Full weekend of local soccer action as four teams level on points on top Premier League table

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IN THE Premier League, Pike host Newport on Sunday morning (11am), and elsewhere Regional are at Nenagh and Carew Park entertain Aisling Annacotty.

The previous evening (Saturday, 7pm) it’s Fairview Rangers v Mungret Regional and Ballynanty Rovers v Coonagh United.

There’s currently a fascinating four-way tie at the top involving holders Pike (who have a game in hand on the others), Regional, Aisling Annacotty and Fairview, all locked together on 31 points.

A weekend League highlight was a stunning hat trick by Conor Keane in the 3-0 win by Ballynanty Rovers at Geraldines.

On the social front, Geraldines will host a Bingo Fundraiser at St John’s Pavilion on Tuesday (February 6) from 8.30pm.

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In the Desmond Premier Division League Cup Final at Mick Hanley Park, man-of-the-match Paul Sheahan’s quality goal earned Glin Rovers a fine 1-0 win over neighbours Athea United.

Popular Tadhg Culhane captained the winners.

At the same venue, opening-half strikes from David Geary and Aaron Smith earned Ballingarry a 2-0 win against Askeaton-Kilcornan in the Division One League Cup Final.