Rockmount exit the Keane Cup after losing to Leeds AFC

Rockmount have been dumped out of the Keane Cup after losing to Leeds AFC.

The defending champions went into the game after getting beaten by Bohemians in the FAI Cup at Dalymount Park and they were undone by two goals from Rob O’Connor.

The Mount team that played at Leeds Park included Cory Galvin, a League of Ireland veteran that has featured for a host of clubs including Cork City and Waterford FC.

That was in the third round of the Keane Cup, with the league set to return this weekend.

College Corinthians made a statement in the competition by defeating St Mary’s 8-2 in Castletreasure.

The home side have just been taken over by Gary Hackett, and the coach is looking at building on the work done by former Irish international Joe Gamble during the 2021-22 season.

Corinthians won three trophies that season, with the O’Connell Cup the only piece of silverware that eluded them locally.

Ringmahon Rangers faced Tramore Athletic and started Chris Hull, who scored the goal to send Cobh Ramblers through to their first ever senior national cup final in 2018.

The Ringers won 2-0 against a team managed by Graham Cummins, and their starting XI included former Irish Under-21 international Eric Grimes.

Carrigaline United, who recently signed Kalen Spillane from Kerry FC, beat Casement Celtic 3-0 at Ballea Park.

A Davin O’Neill managed Cobh Wanderers team knocked ten goals past Park United at the Stephen Ireland Astro.

Their team included Ciaran Griffin, who was recently with Cobh Ramblers in the League of Ireland.

Midleton needed penalties to see past Youghal United, and Riverstown got the better of Fermoy AFC.

The quarter final draw for the Keane Cup is as follows:

Leeds vs Cobh Wanderers

Carrigaline United vs Midleton

College Corinthians vs Ringmahon Rangers

Castleview vs Riverstown