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9 Tintean Coille,

Palatine Road,


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Club Colours Home: Green/Black

Club Colours Away: Black/Green

Ground: The Plots, Green Lane, Carlow

22/08/2015 21:55
Under 16 League 2019/20
St Fiacc's AFC v Hanover Harps AFC 25/1
Match Preview

4th placed St Fiacc's AFC play host to 2nd placed Hanover Harps AFC at St Fiaccs School Graigucullen at 1 pm

St Fiacc's AFC's last game was a narrow 5-4 win at home against Crettyard United AFC.
Form: W W L W W L W L W    Home Form: W W L W L

Hanover Harps AFC's last result was a confident 3-0 win at home against Baltinglass Town AFC. They are currently on a winning streak of 4 games.
Form: W W W W L W W W D    Away Form: W L D

Prediction: Home Win for St Fiacc's AFC
23/01/2020 13:28
Under 14 League Division One 2019/20
St Patrick's Boys AFC v Hanover Harps AFC 25/1
Match Preview

League leaders St Patrick's Boys AFC play host to 2nd placed Hanover Harps AFC at The Meadows Graiguecullen (St Pats Boys) at 2 pm

St Patrick's Boys AFC has yet to be beaten in this competition, having won 7 out of its last 9 games.
Form: W W W W W D W W D    Home Form: W W D W

Hanover Harps AFC's last result was a crushing 0-9 win away against Killeshin AFC.
Form: W W W L W L W W D    Away Form: W W L L

Prediction: Home Win for St Patrick's Boys AFC
23/01/2020 13:28
Vale Wanderers AFC v Hanover Harps AFC
Teams battle gale, torrents of rain and each other.
U13 League 28/11 10:00
Vale Wanderers AFC 2 - 8 Hanover Harps AFC

Despite very difficult conditions overhead and underfoot both teams produced an entertaining and exciting match .

The game started in dry conditions and for first 15 minutes defences were on top before Hanover opened the scoring.

Kyle O'Neill then equalised with a brilliant individual goal that saw him beat four players before passing the ball to the net.

Hanover retook the lead before Eoin Kirby scored a clever goal following an excellent through ball from Josh Hughes. Hanover and weather then took over as rain and wind wosened and the score at half time was 4:2.

The wind picked up again for the second half and vale struggled in the teeth of the gale with the ball being blown backwards on several occasions .

Vale's keeper Zack Kelly had an excellent match in his first day at number one.

Adam Maher had an excellent match at fullback and Timmy Clarke was also very impressive beside the always dependable Jack Dunne in defence while Mark FitzGerald and Cian Brennan worked worked hard in midfield.

28/11/2015 16:19
Under 16 League 2019/20
Hanover Harps AFC 3 - 0 Baltinglass Town AFC 18/1
Hanover Harps AFC claim victory against Baltinglass Town AFC.
2nd placed Hanover Harps AFC won 3-0 against their visitors, Baltinglass Town AFC at The Plots (Hanover Harps) at 12 pm

Hanover Harps AFC are currently on a winning streak of 4 games.They have yet to be beaten at home.
Form: W W W W L W W W D

This is Baltinglass Town AFC's first game

23/01/2020 13:28
St Patrick's Boys AFC v Hanover Harps AFC
Good win for Hannover.
u12 league 11/01 11:00
St Patrick's Boys AFC 2 - 3 Hanover Harps AFC

GrGreat game down in The Meadows this morning in a top of the table clash.

Pat's were unlucky in the first half not to score but had plenty of chances to and just couldn't find the goal.

HT 0-2

In the second half it was all Pat's and found themselves 0-3 down. With 5 minutes to go Pat's scored thier first after a wonderful cross by Mark Buggy and Mollie Cowman was there finish with a fantastic volley. 2 minutes later Mark Buggy played through Peter Lynch 1 on 1 and he made no mistake and put it into the bottom corner.

FT 2-3

Best for Pat's were Mollie Cowman, Peter Lynch and Shane Gurhy

11/01/2020 17:40
Killeshin AFC v Hanover Harps AFC
Tough Day at the office
U14 League Div 1 11/01 10:00
Killeshin AFC 0 - 9 Hanover Harps AFC
Hanover were simply impossible to deal with this morning scoring 9. Damien Corrrigan with 2 along with Riogan Doran. Sean Ryan, Ryan Fitzgerald, Jamie Wlaker, Daire Dooley, Roland Sanni all chipping in with a goal each. A great all round team performance based on simple but effected football. Killeshin with some key players missing fought as hard as they could but to no avail, Zach Owens with the only shot on target in the second half. Jack Brennan put in some shift along with Tristan Owens but in the end the mountain was to high. Killeshin knew its was going to be tough against a well organised Hanover side and that it was.
11/01/2020 14:04
Hanover Harps AFC v St Joseph's AFC
U13 League 28/03 10:00
Hanover Harps AFC 8 - 2 St Joseph's AFC

Hanover dominated from the start and were too strong for a spirited St Josephs side.

All the players for St Joseph's battled throughout and made Hanover work hard for their victory.

Goal scorers for Hanover were Ryan Brady, Kian Lawler, Eoghan Byrne, Adam McCarron, Pauric Kelly, Cian Kelly, Stephen Lacey and Matthew McCutcheon

28/03/2016 18:08
Burrin Celtic AFC v Hanover Harps AFC
Burrin Celtic 6-0 Hanover Harps
U13 League 26/03 11:15
Burrin Celtic AFC 6 - 0 Hanover Harps AFC
Burrin Celtic won convincingly at home against league leaders Hanover Harps in windy conditions at The Valley. Celtic benefitted from the wind in the first half, keeping their visitors pinned in their own half for long periods. Cian Byrne broke the deadlock in the 12th minute with a strike from just inside the box reaching the bottom corner of the Hanover net. Two minutes later, Jamie Behan put his team two up when a corner kick fell to feet in the penalty area and Jamie made no mistake with his finish. A display of skilled free taking followed from Celtic’s centre half, Fionn McCaffrey, as Hanover offences outside the penalty area were punished, resulting in a hat trick to remember for the Burrin Celtic player. Hanover faced an uphill struggle in the second half but to their credit they pressurised Celtic’s defence throughout. However, Celtic players were determined not to concede and they continued to look dangerous on the break. Myles Hutton finished the scoring mid way through the half as he controlled the ball in the box and finished from close range. Best for Burrin Celtic were Lorcan Canavan, Fionn McCaffrey, Jack O’Neill and Cian Brennan. Best for Hanover Harps were Adam McCarron, Bryan McMahon and Alan Geoghegan.
26/03/2016 17:59
Nurney Villa AFC v Hanover Harps AFC
U14 League 19/03 11:00
Nurney Villa AFC 1 - 4 Hanover Harps AFC

A depleted Nurney Villa side had to resort to playing 3 underage players, who all acquitted themselves well - but it was Hanover who started the better and stronger. Nurney were at times playing some neat football and they certainly let their opponents know that they were in a game, as they fought tenaciously for every ball. Hanover went 0-1 up through Jake Murphy, quickly followed by another from Tadgh Dunne for 0-2 and just before half-time Josh Lacken made it 0-3, although, Nurney had a couple of chances that both fell to Brooklyn Dermody, but they were spurned.

In the second - half Nurney had a really good spell that shocked Hanover, as they really gave it a go and with about 15 minutes gone a good run and pass by Brooklyn Dermody released Paidraig Nolan who fired past the Hanover keeper from the edge of the box for 1-3 and all to play for. Try as they might Nurney couldn't managed to get another goal, which would have made the match very interesting and near the end the game was sealed by full-back Ben Crotty who fired home a screamer from all of 30 yards for a final score of 1-4.

Best for hard working Nurney were, Liam Nolan, Padraig Nolan and Mark Dermody, whilst standing out for Hanover were Kyle Khumalo, Edward Hatton and Corey Connolly.

19/03/2016 16:42
Hanover Harps AFC v St Patrick's Boys AFC
U14 League 05/03 12:30
Hanover Harps AFC 1 - 0 St Patrick's Boys AFC

Hanover Harps and St Pats had a very competitive game at The Plots which ended in a 1 - 0 victory for Harps. The two teams were evenly matched and both created a number of chances with some great battles in midfield. Harps back four and midfield began to gain the upper hand in the second. Hanover kept pressing and created more chances but couldn't get a second goal to kill off the game. Credit to St Pat's, they were a threat until the end.

This was a superb team performance from everyone of Hanover Harps players today.

Best for St Pat's were Mark Behan, Kian Lacey and Darragh O Donoghue.

05/03/2016 18:35
Hanover Harps AFC v St Joseph's AFC
U14 League 27/02 10:00
Hanover Harps AFC 3 - 1 St Joseph's AFC

Hanover won this game 3-1. The early exchanges were very even with both teams creating chances. Fernando Vargas made a good save to deny St Josephs. A good passing move from Hanover resulted in a great left footed finish from Luke Brennan to put Harps one up. Hanover pressed hard early in the second half and after a number of corners, Luke Brennan headed a Ben Crotty corner for his second goal and completed his perfect hat rick midway through the second half, when he hit a right footed volley to the roof of Joeys net. Credit to St Josephs as they never gave up and were rewarded with a goal near the end. Hanover's scorer of the day was Luke Brennan, with best players Shane Murphy, Ben Crotty, Corey Connolly and Alberto Rodriguez.

Best for Joeys were Paddy Regan, Kian Dooley and Arnas Ubartus.

27/02/2016 18:30
Hanover Harps AFC v St Patrick's Boys AFC
hanover v st pats
U13 League 20/02 11:45
Hanover Harps AFC 1 - 0 St Patrick's Boys AFC
early exchanges in this top of the table clash were every even. conditions were very difficult but both teams passed the ball around trying to get the upper hand. Hanover took the lead midway through the first half when Eoghan Byrne connected with an Adam McCarron corner to score. the half ended with few chances. Hanover started the second half strongly and Eoghan Byrne was unable to convert two good chances, st pats were trying hard but were finding it difficult to break a stubborn Hanover midfield and defence, pats did have the final chance when Kain Lawlor nearly put the ball in his own net,just before the end, Eoghan Byrne thought he had a second with a good finish, but the ref gave a free instead. best were Alan Geogeghan, Bryan McMahon, and Euan Dunn for st pats Cillian Fagan, Daniel Core and Dara Kelly
20/02/2016 17:54
Parkville United AFC v Hanover Harps AFC
U14 League 06/02 12:45
Parkville United AFC 2 - 4 Hanover Harps AFC

Conditions were not favourable for this fixture and both teams struggled to get to grips with the strong wind. Hanover made it hard for Parkville from the kick off and kept them confined to their own half of the pitch for much of the 1st half. Hanover took the lead after 8mins with a goal from Ryan Kennealy after some sloppy defending from Parkville. They added a 2nd again by Ryan Kennealy on 15mins and dominated the rest of the 1st half adding a 3rd goal again by in form Ryan Kennealy.

Parkville fought back early on in the 2nd half and got on the scoreboard with a well taken strike from Eoghann Cunnane. Hanover however bit back with their 4th goal again by man of the match Ryan Kennealy ,only to conceed a penalty which was put home again by Eoghann Cunnane. Final score Parkville 2 Hanover Harps 4.

Best for Parkville ; Eoghann Cunnane, Cathal Cullen, Eoghann lennon.

Best for Hanover Harps ; Luke Ramsbottom, Shane Murphy, Luke Brennan

Report ; Larry Barr

06/02/2016 17:02
St Joseph's AFC v Hanover Harps AFC
Bad day at the office for St Joseph's on a wet and windy day
U13 League 06/02 11:30
St Joseph's AFC 0 - 12 Hanover Harps AFC

Hanover Harps started off the game and after five mins St Joseph's were down 0-1. St Joseph's tried their best but Hanover Harps were getting the better chances and just before half time were 0-5. H-T 0-5. St Joseph's tried hard and their Goalkeeper pulled off some great saves but Hanover Harps had a few chances and scored again 0-6. St Joseph's battled hard but it wasn't to be. Hanover Harps scored another few to make it 0-12. F-T 0-12.

St Joseph's Best Players were: Micheal Hosey, Chloe Curran, James Hayden.

Hanover Harps Goalscorers were: John Ryan(1), Adam McCarron(2), Cian Kelly(1), Eoghan Byrne(3), Padraic Kelly(3), Kian Lawlor(2).

Hanover Harps Best Players were: Conor Deenihan, Matthew McCutcheon, Stephen Lacey.

06/02/2016 14:56
Hanover Harps AFC v Vale Wanderers AFC
hanover v vale u13
U13 League 30/01 11:30
Hanover Harps AFC 9 - 0 Vale Wanderers AFC
Hanover dominated the game from the start and were 1 up within ten mins trough Eoghan Byrne. Hanover continued to press and addedthree more goals from Byrne again Adam Hafaeidh and Adam McCarron. Eoghan Byrne got his hat trick with a great finish and Cain Kelly and Ryan Brady made it 7-0 at half time. Vale fought bravely but could not break down the Hanover team. Eoghan Byrne got his fourth and McCarron finish the scoring just before the end. best were Steven Lacey Evan Gorey and Bryan McMahon. best for Vale were Mark Fitzgerald Jack Dunne and Timmy Clarke
30/01/2016 18:11
Hanover Harps AFC v St Fiacc's AFC
U14 League 23/01 13:30
Hanover Harps AFC 3 - 3 St Fiacc's AFC

The home team didnt have a great day, but showed great team work. St Fiacs were two up at half time. Our goal scorer of the day was Corey Kelliher, who scored a hatrick to bring the game to 3-3 at full time. Hanover's best players were Alberto Rodriguez, Josh Lacken and Luke Ramsbottom.

St Fiacs scorers were Craig Doyle scoring two and Jake Haughney.

Best for St Fiacs were Craig Doyle, Jake Haughney and Ben Smith.

23/01/2016 16:38
Hanover Harps AFC v Burrin Celtic AFC
Hanover Harps 3 v 1 Burren Celtic
U13 League 09/01 13:00
Hanover Harps AFC 3 - 1 Burrin Celtic AFC
This top of the table clash did not disappoint as both teams played there first match in a couple of weeks. Hanover started the brighter and were unlucky not to take the lead when Eoghan Byrne rose to meet a Adam McCarron Corner. But Burren showed way they are champions for the last two years and slowly started to get back into the game. Burren took the lead after a good run down the right by Cain Byrne found Jamie Fitzgearld unmarked at back post. both teams played good football and both had chances to score but the half ended 1- 0. Burren started the second half strongly and Matthew Mccutcheon made a great save from Myles Hutton to keep Hanover in the game. With 15 minutes left Hanover started to get on top. Then Eoghan Byrne raced on to a through ball from Alan Geogeghan to draw level. The last ten minutes was all Hanover and they took the lead when Ryan Brady struck a great shot into the roof of the net. Adam McCarron found Evan Gorey who showed great skill and feet to slot home the third for Hanover to seal a great win. Both teams played there part in a good game of football. best for Hanover were Evan Gorey, John Ryan, Ryan Brady and Eoghan Byrne for Burren Fioon Mccaffrey, Jamie Behan, and Jamie Fitzgerald.
09/01/2016 18:32
Hanover Harps AFC v Vale Wanderers AFC
Hanover v Vale Wanderers
U14 League 19/12 10:00
Hanover Harps AFC 0 - 4 Vale Wanderers AFC

Today was'nt Hanover's day, losing 4-0 to Vale Wanderers. Tommy Cummins scored 2 goals , Rob Bulmer scored 1 and Glen Halligan scored 1. Best were Tom Gardiner , Adam Cummins, PJ Haughney and Fiac O Toole.

Best for Hanover were Ben Crotty, Shane Murphy, Jake Murphy and Rian Kenneally

19/12/2015 17:25
Bagenalstown AFC v Hanover Harps AFC
U13 league Bagenalstown V Hanover Harps
U13 League 19/12 12:00
Bagenalstown AFC 1 - 1 Hanover Harps AFC
U-13 soccer. Bagenalstown 1, Hanover Harps 1. This was a well contested game, where the elements played their part, it was very exciting throughout. Bagenalstown took the lead midway through the first half when Eoghan Hickey finished a corner to the net. Midway through the second half Hanover got level when their centre half headed a corner to the net. Best for Bagenalstown were Michael Mullins, Craig Kehoe, Billy Fitzpatrick and the two Shanes.
19/12/2015 16:20
Hanover Harps AFC v Nurney Villa AFC
Hanover Harps v Nurney Villa
U14 League 09/01 11:30
Hanover Harps AFC 8 - 0 Nurney Villa AFC
With four goals in each half, Hanover completed a comprehensive victory over Nurney Villa at The Plots, with some slick and stylish interplay. To their credit Nurney never gave up, but battled to the end and their best performances came from Mark Dermody, Paddy Kavanagh, Jack McLoughlin and Sean Moloney. Goals from Hanover came from Luke Brennan scoring a hatrick, Corey Kelliher scoring two, Tadgh Dunne scoring one, Ryan Keneally scoring one and Edward Hatton scoring one.
28/11/2015 16:35
Hanover Harps AFC v New Oak Boys AFC
Hanover Harps v New Oak Boys
U13 League 21/11 10:00
Hanover Harps AFC 8 - 1 New Oak Boys AFC

Hanover started the game brightly and went 2-0 up with great goals from Kian Lawler and John Ryan. New Oak pulled a goal back through Brandon Doyle, but Hanover continued to dominate and got further goals through Eoghan Byrne, Adam Hafaeidh (2) and Ryan Brady. New Oak showed a lot of spirit in the second half, but Hanover got further goals through Pauric Kelly and Adam McCarron.

Best for Hanover were Evan Gorry, Bryan McMahon and Euan Dunne. Best for New Oak were Sean Sani, Bonny and Brandon Doyle

21/11/2015 17:36
St Joseph's AFC v Hanover Harps AFC
Harps too strong for a gallant joeys.
U14 League 21/11 11:30
St Joseph's AFC 1 - 3 Hanover Harps AFC
Hanover harps started the better of the two teams and took the lead after 20mins when Conor Duffy burst through to score Hanover doubled their lead through a headed goal from a corner by Tadhg Dunne , Joeys tried hard to get into the game but were finding it tough H/T 0-2 .St joseph's played alot better in the second half and reduce hanover's lead when Arnas Ubartas scored to make it 1-2 .St Joseph's tried their best to get an equaliser by its wasn't to be and Hanover went up and scored a 3rd goal through another header from Tadhg Dunne to seal a deserved win F/T 1-3. Best Players: Aongus o Se, Cian Nichol, Kian Dooley. Best Players for Hanover were :Ben crotty, Corey Kelliher, Luke Brennan.
21/11/2015 13:47
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