Carrick Rovers 1-1 Slane Wanderers
Carrick Rovers were within seconds from qualifying for their second Kilmessan Shield Final in 3 years on Wednesday last at Birdy Development Park only to be stunned by a late 92nd minute equaliser from their visitors, division 1 outfit Slane Wanderers. Having already exited the MDL Challenge Cup to the same opposition earlier in the season Rovers knew that they would have to be at the top of their game to advance to the final against old foes Knightsbrook, but their recent poor form in front of goal came back to haunt them as in spite of being in the ascendency for the vast majority of the game, they failed to put the Meath outfit away.
Carrick Rovers 6-0 Trim Celtic
Carrick Rovers brought their home league campaign to an end at Birdy Development Park on Sunday last, and they saved the best till last with a six goal demolition of Trim Celtic which saw the Monaghan outfit keep their league title hopes alive as we enter the last week of the league season. With 2 games to go Rovers travel to Monaghan neighbours Clones Town on Wednesday night, followed by a trip to Dundalk to take on current league leaders Woodview Celtic on Sunday morning and Rovers know that their fate lies in their own hands as they need to take full points from those remaining fixtures to force a play off for the league title.
Carrick Rovers 3-2 Clones Town
Carrick Rovers kept up their relentless pursuit of league leaders Woodview Celtic when they recorded their 15th win from 18 league starts on Sunday last by overcoming cup holders and finalists fellow Monaghan side Clones Town in a tight encounter at an immaculate Birdy Development Park on Sunday last.
Carrick Rovers 1-0 Duleek
The look of relief on the faces of the Carrick Rovers players and management at the sound of Cavan / Monaghan Branch referee Paul McGeowns final whistle at Birdy Development Park on Sunday last told the story of a very fortunate 3 points for the home side against visitors Duleek in this Premier Division clash.
Torro 1-4 Carrick Rovers
Carrick Rovers bounced back from their disappointing FAI Junior Cup exit the previous week to keep up their amazing away record in the MDL Premier Division when they picked up all 3 valuable league points on offer from their trip to league strugglers Torro Utd to maintain their 100% record on their league travels and to ensure that they keep up the pressure at the top of the Premier Division table as the league season enters its final phase.