Four SJ.B Academy players were away on International duty last week. Dragos Mamaliga represented Moldova under 19s in the Valentin Granatkin tournament.
Three of the under 15 squad were away last week with the Irish under 16s in Bulgaria. Billy Vance, Leigh Kavanagh and Andy Moran. Billy was on the scoresheet in the 4-2 win over Bulgaria.
On the field of play this week-end, the under 19s drew 1-1 with Wexford FC at the Academy grounds in Carrickmines last Sunday. Joshua Ojelabi put the home side in front on 27 minutes. Yaw Aboagye equalised for Wexford FC on 63 minutes.
Under 19 team v. Wexford FC: 25 Jordan walker, 2 Jack Gallagher, 5 Jake Byrne, 7 Siddeeq Lunat, 8 Dragos Mamaliga, 9 James Vance, 10 Oscar Smith, 11 Piotr Suberlak, 15 Joshua Ojelabi, 18 David Gilshenan, 20 Timmy Ilori. Subs: 1 Jack Kelly (gk), 6 Dylan Hennessy (for Lunat 63m ), 13 Aaron Hennessy, 16 Niall Barr (for Smith h/t), 17 Keelin O’Connell (for Vance 82m), 21 Aran Horgan (for Suberlak 58m), 24 Mazen Agamy (for Ojelabi 74m ).
Their next game is away to Cabinteely on Saturday, 29th September in Kilternan pitches. Kick-off is 2.00pm.
The under 17s defeated Wexford FC 3-1 last Saturday at the Academy Grounds. Jake Ellis opened the scoring on the stroke of half time after a solo run. Wexford FC equalised on 50 minutes through Robert Bulmer. Ellis added his second on 66 minutes before Byron O’Gorman wrapped up the win on the stroke of full time.
Under 17 team v. Wexford FC: 25 Sean Coffey, 2 Cian Maher, 3 Jamie Crilly, 4 Alex Rafferty, 5 Cian Walsh, 6 Aaron Rice, 10 Daniel Madaghjian, 12 Evan Dunne, 14 Jake Ellis, 15 Callum Perry, 16 Precious Omochere. Subs: 1 Enda Minogue (gk), 7 Steven Sweeney (for Rafferty 57m), 9 Eoin Darcy, 13 Panit O’Keeffe, 17 Jensen O’Connor Cox (for Omochere 88), 19 Byron O’Gorman (for Dunne 68m).
The under 17s are in second place in the Elite Southern division with two games remaining and are on course to qualify for the league play offs. Their next game is away to Cabinteely on Saturday, 22nd September in Kilternan pitches. Kick off is 2.00pm.
The under 15s defeated Galway United 2-1 away in phase 2 of the under 15 league. Andy Moran put the visitors ahead on 54 minutes while Billy Vance added a second on 80 minutes. Galway pulled a goal back before the end but the visitors held on for their win. Under 15 team v. Galway United: 25 Morgan Griffith, 2 Neil Langan, 3 David Power, 5 Leigh Kavanagh, 7 Billy Vance, 8 Regan Lennon, 9 Darragh Lynch, 13 Kevin Ryan, 15 Sean O’Neill, 16 Andrew Morgan, 17 Ollie Matthews, Subs (roll on/off): 1 Cian Connors (gk),
Their next game is at home to Galway United on Sunday, 23rd September. Kick off is 2.00pm in the Carlisle Grounds.
Please note that underage fixture dates and venues are subject to change.