The Academy teams had a mixed week-end with two wins and four defeats from the six games played.
Results from last week end were:
Under 19 Boys v Cork City (H) 1-2. Goal scorer Cian Maher.
Under 17 Boys v Cabinteely (H) 2-0. Goal scorers Toby Curran & Hayden Roche.
Under 15 Boys v Cabinteely (A) 0-1,
Under 14 Boys Cabinteely (H) 0-2,
U19 Girls v Shelbourne (A) 1-2. Goal scorer was Zoe Kelly.
U17 Girls DLR Waves v (H) 3-2. Goal scorers Ava Tracy (2) & Eve O’Brien.
The men’s under 19s are allowed to have four overage players this season. First team squad members Cian Clarke, Cian Maher and Glen Hollywood were included in the starting team to get valuable match time
The men’s under 19s were unlucky to lose 1-2 at home to Cork City despite a spirited second half performance in an entertaining game at the Carlisle Grounds on Sunday afternoon. Cork went in front on 8 minutes when Joe O’Brien-Whitmarsh headed home from close range. The visitors doubled their lead ten minutes later when O’Brien-Whitemarsh tapped in a second.
The home side were on top in the second half and were rewarded on 64 minutes when Cian Maher headed home at the back post following a glen Hollywood corner on the left.
Cian Clarke produced a double save to deny Bradley Walsh and Kyle Cuddy on 78 minutes. The home side pressed till the end in search of an equaliser but cork held firm to win the game.
Under 19 team v. Cork City: Cian Clarke, Cian Maher, Dean O’Shea, Ryan Bowden, Jamie O’Callaghan, Toby Jones, Glen Hollywood, Ibrahim Camara, Eoin Green, Ross O’Brien, Charlie Gallagher.
Subs; Josh McGlone (for Gallagher, 57), Sam Hayden (for Owens, 85), Dara McGrath (for Green, 65), Cian Connors, Neil Langan, Lucas Ryan, Kieran Howard-Curley (80).
The Boys under 14s were defeated 0-2 at home by Cabinteely at the Carlisle Grounds on Saturday afternoon. Cabinteely goal scorers were Philip Cooney (14) and Eric Schutte (43)
Under 14 team v. Cabinteely: Sam Baker, Max Colbert, Roddy Cottor, Ronan Dawson, Ethan Cheese, Troy Finnegan, Daragh Emmett, Jack Nolan, Barry Kealy, John Leonard, Lain Kizenga. Subs (interchangeable) Joe Collins (Gk), Janek Sarwinski, Sam Rothwell, James Lonergan, Evan Kane.
The Ladies sunder 19s were defeated 1-2 away to Shelbourne at the AUL on Sunday afternoon. Zoe Kelly was the goal scorer.
Under 19 ladies team v. Shelbourne: Sophie Kennedy, Molly Kathleen Crowe, Alison O’Connor, Zoe Kelly, Niamh Raeside, Chloe McSweeney, Katie O’Connor, Karyn Burke, Suzanne Prenter, Annika Henry, Rhianna Mason.
Substitutes: Aisling Raeside (for Prenter, 61), Leana Tsang, Abi Duddy (K. for O’Connor, 62), Lara Shankland, Lauren Hayes (for A. O’Connor, 72).
Fixtures (Subject to confirmation)
Boys under 17 away to Carlow on Saturday 10 July
Girls under 17 home to Greystones on Saturday, 10 July
Dates and venues to be confirmed.