The under 19s defeated Athlone Town 1-0 in Pearse Park, Sallynoggin last Sunday in the Shield competition. Goal scorer was Josh Ojelabi on 23 minutes. They will now play Shelbourne away in the next round on Saturday, 13th October. Kick off in Tolka Park is 2.00pm.
Under 19 team v. Athlone Town: 1 Jack Kelly, 2 Jack Gallagher, 4 Riyad Simon, 6 Dylan Hennessy, 7 Siddeeq Lunat, 9 James Vance, 11 Piotr Suberlak, 15 Joshua Ojelabi, 18 David Gilshenan, 20 Timmy Ilori, 22 Mazen Agamy. Subs: 8 Dragos Mamaliga (for Gilshenan 70m), 13 Aaron Hennessy (for m), 16 Niall Barr (for Suberlak 83m), 17 Keelin O’Connell (for Vance 91m), 21 Aran Horgan (for Ilori 25m). 25 Jordan Walker (gk)
The under 17s were defeated 4-2 by Finn Harps in the league quarter final last Sunday at the Carlisle Grounds. Harps had already defeated the Academy under 17s in the cup this season.
Harps took the lead on 10 minutes through Conor Black. Precious Omochere equalized on 17 minutes. Ronan Gallagher then scored twice, on 22 and 32 minutes, to put the visitors in a commanding position. Daragh Ellison added a fourth a minute before the break. The home side were reduced to ten men on 75 minutes when Steven Sweeney received a second yellow card. Omochere pulled a goal back on 80 minutes.
Under 17 team v. Finn Harps: 25 Sean Coffey, 2 Cian Maher, 3 Jamie Crilly, 15 Callum Perry, 4 Alex Rafferty, 6 Aaron Rice, 8 Glen Hollywood, 10 Daniel Madaghjian, 12 Evan Dunne, 16 Precious Omochere, 19 Byron O’Gorman. Subs: 24 Enda Minogue (gk), 5 Cian Walsh (for Dunne h/t), 7 Steven Sweeney (for Hollywood h/t), 9 Eoin Darcy (for Perry 69), 13 Panit O’Keeffe (for O’Gorman h/t), 14 Jake Ellis, 17 Jensen O’Connor Cox (for Omochere 80).
The under 15s were defeated 4-2 at home to St. Patrick’s Athletic in the Academy Grounds in Carrickmines last Sunday. St. Pat’s were two goals up at the break with strikes from Kyle Conway (13) and Matthew Brennan (37). Cian Kavanagh added a third for the visitors on 52 minutes. Billy Vance pulled a goal back for the home side on 54 minutes before scoring again on the hour mark. St. Pat’s sealed victory when Kavanagh scored his second on 70 minutes.
Under 15 starting team v. St. Patrick’s Athletic: 1 Cian Connors, 5 Leigh Kavanagh, 7 Billy Vance, 8 Regan Lennon, 9 Darragh Lynch, 10 Eoin Green, 13 Kevin Ryan, 15 Sean O’Neill, 16 Andy Moran, 17 Ollie Matthews, 19 Kyle Nolan.