SJ.B Academy u15 2 Athlone Town u15 0
Under 15 National League Group 2, Carlisle Grounds, 30 October 2017
The SJ.B Academy under 15s finished top of Group 2 of the under 15 league to guarantee a home game in the quarter finals. They also stretched their unbeaten run to eight gages, having won seven and drawn one in that run. Toby Owens fired home the opening goal from long range after just one minute. Desiny Idele had a great chance on 49 minutes to double the lead but O’Toole blocked his shot. Aaron Rice forced O’Toole into making another great save on 57 minutes.
Alex Rafferty headed home the second goal from a corner on the left on 62 minutes.
SJ.B Academy u15: Enda Minogue, Aaron Rice, James furlong, Alex Rafferty, Callum Perry, Toby Owens, Steven Sweeney, Roland Idowu, Precious Omochere, Panit O’Keeffe, Destiny Idele. Subs: Cillian McDonald (for Idowu 70), Andrew Mulvey-Mescall, Alan Leonard (for Omochere 50), Ross Molloy (for O’Keeffe 50), Cian Kelly (for Perry 65), Sean Coffey (gk).
Athlone Town u15: Sean O’Toole, Adam Cummins, Adam Dowling, James Farrell, Jack Keenan, Israel Kimazu, Adam Lennon, Ronan Garvan, Tom Devine, Ryan McCormack, Jack Reynolds. Subs: Ben O’Carroll (for Devine 65), Oisin Farrell (for McCormack 65), Roan Sweeney (for Lennon 69), Matty Cox, Nathan McCullough (for Kimazu 72), Travis Courtney, Sean Tighe (for Dowling 72), Patrick Reilly (gk) (for O’Toole 72)
Match report: Michael Duffy