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Big upsets in Munster Junior Cup

Wednesday, 31st October, 2018 10:36am
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Big upsets in Munster Junior Cup

Portumna Town's Ciaran Haugh shields the ball from Nenagh Celtic's Mark Walsh during their Munster Junior Cup tie in Portumna. PHOTO: ODHRAN DUCIE

Big upsets in Munster Junior Cup

Portumna Town's Ciaran Haugh shields the ball from Nenagh Celtic's Mark Walsh during their Munster Junior Cup tie in Portumna. PHOTO: ODHRAN DUCIE

By Padraig Ryan

 

There were two shocks in the Munster Junior Cup last weekend as both Killavilla United and Nenagh Celtic exited the competition in the second round.

Borroway Rovers ousted Killavilla United by the odd goal in seven at Villa Park on Saturday night. A brace apiece from Calum O’Connor and Jake Moore was enough to see the Thurles side through despite the best efforts of Paul Kirwan (2) and Craig Phelan.

Nenagh Celtic threw away a lead as Portumna Town's never say die attitude was evident again on Sunday.

Brian Mitchell put Celtic into a first half lead but second half goals from Thomas Hough and Malcolm Flannery were enough to see them through to the next round.

 

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