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Bernard O'Shea

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50 Oakley Park

Graiguecullen

Carlow

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Ground: St Fiacc's N.S., Killeshin Road, Carlow

22/08/2015 22:17
St Fiacc's AFC v Burrin Celtic AFC Pink
u13 girls 04/12 11:30
St Fiacc's AFC 7 - 0 Burrin Celtic AFC Pink

Fiaccs 7 Burren Pink 0

A controlled performance from St Fiaccs from start to finish saw them run out convincing winners of this match in Knockbeg

It took until the 13th minute for Ashlee Smith to open the scoring after picking up on a loose throw in and making her way into the box before slotting the ball into the net. 3 minutes later and Ashlee had her second of the game after some good build up play by Nicole Osborne and the ever reliable Ali O Connor.

On 18 minutes Leah Cummins added a third goal, cutting in from the wing and scoring past the keeper.

Right on half time, Katelyn Moran saw her corner evade everyone and end up in the net.

St Fiaccs started the second half quickly with Ashlee Smith completing her hattrick and adding to it with another good predator finish to give her 4 goals on the day.

Hanna Kerfah then rounded off the scoring after another great corner sent in by Katelyn Moran.

A convincing win with good performances by all, especially Ali O Connor, Hanna Kerfah and Evie Stynes

Best for Burren were Katie Hourihane, Sophia Slattery, Sophie Maher

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04/12/2021 14:56
St Fiacc's AFC v Killeshin AFC
St.Fiaccs 4 v Killeshin 1
U16 league 04/12 10:00
St Fiacc's AFC 4 - 1 Killeshin AFC
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04/12/2021 13:01
St Fiacc's AFC v Burrin Celtic AFC
U16 league 20/11 11:00
St Fiacc's AFC 1 - 0 Burrin Celtic AFC

St. Fiaccs 1 V Burrin Celtic 0

A tough game this morning played in difficult, winter like conditions out in Knockbeg College. The first half was an even contest with both sides probing and looking to gain the upper hand in the game. Chances were few and far between but both goalkeepers, Cody Tucker for Fiaccs and Dylan Cunningham for Burrin, had to be alert and make important saves. The deadlock was finally broken after 20 minutes, with Shane Kelly and the lively Sean Lydon-Hennessy combining to cross into the box for captain for the day, Lucas O’Neill, to head home to make it 1-0 to St. Fiaccs.

St. Fiaccs came out with an extra vigour and much improved in the second half and began to create more chances, with the excellent Calin Iancu and Shane Grant pulling the strings in midfield. Patrick O’Connor’s pin point crosses kept the pressure on the Burrin defence, causing them all sort of headaches and with the introduction of Rian Ayres up front to pair with Dylan Murphy the chances were starting to build up for St. Fiaccs in search of that elusive second goal that never came. The away side had a couple of chances to create a nervy last few minutes for St. Fiaccs but the back line of Rob Coleman, Aidan Bradley, the impressive Josh Clear and Ryan Donnelly-Finn held strong and never gave an inch to see out the clean sheet and a deserved 1-0 win.

All around, a much improved team performance by St. Fiaccs with special mention to Josh Clear, Calin Iancu and Rob Coleman.

Best for Burrin Celtic were Dylan Cunningham in goals, Johnny Maher in defence and the lively Dylan Ruane.

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20/11/2021 15:27
Burrin Celtic Green Team
Burrin Celtic AFC Green v St Fiacc's AFC
Entertaining Game at The Valley
U13 Girls 30/10 10:00
Burrin Celtic AFC Green 6 - 3 St Fiacc's AFC

On a fresh sunny morning in Ballon both teams started cautiously before a great strike from Leah Nelson put St. Fiaccs one nil up. Burin Celtic settled into the game and 2 goals from Lucy Kinsella settled their nerves. The game was end to end before Anna Cullen made it 3 for the home side. At half time both teams knew there were more goals to be had in the second half.

St Fiaccs started the second half strong and were rewarded by a Hannah Kerfah strike to make it 3-2, Burrin Celtic were nervous as the pressure grew on their defence. A quick break from Lucy Kinsella who was fouled in the build up but referee Morgan O’ Reilly played a great advantage and Lucy Malone coolly slotted home to make it 4-2.

Burrin Celtic settled again and 2 Eimear Bolger goals gave the home side breathing room. Another Leah Nelson goal for St. Fiaccs made it 6-3 at the final whistle. Burrin Celtic had strong performances from Lucy Kinsella, Aoife Bergin, Anna Cullen, Sophia Slattery and Caoimhe Dempsey.

St. Fiaccs saw great goals and assists from Sienna Smith, Hannah Kerfah, Leah Nelson and Ashley Smith.

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30/10/2021 14:55
St Patrick's Boys AFC v St Fiacc's AFC
Good win for hungry St. Fiaccs Team
U16 league 22/01 11:15
St Patrick's Boys AFC 0 - 2 St Fiacc's AFC

A bright morning in the Meadows hosted an exiting game of football.

The game started off end to end until Rian Ayers opened the scoring after 20 minutes. St.Pats got back into the game but they couldn’t convert there chances.

Half Time, Fiaccs 1-0

St.Pats created chances but couldn’t break through the Fiaccs defence. 30 minutes into the second half Oshoka Saliu made it 2-0 to secure the 3 points.

St Fiaccs had a brilliant team performance

Best for Pats - Marc Mulhall , Ben Cullen and Sean Walsh

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22/01/2022 17:51
Under 14 Girls SFAI Cup
Clonmel 1 - 5 St Fiacc's AFC 22/1
Clonmel suffer defeat to St Fiacc's AFC.
Clonmel were beaten at home by St Fiacc's AFC at Clonmel Home Ground

Both teams have already played a single game.

24/01/2022 23:18
Nurney Villa AFC v St Fiacc's AFC
Comfortable Win for St. Fiacc's
U16 league 15/01 10:00
Nurney Villa AFC 1 - 5 St Fiacc's AFC
Dylan Murphy opened the scoring in the 15th min and St. Fiacc's never looked back. Patrick O'Connor add a 2nd just before the half. Harijs made it 3 nil to St. Fiacc's 2 min into the 2nd half. This caused Nurney to lose all composure and discipline giving up a penalty on 55 min which Anthony Dermody saved. Fiacc's added a 4th from the head of Dylan Murphy a few minutes later. After numerous bad tackles Nurney when a man down in the 60th min. Josh Kearney drilled home a free kick for Nurney in the 75th min but a 2nd man was sent off just after the restart and Nurney where 2 men down. Aidan Bradley finished the scoring in the 80th min. Callum Iancu, Darragh Nolan and Shane Grant controlled the game to secure a comfortable win for St. Fiacc's
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15/01/2022 18:33
Nurney Villa AFC v St Fiacc's AFC
Young Saints go marching on
u13 girls 15/01 11:45
Nurney Villa AFC 1 - 5 St Fiacc's AFC
An entertaining game in Nurney saw the visitors come away with a result that does not reflect the hard work that the home side put in defensively all game, but certainly no one can take away from the dominance of the young St Fiaccs ladies throughout the hour. The visitors started brightly and peppered the Nurney goal with shots following long periods of possession. Zara farrell was simply magnificent in the home sides goal and she saved multiple shots throughout the game that would do justice to any league or division. But with all this pressure, St Fiaccs found the net twice in the half from Ally O connor and debutant Lilly Monaghan. They seemed to be cruising but a wonderful surging run from Nurneys impressive Natalia Decka saw her finish past an advancing goalkeeper to leave it 1 2 in favour of St Fiaccs at half time. This seemed to bring a new determination to the visitors but a resolute home defence lead by Hannah Carroll and Holly Murphy held out waves of attacks. Nurney lived on a few break away chances and Gemma Fleming did well to link up with Eimear Craddock and Ella Kearney to create half a chance for them But the goals came for Fiaccs as the pressure told. Oconnor got her 2nd and this was added to by Kathlin Moran and Nicole Osborne to leave the score 5 1 to the visitors at full time. Hanna Kerfah aside from those all ready mentioned was excellent for the visitors.
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15/01/2022 17:29
Burrin Celtic AFC v St Fiacc's AFC
U15 girls 08/01 12:45
Burrin Celtic AFC 2 - 0 St Fiacc's AFC

Great win for Burrin Celtic U15 girls against a strong St Fiaccs . Both teams played well in the first half Burrin girls were under pressure playing against the strong wind , Leah Fitzpatrick and Shannon Greene went on some great runs but Fiaccs back line kept them out it was 0-0 at half time . Second half started a lot brighter for Burrin girls with another great run from Leah Fitzpatrick scoring the first goal for Burrin . Fiaccs came back into the game but Molly Maher , Ellie Byrne, Sarah Duffy and Peggy Byrne keeping Fiaccs at bay. Fiaccs and a great chance a scoring a goal but Hannah Hutton the burrin Keeper made a great save .Sammy Salter, Grace Walker , Leah Mannion and Julia Crawford played some lovely soccer in Mid Field.Kate Kearns was put on the back line for Burrin and had a fantastic game . Fiaccs start putting on the pressure again with all their girls playing well. Leah Mannion got the ball betting a few of the Fiaccs players and went on a great run scoring the 2nd goal for Burrrin . Sinead Kirwan, Isabelle Finnegan,Chelsea Murphy and Abby Keppel playing some lovely soccer .

Over all both teams played an even game of soccer.

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08/01/2022 15:48
Vale Wanderers AFC v St Fiacc's AFC
U16 league 08/01 10:00
Vale Wanderers AFC 1 - 4 St Fiacc's AFC

Vale Wanderers 1-4 St Fiaccs

On a wind swept morning in the Superbowl both teams put in great performance. Vale were hindered by absetees but really worked hard in the face of it. St Fiaccs dominated the first half and should really have been ahead at half time. The second half started with Fiaccs again on the front foot and took the lead after 50 minutes. The lead was doubled on 55 minutes and well deserved. Vale then started to get into the game and pulled a goal back on 60 minutes through Keelan Byrne. St Fiaccs then raised the tempo and scired again on 70 and 75 minutes. Goal scorers for St Fiaccs were Dylan Murphy, Sean Lydon Hennessy(2) and Patrick O'Connor.

Best for Vale were Ben Stanley, Noah Walsh and Mark Stanley.

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08/01/2022 13:47
New Oak Boys AFC v St Fiacc's AFC
u13 girls 11/12 12:45
New Oak Boys AFC 1 - 4 St Fiacc's AFC

New Oak hosted St Fiaccs in a very entertaining game in Burrin Rd this morning. The home side went 1-0 up in the 13th minute with a great shot to the top corner from Aoibhinn Keogh.St Fiaccs then leveled it with a well taken penalty by Ashlee Smith in the 16th minute.New Oak goalkeeper Niamh Lyons made a great save from another penalty in the 24th minute. St Fiaccs took the lead in the 27th minute through Nicole Osborne to take a 2-1 advantage going in to half time. Both teams battled hard in the second half and St Fiaccs added 2 more goals with another from Smith and a sublime effort from Carly Corcoran to make the final score 4-1 to the visitors.

Best for New Oak were Bronagh Myers, Cara Dunne and Aoibinn Keogh while Erica McNally, Carley Corcoran and Hannah Kerfah stood out for St Fiaccs.

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11/12/2021 16:54
St Joseph's AFC v St Fiacc's AFC
U16 league 27/11 10:00
St Joseph's AFC 1 - 5 St Fiacc's AFC
St Fiacc’s ran comfortable winners in the end and were 4 up before half time through Lucas O Neill with 2 and Sean Lyndon Hennessy grabbing another 2. It was more of the same after the break and Patrick O Connor made it 5. St Joseph’s got a consolation through Ross Moran. Best for St Fiaccs Shane Grant, Dillon Murphy and Aidan Bradley while best for Joeys Conal McGuire Joe Bermingham and David Lynch.
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27/11/2021 14:04
St Fiacc's AFC v Vale Wanderers AFC
U15 girls 20/11 12:45
St Fiacc's AFC 2 - 2 Vale Wanderers AFC

St Fiaccs 2 Vale 2

A closely fought battle on the pitch finished with a share of the points in Knockbeg on Saturday lunchtime.

Vale scored an early goal on 7 minutes through Alice Hickey, beating the Fiaccs keeper at her near post. St Fiaccs regrouped quickly and equalised a couple of minutes later after some great work from Ashlee Smith who crossed to Leah Cummins to score.

The second half continued as the first with St Fiaccs applying the pressure. Burren won a corner 13 mins into the second and the ball made its way through to Zoe Clarke who managed to get the ball over the keeper into the net to give them a 2 1 lead. But a never say die attitude from this Fiaccs side saw them battle back again and deservedly equalise through Ashlee Smith after some great play from Nadine O Reilly.

The game finished 2-2 with some excellent performances from Hanna Kerfah, Hannah Matthews and Kerri Mcdonald. Best for Vale were Aluce Hickey, Zoe Clarke and Liadh Nolan.

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20/11/2021 15:15
Burrin Celtic AFC White v St Fiacc's AFC
13/11/2021 16:11
Nurney Villa AFC v St Fiacc's AFC
St. Fiacc’s Claim Victory Against Gallant Nurney
U15 girls 06/11 13:00
Nurney Villa AFC 0 - 2 St Fiacc's AFC

Top of the table St. Fiacc’s travelled to Nurney on Saturday for an entertaining, competitive match. The game started with lively football, but with both defences on top. St. Fiacc’s made some threatening play down their right wing in the early stages with Abbey O’Shea getting forward from right back, but each time the danger was snuffed out by the excellent Ellen Barrett. Nurney had some threatening counter-attacks, with Natalia Dzeko causing problem’s for the St. Fiacc’s defence. Shortly before half time, Abbey O’Shea received the ball outside the corner for the Nurney penalty area and lofted a brilliant goal over the goalie and into the far corner. One-nil to St. Fiacc’s at half time.

The second half started off at a fast pace, and Nurney started making more in-roads to the St. Fiacc’s defence, with Holly Ryan and Mai Cradock working hard in midfield. Nurney got a couple of chances from corners and were starting to get in behind the St. Fiacc’s defence, with some tight off-side calls, but St. Fiacc’s defence held firm. With about 7 minutes to go, Nadine O’Reilly burst through the Nurney defence and finished into the bottom corner, to put St. Fiacc’s two up. Both teams pushed to get a goal, and the game was quite end-to-end, with Isabelle Nash playing very well for St. Fiacc’s. A great Nurney move and some impressible individual skill from Natalia Deka opened a good chance, but the St. Fiacc’s goalkeeper made an excellent save.

Two-nil the game finished, after a commendable performance from both teams.

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06/11/2021 16:31
Killeshin AFC v St Fiacc's AFC
Killeshin 5 v St.Fiaccs 4
U16 league 06/11 10:30
Killeshin AFC 5 - 4 St Fiacc's AFC
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06/11/2021 15:55
St Patrick's Boys AFC v St Fiacc's AFC
Great game under glorious sunshine at The Meadows
U16 league 30/10 11:30
St Patrick's Boys AFC 6 - 3 St Fiacc's AFC

A sunny morning in the Meadows hosted a thrilling game of football. This was the 1st time the teams had played each other in about 4 years with this St. Pat's team never having beaten this St. Fiaccs team before.

St Pat's started off the better of the teams and scored a goal after 5 minutes from a tidy finish from Pep Pares Sanchez-llibre (Pep). A few minutes later a through ball from Oisin Daly put Pep through on goal and was nicely finished into the corner. After some brilliant build up play was rewarded by a good finish from Oisin Daly, quickly followed by a good finish from Noah Mulligan. Lucas ó Néill got a goal back for Fiaccs after 25 minutes. Just before half time Pep scored another completing his hatrick.

Fiaccs started the 2nd half well and were rewarded with another goal from Lucas O Néill then followed top corner free kick from Dylan Murphy. With about 5 minutes to go Pep scored another goal.

Best for Pat's were Jan Flejszar, Oisin Daly and Dan Corcoran.

Best for Fiacc's were Ryan Donnelly Finn, Lucas ó Néill and Darragh Nolan.

Man of the match Pep Pares Sanchez-llibre.

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30/10/2021 17:14
St Fiacc's AFC v Burrin Celtic AFC
U15 girls 23/10 11:45
St Fiacc's AFC 3 - 1 Burrin Celtic AFC

St Fiaccs 3 Burren 1

St Fiaccs U15 girls made it 2 wins out of 2 with a hard fought win over a strong Burren team. Ashlee Smith continued her goal scoring run when she opened the scoring with a well taken goal after 15 mins.

Burren grew into the game and equalised through a penalty after some good play involving Leah Mannion which Ellie Byrne converted.

St Fiaccs upped the pace again after this and after some pressure from the excellent Hanna Kerfah and Mia Branagan, Ashlee Smith was fouled and she scored the resulting penalty to give Fiaccs a 2 1 half time lead.

The second half saw both sides create chances with both teams hitting the woodwork. St Fiaccs made sure of the win with a poachers finish from Leah Cummins Nelson in injury time.

Best for St Fiaccs were Hannah Matthews, Hannah Kerfah and Katelyn Moran while Ellie Byrne, Leah Mannion and Molly Maher stood out for Burren

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23/10/2021 17:21
St Fiacc's AFC v Ballymurphy Celtic FC
U16 league 23/10 10:00
St Fiacc's AFC 1 - 4 Ballymurphy Celtic FC

St Fiaccs 1 Ballymurphy 4

A hard fought match at a cold and windswept Knockbeg college this morning, with the final scoreline not reflecting the close competitive nature of this tie.

Ballymurphy took the lead early in the match with the ensuing St Fiaccs pressure being rewarded with a Dylan Murphy penalty. Ballymurphy then retook the lead with a cracker of a strike from 30 yards out into the top left hand corner of the goal past Fiaccs keeper Marty McGrath and went in at half time 2-1 ahead.

St Fiaccs turned up the pressure on the opponents goal in the 2nd half but Ballymurphy stood strong withstanding everything that was thrown at them. Two excellent counter attacks from a resolute and determined Ballymurphy team resulted in two further goals resulting in a final score of 4-1 to the away team.

Best for Fiaccs were Dylan Murphy, Lucas O Neill and Marty McGrath.

Ballymurphy to a man played brilliantly as a team with a well deserved win.

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23/10/2021 17:19
St Fiacc's AFC v Vale Wanderers AFC
U16 league 16/10 12:00
St Fiacc's AFC 2 - 1 Vale Wanderers AFC

St Fiaccs 2 V Vale Wanderes 1

This was a very entertaining game from the first whistle with the home side playing some lovely passing and moving football.

Fiaccs created a few early chances but failed to make any count until half way through the first half a lovely cross from Patrick Ó Conner was met with a powerful header from captain Shane Grant to put the home side 1 up.

SOON after a lovely passing move from Patrick O Connor and Dylan Murphy sent Sean

Lydon Hennessy through and he played a lovely ball into Oskaha to finish expertly to the bottom corner.

The away side came back at Fiaccs for the reminder of the half but defensively Fiaccs stood up to everything that was coming there way. Half Time 2 _0.. Into the second half and it was the away side who continued to dominate but to a man the home side defended like lions and never gave an inch. With a few minutes left the away side scored to make it a nervy last few minutes but Fiaccs held on for a well deserved win. Excellent all round performance but special mention to Calin Iancu , Darragh Nolan, Seán Hennessy and Marty MC Grath.

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16/10/2021 16:09
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