Under 19 Elite Southern Division, Berryfield, Enniskerry, 8 April 2018
The SJ.B Academy under 19s suffered a narrow defeat at home to UCD in a game played in Berryfield, Enniskerry on Sunday afternoon.
Jake Ellis had the first shot on goal for the home side on seven minutes, but he was unable to hit the target. UCD’s Yaya Camara tried his luck from long range in the 13th minute but his effort went wide of Walkers post. Five minutes later, Walker saved brilliantly, tipping over a long range UCD shot. UCD had the ball in the net on 20 minutes but the effort was disallowed for offside.
On the half hour, Jake Ellis played in Lunat down the right wing, but the winger overran the ball and Williams gathered safely.
On the hour mark, substitute Adam Neto found himself clear in the area, but Williams saved well. UCD broke immediately and Camara forced Walker into a save.
The only goal of the game came on 70 minutes. UCD advanced on the left and the ball was pulled back to Jack Ryan who scored from inside the box.
SJ.B Academy Under 19 team v. UCD: 25 Jordan Walker, 2 Jack Gallagher, 4 Riyad Simon, 5 Jake Byrne, 6 Dylan Hennessy, 7 Siddeeq Lunat, 8 Dragos, Mamaliga, 13 Aran Hennessy, 16 Niall Barr, 21 Aran Horgan, 23 Jake Ellis. Subs: 3 Shane Flynn (for Mamaliga h/t), 10 Oscar Smith (for Gallagher 80), 12 Karl King McDonnell (for A.Hennessy 86), 14 Adam Neto (for Lunat 55), 15 Joshua Ojelabi, 17 Oyindamola Sodeke, 18 Konrad Wiechec (for D. Hennessy 87).
UCD under 19s: 1 Carl Williams, 2 Adam Byrne, 3 Mark Dignam, 4 Evan Farrell, 5 Luke Boore (c), 6 Sean Quinn, 7 John O’Keane, 8 Yaya Camara, 9 Sean Mcdonald, 10 Jack Ryan, 11 Ryan Meaney. Subs: 12 Billy Griffin, 13 Esteban McElevy Brown (for Byrne 85), 14 Charlie Smith (for Ryan 88), 15 Jack Whelan (for O’Keane 61), 17 Robin Windvogel (for Camara 78), 18 Luke Hannigan (for Meaney 61), 19 Dan Mullen.
Match report: Michael Duffy
The SJ.B under 15s defeated Cabinteely 2-1 in Berryfield last Sunday. Goalscorers were Ryan Bowden and Eoin Green.
SJ.B Under 15 starting team v. Cabinteely. Cian Connnors, David Power, Andrew Moran, Ryan Bowden, Jamie Egan, Leigh Kavanagh, Sean O’Neill, R. Lennon, Oliver Matthews, Billy Vance, Darragh Lynch.
The SJ.B under 19s next fixture is away to Cork City on April 21st. Kick off in Bishopstown is 2.00pm. The SJ.B under 17s are away to Shamrock Rovers on Saturday, 14th April. Kick off is 4.00pm in Roadstone grounds. The SJ.B under 15s are away to Athlone Town on Sunday, 15 April. Kick off is 1.00pm in Lissywollen. Note that fixtures are subject to change.