Blues battered as Mervue marching on

Waterford United 0 Mervue United 4

On 34 minutes Jean Biansumba set up Pat Hoban, who gave Packie Holden no chance with an outstanding bicycle kick from 16 yards. On 57 minutes Mervue doubled their lead. Tom King crossed for Biansumba to head home from close range. Mervue put the tie to bed in the last seven minutes as Nkololo grabbed a brace.

WATERFORD UNITED: Holden; Carey (Burns 67), Mernagh, Breen, Frost; P. Higgins, Dempsey, White (Long 59), Doherty; Coad, Ryan (Kiely 59).

MERVUE UNITED: Gleeson; McSweeney, A. Higgins, Ludden, Walshe; Biansumba (Nkololo 72), Molloy (O’Rourke 88), Varley, King (Connolly 86); Kelly, Hoban.

Referee: Kevin O’Regan (Kerry).

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