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Castle Rangers v Vale Wanderers 19/11
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3rd placed Castle Rangers play host to 6th placed Vale Wanderers at Youth Center Carlow at 11 am

Castle Rangers's last game was a unlucky 3-2 loss away against Dolmen Celtic.
Form: L D W W L W W    Home Form: W W

Vale Wanderers's last game was a 2-2 draw at home against Baltinglass Town.
Form: D W W W D L    Away Form: W W L

Prediction: Home Win for Castle Rangers

Slaney Rovers v Castle Rangers
Herald Striker Division 05/11 11:00
Slaney Rovers 1 - 1 Castle Rangers

Slaney Rovers 1

Castle Rangers 1

A tight start to this league encounter. Slaney playing with the breeze started to get slightly on top and scored after 20 minutes when Paddy Farrell scored directly from a corner kick. The wind a helping factor. Castle responded well, and the first half remained even enough. Slaney leading at the break. In the second half Castle playing with the wind completely dominated proceedings. Dominating in possession and creating chances. But it was not until, 20 minutes from time that they got they're deserved equaliser. Podge Delaney scoring, like Slaney, direct from a corner. Castle pushed for a winner, but Slaney held on and the game finished 1-1. Best for castle were Eddie Davis, Patrick o Neill and Lorcan Carroll while Michael Foley, Shane Murphy and Regan Murphy played best for Slaney Rovers.

Herald Striker Division
Dolmen Celtic 3 - 2 Castle Rangers 12/11

Dolmen Celtic despatch Castle Rangers.
2nd placed Dolmen Celtic marginally won 3-2 against their visitors, 3rd placed Castle Rangers at Carlow Vocational School (Dolmen Celtic) at 11 am

Dolmen Celtic have won 3 out of 4 home games.
Form: W D W L W W W

Castle Rangers
Form: L D W W L W W

New Oak Boys B v Castle Rangers
Herald Striker Division 29/10 14:00
New Oak Boys B 0 - 2 Castle Rangers

Castle came out on top in this town derby. Castle got an early lead through Mick Curran after he beat the offside to take it past Craig Kearney. New Oak fought hard to get it back on track but Castle stood strong each time. Second half new oak were fired up and pressed the Castle back line with Peter Fagan winning a penalty but Paul Stynes couldn't steer it home to equalise. Castle broke forward earning a corner from which they doubled their lead. Best for New Oak were Craig Kearney, Will Hayes and Graham Dempsey
Castle Rangers v Hanover Harps B
Herald Striker Division 22/10 11:00
Castle Rangers 4 - 1 Hanover Harps B

Castle Rangers 4

Hanover Harps 1

Castle came out on top in this local derby in the Youth Centre on Sunday.

Hanover started brightly but could not finish to the net. The home side took the lead when Gary Murphy volleyed home on the half hour. They doubled their lead when Eddie Davis sent his free kick to the net just before the break.

Harps came out strong in the second half and were rewarded when Chris Fingleton followed in on a parried shot on 60 minutes. They were in search of an equaliser and were caught on the break when Rangers scored another two goals through Emmet Murphy and Gary Murphy to wrap up the points.

Outstanding for Castle were Alan Butler, Eoin Doyle, Lorcan Carroll and Musa Suliman. Best for Hanover were John Paul Moore and Johnny Waters.

Baltinglass Town v Castle Rangers
Herald Striker Division 08/10 11:00
Baltinglass Town 4 - 3 Castle Rangers

Baltinglass Town 4

Castle Rangers 3

Baltinglass came out on top in this very high scoring encounter in Parkmore on Sunday.

The home side started brightly and Shane Lennon scored on ten minutes. Castle responded positively and Gary Murphy crossed for Paddy O’Brien to head home the equaliser. The Wicklow side regained the lead when Gaz Doyle capitalised on a Ranger mix up in defence to restore the lead before the break.

The Carlow town side were soon level after the restart when Podge Delaney slotted home a penalty. Paddy O’Brien and Mick McGrath had great chances to put Rangers ahead but they were denied by good saves by the Balto keeper. They regained the lead when Sean Horan scored against the run of play but they scored again to make it 4-3 when John Martin scored from a corner. Eddie Davis reduced the deficit to set up a grand stand finish but the winners held out thanks to the efforts of Lorcan Mason, Paddy Sinnott and Thomas Fogarty.

For Castle Alan Butler, Patrick O’Neill and Eoin Doyle were players of note.

Club Summary
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Castle Rangers Fixtures / Results (All Competitions This Season)
Sunday 19 November 2017
Herald Striker Division
Castle RangersVale WanderersYouth Center Carlow11:00Ross Cole
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