The Academy under 19s were defeated 2-0 by Waterford FC at the Carlisle Grounds last Sunday. Waterford’s goals came from Colm Whelan (41) and an own goal from Conor Behan on 49 minutes.
Under 19 team v. Waterford FC: Jordan Walker, Cian Maher, Jamie Crilly, Cian Walsh, Alex Rafferty, Glen Hollywood, Luke Nolan, Evan Dunne, Jake Ellis, Conor Behan, Conor Dowling.
Subs: Emmanuel Odeniyi (for Dowling 26), Joshua Ojelabi (for Odeniyi 65), Steven Sweeney (for Nolan 77), Dylan Thornton (for Hollywood 41), Timmy Ilori, Jack Gallagher (for Ellis 78), James Igwilo.
The under 17s advanced to the semi-final of the Mark Farren cup with an emphatic 4-0 win over Derry City at the Carlisle Grounds on Wednesday, 14th August. Ollie Mathews opened the scoring on 10 minutes after picking up a pass from Andrew Moran. Andrew Moran scored the second on 23 minutes while Ryan Bowden added the third three minutes before the break when he scored from close range. Derry improved in the second half and almost pulled a goal back on the hour mark when Evan McLoughlin’s long-range shot rebounded off the Bray crossbar. Darragh Lynch completed the scoring in added time when he scored from the penalty spot. The under 17s will now play St. Patrick’s Athletic at home in the semi-final.
Under 17 team v. Derry City: Cian Connors, Jamie Callaghan, Callum Perry, Leigh Kavanagh, Regan Lennon, Andrew Moran, Charlie Gallagher, Panit O’Keeffe, Ryan Bowden, Darragh Lynch, Oliver Matthews. Subs: Jack Ross (GK), Eoin Green (for O’Keeffee 68), Kevin Ryan (for Callaghan 83), Eimhin Boylan (for Lennon 79)
An injury hit under 17 squad drew 2-2 away to Waterford FC at IT Waterford on Saturday, 17th August. Waterford took the lead on 19 minutes through Liam Kervick. Andrew Moran equalised on 42 minutes. The home side were reduced to ten men two minutes into the second half. Despite this, the blues retook the lead on 68 minutes through Loekan Oki. Waterford were reduced to nine men in the final minute before substitute Morgan Griffin equalised for the visitors with the final kick of the game. .
Under 17 team v. Waterford FC: Cian Connors, Callum Perry, Leigh Kavanagh, Regan Lennon, Andrew Moran, Eoin Green, Charlie Gallagher, Panit O’Keeffe, Ryan Bowden, Kevin Ryan, Oliver Matthews. Subs: Billy Vance, Jamie Callaghan, Morgan Griffin (for O’Keeffe 13)
The under 15s defeated Finn Harps 5-2 in Drumoghill on Saturday. Goal scorers were Mark Tansey (3) and Ruben Moloney (2).
This week’s fixtures:
Under 19: Away to Cork City on Wednesday, 21st August. Kick off in Bishopstown is 6.30pm.
Under 19: Away to Galway United on Saturday, 24th August. Kick off at East United is 2.00pm.
Under 17: Home to Galway United on Saturday, 24th August. Kick off at the Academy Grounds in Carrickmines is 2.00pm.
Under 15: Home to St. Patrick’s Athletic on Sunday, 25th August. Kick off at the Academy Grounds in Carrickmines is 2.00pm.
Under 13: Home to Monaghan/Cavan FP on Wednesday, 21st August. Kick off in Pearse Park, Sallynoggin is 6.30pm.
Under 13: Away to St. Patrick’s Athletic on Saturday, 24th August. Kick off in the AUL Complex is 2.00pm.
Note: Fixtures and venues are subject to change.