Duleek entered their second string in the Leinster Junior Cup and it paid dividends as Joey Martin hit a hat trick and Mark Slattery also got on scoresheet to send the Meath men through 4-3 after extra time against Steadfast Utd.
Francis Murray scored twice for Navan Cosmos, but it wasnt enough to get his side their first home win in the Premier Reserve, Barry Kieran banged home a penalty before Michael Olulu equalised for Dundalk side Quay Celtic.
Rock travelled to Tully Park knowing that some of their players had gone to Wexford with their first team and they still managed to get a result with Ed McGuire scoring first before Conor Smyth’s goal secured all three points in a 2-0 win over hosts Trim Celtic in the Premier Reserve.
Boca Rovers moved into second place in the Premier A Reserve with a convincing 8-1 win over bottom side Carrick Rovers, Eddie Power got four goals while Donal Flaherty, Jonathon Callaghan, Darragh Jennings and Stephen Gavin all got one each. David Ryan scored a consolation goal for the away side with the help of a deflection.
Navan Town kept their 100 per cent record intact with a good 4-1 win against Abbey. Lee Dixon scored twice and Nathan O Brien and Dylan Regan added the other goals while Jason Reynalds got Abbey’s only score.
Athboy claimed all three points to move into third place as bottom Premier B Reserve side Trim suffered another defeat despite Dean Courtney grabbing two goals for the visitors, He was to be out done by Sean Smith’s hat-trick for Athboy.
Torro got their first Premier B Reserve win of the season with an away 2-1 win at Boyne Harps. Aaron Englishby and Ronan Smyth got the goals while Sean Tiernan grabbed a goal for Harps but it wasnt enough as they succumbed to another defeat.
Black Bull claimed a Premier B Reserve point away to Electro (3-3) with goals from Gary Martin, Tommy Martin and Tony Bolton.
Kells Blackwater got their third win of season at home to Newfoundwell as they ran riot with a 5-2 victory. Dean Mullen, Karl Larkin, Gareth Corrigan, Cian O Brien and Aaron Maher grabbed their goals while Kevin Hoey and Conor Parkinson hit back for the visitors.
Muirhevnamor’s unbeaten record is well and truly intact as they thumped ONP by 9-0 at the MDL. Michael Bergin scored three while doubles from Damien Bailey and Michael Gray added to the score before Stephen Smith and Seamus O Hagan completed the tally.
Boyne Valley closed the gap to one point as they beat Premier C Reserve A pacemakers Bohermeen by 2-0 in their back garden, Goals from Alan McGeough and Liam Reilly was enough to see them over the line for three points.
Cloghertown edged this match with a 2-1 home Premier C Reserve A win, Navan Town scored through Nicky O Brien.
This all-Meath clash saw both clubs share four goals. Kilmessan led through goals from Rory Dunne and Liam Kelly, but Boca Rovers came back to snatch a draw with goals from Eugene McEneaney and Eoghan Kelly.
Kentstown and Lourdes remain thirrd and fourth after their 2-2 draw, Jason Rock scored twice for the away side, but Lourdes hit back from John McGinn and an own goal.
Park Celtic Summerhill and Rossin Rovers shared six goals with Brian Byrne (two) and Jack Markey scoring for the visitors while Anthony Dunne, Ray Mulally and Ciaran Bannon ensured the home side didnt lose.
Fordrew Rovers got their first point of the season against an in-form team from Rock with a 3-3 Premier C Reserve B draw. Gary Wright scored twice and Simon Dardis thought they were getting all three points but a Ronan Farrelly goal and two own goals got Rock out of jail and sent them home happy.
Bailieboro kept their 100 per cent Premier C Reserve B record going with a 7-0 demolition job against Kells/Blackwater, Andrew Waller banged in a hat-trick and goals from Tommy Rogers, Kieron McCabe, Thomas Tully and an own goal helped leave Celtic in seventh heaven.
Oldcastle pulled off biggest comeback in years. Kingscourt led 4-0 until Johnny Boylan got a goal to lift his side, Paul Colwell made it four two just before half time, Mark Fitzsimons goal left them one behind before Conor Somers levelled matters for Oldcastle. Then Johnny Boylan completed an amazing comeback with a fifth for Oldcastle to give them their first win of season.
Details provided by MDL PRO Justin Burke
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