Limerick DL off to winning start in Oscar Traynor Cup

Limerick's Oscar Traynor Team v Clare.

THE CAMPAIGN of Limerick DL in the Oscar Traynor Trophy is up and running courtesy of a 2-1 win over Clare at Jackman Park.

Limerick’s goals both arrived in the opening-half, courtesy of Eoin Duff (Regional United) and James Fitzgerald (Ballynanty Rovers).

In the FAI Junior Cup, Fairview Rangers host Newport on Saturday (7pm), while with 10.30am starts on Sunday it’s Nenagh V Charleville, Hyde Rangers A v Ballyanty Rovers, and Herbertstown v Regional United.

In Desmond League activity, a result of note is that of a 5-1 win by Breska Rovers at Broadford United in the Premier Division League Cup, with the away goals from Karl Buckley (2), Scott Quaid, Mark Moroney, and Leigh Doolan.

Joining Breska in the last four are Athea United and Rathkeale.

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On the senior front, Treaty United’s season ended with a misleading 2-0 loss at Waterford, as the visitors were the better side on show but were unable to convert possession into scores.

Treaty finished sixth (44 points from 36 matches) in the League of Ireland First Division, just one point outside a promotion play-off position.

Tommy Barrett is to remain in charge under the club’s new owners, it has been confirmed.