Mayo Football League round-up
CASTLEBAR Celtic's hopes of retaining their Super League were dealt a huge blow as they suffered two defeats in four days, with title rivals Westport United and Manulla picking up valuable wins over the Hoops.
Ballina Town maintained their 100% record with a 2-0 win over Glenhest Rovers side in Beltra on Saturday evening while Claremorris fought back from 2-0 down at half time to run out 4-2 winners over neighbours Ballyhaunis Town.
Westport United joined Ballina Town as the only other side to make it five wins from five following a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Ballyglass while Swinford remain the only side in the Super League without a win after conceding a late goal against Ballyheane.
Castlecourt Hotel Premier Division
Conn Rangers perfect start came to a screeching halt as local rivals Straide & Foxford United got their second win in a row to move further up the table, with Conor Sherry's second half goal the difference. With this defeat, Kiltimagh/Knock United joined Conn Rangers at the top of the table as they ran out 3-0 winners over Westport United B.
At the other end of the table Manulla B and Fahy Rovers played out a 1-1 draw in Carramore on Saturday evening, Snugboro United's miserable start to the season continued after they suffered a heavy 6-0 at the hands of Ballina Town B while Iorras Aontaithe returned to winning ways after they came from behind to beat Killala 4-2.
Killeen Sports Ground League One
Crossmolina got off the mark in League One as they caused an upset in beating joint league leaders Newport/Mulranny Wanderers 1-0.
But that defeat was not capitalised on by Moy Villa as Partry Athletic ensured another surprise result after they beat the north Mayo outfit 2-1 in Attymass.
The other game in League One at the weekend, Achill and Kilmore, was abandoned within the opening 15 minutes due to adverse playing conditions and has now been rescheduled for Thursday, September 24, at 7.30 p.m.
CMR Fire & Security League Two
Hollister enjoyed a huge win over Crossmolina B as both Danny Langdon and Josh Delaney hit hat-tricks while Martin McDonagh (two), Martin Delaney (two), Brandon Conlon and James Queenan were all on target in a comprehensive 11-0 victory for the hosts
Westport United C moved to within a point of leaders Kiltimagh/Knock United B after they dispatched of Castlebar Celtic B, winning 4-3, while Ballyvary Blue Bombers finally got their first win of the season with a comfortable 3-0 win over Conn Rangers B.
*Full match reports from Castlebar Celtic's games with Westport United and Manulla, Glenhest Rovers v Ballina Town and Swinford v Ballyheane in tomorrow's print edition.