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Monday 11 December 2017

somers turns up the heat

Rovers knocked for six as Arklow treble trophy tally

ARKLOW TOWN A 6

WICKLOW ROVERS A 1

Arklow did a WDSL U12 Premier Division treble as they added the Cup to their League and Shield collection.

Just like the Shield decider, the Town beat Wicklow in the final at Allen Park in Aughrim.

Tom Somers proved to be the hero. Introduced at half-time, he scored a 10-minute hat-trick.

Rovers had taken a 1-0 lead through Jade Duffy. But Kian Bolger equalised by half-time with a great header.

Matthew Dempsey added a fifth goal with a fantastic strike to the top corner of the net before Andrew Maher slotted home following a wonderful solo run, to cap off a tremendous victory for the Town.

GREYSTONES UNITED C 1

WOLFE TONE YOUTH CLUB 1

(WOLFE TONE WON 4-3 ON PENS)

Wolfe Tone held their nerve to win the WDSL U14 Division 2 Shield on penalties.

With goalkeeper Ciarin Gormley saving Greystones' third effort at Finn Park in Kilcoole, Jack Flynn, Oisin McLoughlin and Brandon Cowen converted their spot-kicks for the Bray side.

Having missed a 12-yard dead-ball in the first half of normal time, Ger Clancy netted the winner for the Youth Club.

Andrew Clarke, Luke Prendergast and Cian Ryan scored their efforts for United.

Ronan Curtis had put 'Stones ahead in the first half of normal. But that was cancelled out by McLoughlin.

ENNISKERRY A 1

GREYSTONES UNITED A 2

Conor McAleer popped up with a late winner to seal the WDSL U12 Premier Division Shield Plate for Greystones.

He scored with a great back-post header at the Woodlands to see off Enniskerry.

United had taken a first-half lead following Oisin Murphy's splendid shot from the edge of the box.

But Enniskerry equalised before half-time when Luke Concannon followed up a rebound to make it 1-1.

COOLBOY RANGERS 1

GREYSTONES UNITED B 2

Greystones edged out Coolboy to lift the WDSL U12 Division 1 Shield.

The group stages saw each team win once. After a scoreless first period at Finn Park in Kilcoole, all the goals came late on.

Eoin Dorgan broke the dead-lock in United's favour. Owen Hughes then doubled that lead.

Coolboy Rangers hit back right on the final whistle with a wonderful run and shot by Brandon Hickey.

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