim champions beat Carrick United in Carrick-on-Suir in a penalty shootout yesterday to book a last-four tie against Kilkenny side Evergreen in April.

Goalkeeper Kyle Suffin saved two spot-kicks, while Mick Corrigan scored twice for Boyle, as the sides finished level at two-all after ordinary time and extra-time.

Coach Darren Hurd was full of praise for his side…

In youth soccer, Merville United claimed the Connacht U14 Cup at the Showgrounds yesterday, beating Temple Villa 4-0 in the final.

Here’s coach John McAteer speaking with Ocean FM’s Darragh Cox…