CDJL Match Reports
Parkville United AFC v Burrin Celtic AFC
Burrin Celtic Do the Double
U14 Cup 02/05 16:00
Parkville United AFC 0 - 12 Burrin Celtic AFC

Burrin Celtic completed the U14 league and cup double by beating Parkville United in the cup final. Celtic were favourites going into the fixture after winning the Div 1 league but Parkville were deserved finalists after a terrific cup run.

Burrin quickly went into the lead with Edward O’Byrne scoring after some good play by Charlie Clarke. Matthew Drought then put Celtic two goals ahead with a fine long range effort. Parkville didn’t let their heads drop though and came back into the game. However Burrin were just too strong and three more goals from Edward O’Byrne and another from Evan Kelliher left the score 6-0 to the Division 1 league champions at half time.

Both sides made changes in the second half and the game continued to play out the same as the first half with Burrin creating chances. Six more goals came through Aaron Kelly, James Bergin, Kyle Connolly, Kyle Maloney, Edward O’Byrne and Evan Kelliher, to leave the score 12-0 to Burrin Celtic.

The Parkville players responded to the crowd cheering them on and kept fighting for every ball right up to the final whistle. Burrin Celtic completed a memorable year and added the cup to their league trophy.

Noah Cullen was awarded man of the match but it could’ve been anyone from 6 or 7 Celtic players with Charlie Clarke, Edward O’Byrne and Matthew Drought particularly impressing.

03/05/2022 18:35
Hanover Harps AFC v St Anne's AFC
Shockin decison making
u15 cup 02/05 17:30
Hanover Harps AFC 2 - 1 St Anne's AFC
02/05/2022 20:57
St Anne's AFC v Hanover Harps AFC
U13 Cup 30/04 13:30
St Anne's AFC 0 - 3 Hanover Harps AFC

Hanover Harps met St Anne's of Ballylinan today on St Pats all weather Astro pitch for their U13 Cup Final. Both teams came out very strong from the start with hunger in their bellies for the win. With nil all lookin likely coming up to half time, Hanovers Timmy Adeleye scored a cracker of a goal from outside the box in the 24th minute. St Anne's replied straight away with a goal but were very unlucky to have it called offside. 1-0 to Hanover at half time.

In the second half Hanovers Alex Mazur made their lead stronger with a fantastic goal from outside the box two minutes into the second half. 2-0 to Hanover. St Anne's never put their heads down and showed a massive team spirit by pushing hard and never giving up, however Alex Mazur just couldn't be stopped and scored another brilliant goal. 3-0 to Hanover. St Anne's came close to scoring just before the end of the game with a shot that rattled the crossbar and came back out for a brilliant save from the Hanover goalie Peter Breen Parle. Final score in this amazing cup final 3-0 to Hanover.

Goal scorers for Hanover Harps were Timmy Adeleye 1 and Alex Mazur 2.

Best or Hanover Harps were Sean ó Brien, Charlie McHugh and Adam Haughney.

With Timmy Adeleye getting Man of the Match.

30/04/2022 20:03
Burrin Celtic AFC v Ballymurphy Celtic White
Burrin Celtic 2-3 Ballymurphy Celtic (AET)
U12 cup 30/04 12:00
Burrin Celtic AFC 0 - 0 Ballymurphy Celtic White
Burrin Celtic and Ballymurphy Celtic entertained their supporters with eighty minutes of football in this U12 cup final. Burrin started brightly, putting Bobby Finn through on goal in the early minutes. However, Ballymurphy keeper and man of the match, Jack Ivers, narrowed to angle to deny Burrin an early lead. Ballymurphy settled into the game and came close to taking the lead themselves when a headed ball from a corner kick rebounded off the Burrin crossbar. Ballymurphy had their best spell early in the second half but couldn’t find a way through as Burrin’s defenders stayed organised and composed. Burrin were on the front foot as the half progressed but likewise Ballymurphy’s defence was strong and compact giving up few shooting opportunities. As players tired, Burrin came close to breaking the deadlock late in extra time but the final whistle came too soon and the game finished 0-0. The game was decided on penalties and Ballymurphy came out on top with a 3-2 win. Full credit to all players for their part in a most entertaining and enjoyable final.
30/04/2022 19:02
Burrin Celtic AFC v Vale Wanderers AFC
U15 Girls cup 30/04 10:30
Burrin Celtic AFC 2 - 3 Vale Wanderers AFC

Definitely the game of the season Burrin and Vale in the cup final . Burrin started strong

with Anna Cullen , Leah Mannion, Grace Walker and Sami Salter holing strong in mid field. Vale came into the game and winning a corner and scoring the first goal of the match . Burrin got straight back into the game from tip off that saw some great team work from both teams . Leah Fitzpatrick went on a great run and shot at the goal and rebounded off Amy Farrell the Vale goal keeper and spilled out to the edge of the box when Leah Mannion hit the ball home to make the score 1-1 not long after Burrin’s goal vale won another corner and got there 2nd goal. score 2-1 at half time. The second half was like the first with both teams giving it there all burrin’s back line Molly Maher , Ellie Byrne, Sarah Duffy and Kate kearns was on top form with some great play . Burrin win a corner crossed in from Leah Mannion and spilled back out to Leah Mannion who found Grace Walker on the edge of the box and struck home a beautiful top corner goal making the score 2-2 . With only 7 minutes left in the game when Alice Hickey pounced scoring the winning goal for Vale . Score 3-2 Fantastic cup final well done to all involved.

Best for Burrin Leah Mannion , Grace Walker , Anna Cullen, Sarah Duffy and Molly Maher

30/04/2022 13:37
Burrin Celtic AFC v Slaney Rovers AFC
Burrin into the final!
U12 cup 25/04 19:00
Burrin Celtic AFC 7 - 0 Slaney Rovers AFC
Both teams came into this semi final after strong wins in the previous round. Burrin scored a fluster of goals in the first half and started strongly with two goals from Glen Cantwell and a hatrick from Bobby Finn putting the hosts well ahead in the first half. Despite being behind, Slaney tried to unlock Burrin’s defence a few times and the Burrin goalie Shane McCaffrey was called into action a few times. Some really good football was played from both sides. Tadhg Campbell got Burrin’s 6th goal before half time. The second half seen some chances for both sides, with Shane McCaffrey making a great save in the second half to deny a chance after being 1 on 1. Josh Byrne scored Burrin’s final goal to put the home team safely into the final. Best for Burrin we’re Eoin Redmond, Joe Keating and Glen Cantwell
25/04/2022 22:49
Hanover Harps AFC v New Oak Boys AFC
u15 cup 25/04 18:45
Hanover Harps AFC 1 - 0 New Oak Boys AFC

Hanover qualified for a cup final date with St Anne's by virtue of a hard fought win in an exciting semi final with New Oak Boys in The Plots on Monday evening.The home team started the better and spent the early stages in New Oak's half without really testing the keeper.That changed when Aaron Cunningham Burke picked up a ball and beat two defenders before drilling a shot into the bottom corner to put Hanover ahead.

The away team were given a major boost when Hanover were reduced to ten men soon afterwards.This gave New Oak an opportunity to launch some attacks and Ewan Breen made an excellent save to keep the score 1-0 at the break.

The second half was more even with Hanover off target with most of their attempts while Breen again was equal to anything the away team asked of him with one save in the last few minutes being crucial.

The numerical advantage saw Hanover defending for their lives at times but the final whistle saw them over the line and into the final. In a committed team performance, special mention to Dara Nolan, Jack Woods, Jason Dillon and the outstanding Cody Molloy.

A strong overall performance from a good New Oak team.

25/04/2022 22:30
Ballymurphy Celtic White v Hanover Harps AFC
Bally hit Hanover for six
U12 cup 25/04 19:00
Ballymurphy Celtic White 6 - 0 Hanover Harps AFC

A brilliant performance from the Bally boys and girls, who overcame their great but friendly rivalry with town side Hanover Harps.

Bally now have gone the entire season with a 100% winning record at home, proving that Ballymurphy at home is becoming areal fortress for away teams who rarely leave with points and are guaranteed a battle from the 1st whistle.

Bally started on fire and were two up inside 10 mins through the excellent Charlie Foley. A James Flood free kick on 18 mins which could only be parried by the Harps keeper with Shane Jordan on hand to sweep home the rebound 3-0 .

Hanover thought they had pulled a goal back in 21 mins but the ball was pushed into the side netting by Jack Ivers in the bally goal.

Ballymurphy continued their relentless form before the break adding four and five on 25 and 29 mins through Cian Moylan and James Flood.

HT 5-0

With the game in the bag for Bally the second half petered out and was a drab affair with Hanover shading the exchanges and were unlucky not to pull one of two goals back but for excellent defence work from James Dalton and Dylan King in particular.

Bally put the icing on the cake on 54 mins when tje excellent James Flood floated in a Cross for Shane Jordan to plant a bullet header passed the Hanover keeper.

Hanover never stopped trying and were a credit to their dedicated management team with all players giving a good display. Their best players were Shay O Grady, Conor Wall, Cian Howard and Senan Sheehan.

For Bally Shane Jordan, James Flood and Charlie Foley excelled.

25/04/2022 21:34
Bagenalstown AFC v Burrin Celtic AFC
Bagenalstown AFC v Burrin Celtic AFC
U14 Cup 22/04 18:45
Bagenalstown AFC 0 - 1 Burrin Celtic AFC
Bagenalstown AFC welcomed Burrin Celtic AFC to the McGrath Park this evening. Both teams defended and attacked hard and the game was evenly contended up to ten mins remaining in the first half where Burrin Celtics Edward O'Byrne scored putting his team 1-0 up going into half time. The second half was much the same with both sides battling and having their chances but a goal didnt materialise for either team. It was a nail biting game and both teams should be very proud of how they played as it was an exceptional game to watch. Score at final whistle Bagenalstown AFC 0 Burrin Celtic AFC 1.
23/04/2022 08:29
Hanover Harps AFC v New Oak Boys AFC
U13 Cup 22/04 18:45
Hanover Harps AFC 3 - 2 New Oak Boys AFC

Hanover met New Oak in The Plots for their cup semi final. In this fascinating local derby both teams were nervous at the start. Hanover opened the scoreline with a 3rd minute header from Alex Mazur. New Oak never put their heads down and put Hanover under severe pressure and got their reward with a goal from Cormac Murphy. Exactly one minute later Hanover rallied and with an unbelievable header into the back of the net from Alex Mazur, Hanover went 2-1 up. In the second half both teams came out all guns blazing, two great attacking teams. Hanover opened the scoring in the second half with yet another fantastic header from Alex Mazur for his hat trick which came from another perfectly kicked corner from Charlie McHugh. Again New Oak rallied and got their rewards straight off the tip off with a fantastic goal from Tobias Stebra. 3-2 to Hanover. The rest of the game was end to end with no real clear chances for both teams. It was a very exciting game of soccer, an absolute credit to both teams. The final whistle blew and Hanover are through to a cup final.

Goal scorers for Hanover Harps Alex Mazur 3.

Goal scorers for New Oak Cormac Murphy & Tobias Stebra.

Best for Hanover Harps Alex Mazur, Ronan Dooley & Timmy Adeleye.

Best for New Oak were Darragh Casey, Cormac Murphy & Cian Hyland.

22/04/2022 21:18
St Anne's AFC v St Patrick's Boys AFC-2 Green
Win for St Annes
u15 cup 22/04 18:45
St Anne's AFC 3 - 1 St Patrick's Boys AFC-2 Green
St Annes met on a dry evening. Both teams had met before in league matches. Annes were trying to get a foothole in the game but it was pats who scored first. Annes shot into action and scored a few mins later with a cornor crossed by Oisin Kelly to see a brillant header to the waiting Calum Mc Elroy and were back in the game.Annes then went on to score again from Seamus Lynch.2 1 at half time to the home team. Annes went on to score again with a scramble in the box for Eoin Mulhall to hit back of the net. 3 1 final score.
22/04/2022 21:13
Vale & Hanover squads after Cup Penalty Shoot-out
Vale Wanderers AFC v Hanover Harps AFC
Vale pay the penalty as Hanover take semi-final spot.
U12 cup 21/04 19:00
Vale Wanderers AFC 2 - 2 Hanover Harps AFC
21/04/2022 22:07
Ballymurphy Celtic White v St Joseph's AFC
Bally make Semi Final
U12 cup 21/04 19:00
Ballymurphy Celtic White 5 - 0 St Joseph's AFC

This was a great win for Ballymurphy despite a fighting display from St Josephs who fought to the death.

In perfect conditions, St Josephs started the better and forced an early corner which was dealt with well by the bally defence.

On 15 mins Ballymurphy took the lead following a scramble in box with the alert Shane Jordan on hand to slot home. Bally made it 2-0 on 23 mins with a brilliant Charlie Foley goal to the top corner after a great solo run. The game was effectively over on 28 mins when James Flood scored direct from a corner.

HT 3-0

After the break, it was more of the same with Shane Jordan grabbing his 2nd on 40 mins and then wrapped up his hat trick from from the penalty spot on 56 mins.

Josephs tried to pull a goal back and were very unlucky with a rasper of a shot hitting the crossbar on 57 mins.

Best for Bally were Dylan King, Shane Jordan and Dian Foley

21/04/2022 20:49
New Oak u12 Div1 Champions
Hanover Harps AFC v New Oak Boys AFC
New Oak secure title on final day!
u12 league 19/04 18:45
Hanover Harps AFC 0 - 2 New Oak Boys AFC

On a sunny evening at The Plots Hanover welcomed New Oak with the visitors needed just a point to secure the league but it was the home side that had the better of the opening exchanges with lots of pressure but without that finishing touch which has served them so well this season. With plenty of tough tackles going in from both teams but there was nothing between them at half time with the score 0-0 at the break.

The second half was still a cagey affair but New Oak eventually got their goal and followed up with a second minutes later. The game finished 0-2 to see New Oak secure the league title.

Best for Hanover were Connor Wall, Senan Sheehan, and Anthony Brennan.

New Oak had a strong all round squad performance.

New Oak needed to avoid defeat in this u12 div1 derby to secure the title and did so in some style.

Following a scoreless 1st half, New Oak came out in the second on the front foot and on 35 mins a surging run from Daniel Custerson saw him break through and cross for Keelan Brennan to grab their sides first. This would be Brennans 27th goal of the season, an incredible return! New oak continued to press and went close with a free from Cormac Lowry. Keelan Brennan broke through a resilient Hanover defence but saw his shot hit the side net after rounding the keeper. With 10 mins remaining, a strong run down the left wing by Jamie McCormick saw him cross to the edge of the area where Ruiairi Delaney connected first time to send his shot low to the bottom right corner, much to the delight of the many on watching New Oak supporters!

Delight for New Oak on the final whistle, sealing the title on the the 18th game of a closely contested division and just reward for a brilliant team effort on the night!

19/04/2022 23:03
Vale Wanderers AFC v Ballymurphy Celtic
Ballymurphy dominant
u12 league 19/04 18:45
Vale Wanderers AFC 0 - 5 Ballymurphy Celtic

A determined Ballymurphy Celtic arrived at the Superbowl tonight with one thing in mind - beating Vale and stayjng in the hunt for the title.

What was happening at The Plots, where anything other than a Hanover win would see New Oak crowned U12 Champions, was out of Bally's control.

But they were very much in control versus Vale.

The opening 10 minutes was even enough with both sides playing some good football, but the desire in Bally started to show and Vale seemed a bit 'leggy'.

Bally struck their first on 13 mins from Shane Jordan.

5 mins later and Joe Walsh had doubled their lead.

And so it remained til Half-time with Vale looking a bit flat and not getting into their passing rhythm.

The second half looked a bit brighter for the home side and they pushed forward, winning a couple of corners. But 12 mins into the second half James Flood and Charlie Foley had doubled the Bally lead to 0-4 and Cian Moylan wrapped things up on 56 mins to make it 0-5.

A disappointing finale to the league season for Vale who now look forward to a Cup Quarter Final on Thursday night vs Hanover.

Best on the night for Vale were Joshua Walsh, Brendan Byrne & Ódhran Noctor who all kept their heads up and gave all they had.

Impressive for Bally were Jack Ivers, Dylan King & James Dalton.

19/04/2022 21:42
Nurney Villa AFC v Vale Wanderers AFC
Vale Win Through to the Final
U15 Girls cup 19/04 18:45
Nurney Villa AFC 1 - 3 Vale Wanderers AFC
19/04/2022 21:14
Hanover Harps AFC v St Anne's AFC
U12 cup 16/04 13:00
Hanover Harps AFC 3 - 1 St Anne's AFC

Hamover welcomed St. Anne's to The Plots today and were nearly caught cold in the first minute with a close effort. They settled down after this and all of the early chances but couldn't find the net. The home side passed the ball around well but couldn't find the all important goal. Shay O Grady, Abdrian Robu, Nathaniel Jakubiec all squandering good choices. Diarmuid Redmond saw a header hit the bar from a Robu cross but the sides were level at half time.

The second half was much the same with the home team taking hold of the ball and on 35 minutes broke the deadlock with a fine finish by Mael O Rock. They were soon 2 up through Shay O Grady and Andrian Robu made it 3.

The visitors grabbed a consolation from a free kick in the dying minutes and it finished 3-1 to Hanover who progress to the quarter finals.

Best for Hanover:

Masfie Islam, Joe McDermot and James (J.P.) O Connor.

16/04/2022 18:03
Crettyard United AFC v New Oak Boys AFC
Cretty v New Oak
U13 Cup 16/04 10:00
Crettyard United AFC 1 - 1 New Oak Boys AFC
Cretty v new oak in the quarter final of the cup a brilliant game played by two very good teams first half was evenly contested with kalem buggy with the best of chances for cretty while new oak missed a great chance right on half time but the game was scoreless at break second half was pretty much the same until Michael Brennan scored an unbelievable goal from 20 yards into the top corner new oak responded well with pushing high up the pitch and we’re rewarded with 7 minutes remaining when they broke through the strong cretty defence and scored with a really good finish to make it 1-1 and that’s the way it finished at full time with extra time not able to produce a winning goal the game went to penalties and new oak advanced with a result of 3-2 on penalties best for cretty Danial Maguire Mark Dowling and Michael Brennan
16/04/2022 17:13
St Fiacc's AFC v Burrin Celtic AFC
U15 Girls cup 16/04 10:00
St Fiacc's AFC 0 - 1 Burrin Celtic AFC

St Fiaccs 0 Burrin 1

Early morning kick off with Fiaccs starting the quicker without many clear cut chances. Burrin kept plugging away and their defence held solid.

Leah Cummins Nelson had the best chance for Fiaccs but shot straight at the keeper. 2 mins from half time Leah Fitzpatrick took her chance well and scored what turned out to be the winner.

As much as fiaccs pushed in the second half the chances didn't come and a resolute Burrin held on for the win

Best for Fiaccs were Ella Matthews, Ashlee Smith and Ali O Connor while Leah Fitzpatrick, Kate Kearns and Sarah Duffy stood out for Burrin.

16/04/2022 17:07
Burrin Celtic AFC v Hanover Harps AFC
Burrin Celtic 1-2 Hanover Harps
U13 Cup 16/04 10:00
Burrin Celtic AFC 1 - 2 Hanover Harps AFC
Burrin Celtic hosted the U13 league champions Hanover Harps in this early morning game at The Valley. Hanover started brightly and Burrin were fortunate not to fall behind in the early stages. However, Burrin soon got their defence organised and their tremendous work rate throughout the remainder of the half, frustrated their opponents, keeping the game scoreless at half time. The second half began in similar fashion but Hanover finally got a breakthrough goal when a cross from the right wing fell to the unmarked Ronan Dooley who took full advantage. Minutes later Hanover went two up when a corner kick fell to Timmy Adeleye who finished well from close range. Burrin saved their best football of the season for the remaining 20 minutes and deservedly reduced the deficit to a single goal following some lovely combination play and a cross from Tadgh Campbell that was headed to goal by Glen Cantwell. The Burrin boys sensed that an equaliser was on the cards and they created lots of problems for Hanover’s defence in the remaining 10 minutes. However, the final whistle came too soon and Hanover held on to go through to the semi-finals. Best for Hanover Harps were Timmy Adeleye, Joe Dermody and Peter Breen Parle, while Robbie Kelliher, Callum Butler, Colm Donald and Daniel Fernandez stood out for Burrin Celtic in a very strong team performance.
16/04/2022 16:31
Slaney Rovers AFC v Ballymurphy Celtic Green
Slaney Progress In Cup
U12 cup 16/04 10:00
Slaney Rovers AFC 4 - 0 Ballymurphy Celtic Green

U12 Slaney Rovers 4 – 0 Ballymurphy

Saturday 16 April, Spirit Hill, Rathvilly

Only one goal separated the sides at half time, as an early Bally effort was well-saved by keeper Peter Lawlor, while at the other end, Timmy Jackson finished well on 12 minutes, after fine build up play from Nathan Young. After the break, Kristen Doyle`s pass set Kallan mcCabe through on goal, his pace getting him to the ball before the `keeper as he slotted into the empty net. Tomas `mossie` Keane and Will Darcy combined to set up Garrett Doyle to score off the post and later on, a fine individual effort from Kallan mcCabe made it 4 nil to reward the efforts of Fionn Foley, Nathan Young and Daniel o Neill.

Ballymurphy gave it everything and to their credit, never let their heads drop and made a game of it.

16/04/2022 16:11
Hanover Harps AFC v Slaney Rovers AFC
u15 cup 16/04 11:30
Hanover Harps AFC 6 - 2 Slaney Rovers AFC

Hanover progressed to the semi final of the Under 15 cup following a hard fought win over Slaney Rovers in The Plots on Saturday morning.The home team took the lead from a Daire Byrne shot after 15 minutes but the lead was short lived as Slaney equalised from the penalty spot. Cody Molloy and Sean Hayden both scored headed goals to leave it 3-1 at the break.

Early in the second half Cody Molloy made the game safe with a goal of the season contender.Daire Byrne grabbed his second of the day before T.J.Brennan lobbed the keeper for Hanover's 6th. Slaney never gave up and had the final word with a goal just on full time. Both teams were fully committed on the day with a special mention for Axel and Gael O'Rock,TJ Brennan and goalkeeper Conor McDaid from the Under 14 team who played immediately after their own match.

16/04/2022 15:06
Vale Wanderers AFC v Ballymurphy Celtic
U14 Cup 16/04 11:30
Vale Wanderers AFC 2 - 2 Ballymurphy Celtic

Vale Wanderers 2 Ballymurphy Celtic 2 ( Ballymurphy Celtic 4-3 on pens )

An enthralling u14 cup game that had a bit of everything for those present with 90 mins unable to seperate the two evenly matched teams, the South Carlow side hitting the front early on through a fine Conor Walsh strike , Odhran Murphy cancelling this shortly after this from close range for the home side . A Ballymurphy corner found the head of the inrushing Toby Joyce to restore their lead with his namesake Adam unlucky with his penalty from a Vale handball just missing the top corner . This letoff was punished in the 1st minute of the 2nd half , Odhran Murphy again with the finish low to Noel Jordans left for an improving Vales deserved equaliser. From here on it was typical cup fare , no quarter asked or given , chances at both end agonisingly falling short , Adam Joyce for Ballymurphy on the stroke of full time desperately unlucky to see his brilliant effort go the wrong side of the post so meaning extra time was needed . Similar to normal time both sides threw the kitchen sink at it with Vales Alan Fitzgerald's effort brilliantly pushed on to the crossbar by the excellent Noel Jordan , the resultant corner rebounding to Ciaran Bambrick , his fly kick unlucky to miss the target , so it was that penalties would be needed after as sporting a game as you'd wish to see to decide an eventual winner , the afore mentioned Noel Jordan being the hero with 2 brilliant saves to ensure their passage to the semi final, 4-3 , Tom Kehoe and Adam Joyce also excelled for Ballymurphy, while for Vale Odhran Murphy, Alan Fitzgerald, Daniel Brennan and Adam Dowling were outstanding

16/04/2022 13:45
Vale Wanderers AFC v St Anne's AFC
St. Ann's beat Vale in U15 Cup.
u15 cup 16/04 10:00
Vale Wanderers AFC 2 - 7 St Anne's AFC

A nice morning for a game at the Superbowl saw Division 1 winners beat Vale Wanderes at home. An entertaining game of football from the start to the finish but on the day the away side were too strong for Vale. A well deserved win for Saint Ann's.

Scorers for St. Ann's : Jack McDonnell, Niall Hickey, Eoin Mulhall, Callum McElory, Ennae Byrne, Séamus Lunck and Seán Rowan while Max O'Connor, Jack Julian and Shane Baldwin stood out.

On the score sheet for Vale were Ciarán Nolan and Aidan Nolan.

Mark Stanley, Adam Doyle and Mikey Dowling put in a great shift for Vale.

16/04/2022 13:29
Ballymurphy Celtic White v New Oak Boys AFC
Bally keep 100% record at home
U12 cup 16/04 11:00
Ballymurphy Celtic White 1 - 0 New Oak Boys AFC

Ballymurphy White 1 - 0 New Oak Boys FC

This was a hottly contested first round tie with the top two sides in the U12 leagues locking horns.

Ballymurphy started the better with Charlie Foley testing the opposing keeper on ten mins. Then in 16 mins the only goal of came following a hand ball on the edge of the New Oak box. From the dead ball, Shane Jordan drilled the ball low and it fizzed past the keeper 1-0.

New Oak then forced a few corners before the break but the excellent Dylan King and Jack Ivers kept the New Oak Boys out.

HT 1-0

The second half was a cagey affair with not alot of chances for either side as Bally protected their 100% home record. New Oak had two good chances on 45 and 48 but both were well saved by Jack ivers. Bally dropped their goal scorer back for the last ten mins and this snuffed out any chance of a New Oak Boys equaliser with the game ending 1-0 to Ballymurphy, the same score the two sides finished a few weeks back.

Best for New Oak were Kayden Walker Dargan, Cormac Lowry and Keane Hutton

For Bally Dylan King, Shane Jordan and Joe Walsh were excellent.

16/04/2022 13:08
Hanover Harps AFC v Bagenalstown AFC
U14 Cup 16/04 10:00
Hanover Harps AFC 0 - 1 Bagenalstown AFC

Hanover welcome Bagenalstown to The Plots on a blustery morning, the game started well with both teams having equal chances, a mix up on the Harps box caused Bagenalstown to go 1 up shortly after the half time whistle, Hanover Harps 0 Bagenalstown 1.

Second half started with Hanover applying all sorts of pressure shots from TJ Brennan, Gael O Rock and Arda Destire, never troubled the Bagenalstown keeper.

Full time whistle Hanover Harps 0 Bagenalstown 1

Best for Hanover were Peter Lynch, Kyle Martin and Callum Martin

16/04/2022 12:29
Hanover Harps AFC v Ballymurphy Celtic
u12 league 14/04 18:45
Hanover Harps AFC 5 - 2 Ballymurphy Celtic

Hanover Harps welcomed Balymurphy to the Plots this evening. It was a fierce encounter played out between two well-matched teams where every loose ball was contested and both sets of players looked to get the ball down and play football. The early exchanges led to a colossal battle between Senan Sheehan and James Flood with neither player giving any ground. The deadlock was finally broken when Conor Wall released Andrian Robu to open the scoring on the 25 minute mark. The visitors responded with loads of pressure and Charley Foley was unlucky to see his effort come off the post. Bally had the better of the chances with Antony Brennan making some brave saves. The visitors grabbed an equaliser through an excellent finish by Oisin Fogarty and this is how the half finished.

In the second half it was the the visitors who started brighter and were ahead through an excellent solo run and finish from James Flood. Hanover didn't let their heads drop and were level minutes later from Mael O Rock. They kept the pressure up and following a great run by O Rock who crossed to find the head of Andrian Robu on the far post to bring the scores level. With Hanover ahead again, they pressed and grapped two late goals by Shay O Grady following a scrap in the box and a lovely solo run and finish by Masfie Islam to round off a 5-2 win for the home team.

Both teams were excellent. Best for Ballymurpgy were: Jack Ivers, Sean O Brien and Dykan King.

Best for Hanover: were Antony Brennan, Alan Bowe, Senan Sheehan and Andrian Robu.

14/04/2022 23:20
Ballymurphy Celtic v Parkville United AFC Red
Parkville far too strong for Bally
u12 league 14/04 18:45
Ballymurphy Celtic 0 - 13 Parkville United AFC Red

Parkville cruised to a 13 nil win this evening in Bally.

They opened the scoring on 12 mins and scored a further 4 goals before HT to make it 0-5 at HT.

Parkville continued in the same vain in the second half with goals on 34, 36, 42, 46, 56, 58 and the 13th goal on 60 mins.

This was a facile victory for Parkville who were crowned league champions two weeks ago after walzing through Division 2.

Parkville were strong a over the field while Cillian Doyle, James Scallan and Tom Og Cullen stood out for a young Bally side.

14/04/2022 22:04
Burrin Celtic AFC v St Fiacc's AFC
U15 girls 14/04 18:45
Burrin Celtic AFC 0 - 4 St Fiacc's AFC

Burrin meet St Fiacc’s in the last round of the league.

Burrin started strong with some great play until just before half time Fiaccs got a corner kick when A mix up on the back line when burrin soared an OG . The second half Fiaccs came out and played better in the second half with some great passes that saw Ashlee beating the burrin back line and scoring a great individual goal . Fiaccs went on to score another 2 goals . Congratulations to St Fiaccs on winning the league.

14/04/2022 21:33
New Oak Boys AFC v Bagenalstown AFC
u15 cup 13/04 18:30
New Oak Boys AFC 2 - 1 Bagenalstown AFC

Match began very well from both sides with good chances to score. New Oak Boys one of best player in this match Kacper Zarzycki had great shot on target but Bagenelastown goalkeeper safe. Straight after that Bagenelastown played long ball behind New Oak defensive line and Bagenelastown Nr9 Ian Craddock went 1 on 1 with New Oak goalkeeper and scored for 1:0 to away team. In first half both teams played nice football and created few goal score opportunities. In 33 min after corner for New Oak Boys one of the Bagenelastown player faults Kacper and referee blow the whistle and New Oak got penalty. Kacper Zarzycki as a proper executor score goal for New Oak and was 1:1. Second half started well for New Oak and they were dominating that half and created few chances to score the goal but Bagenelastown goalkeeper had great day and made good few nice safes. In 56 minutes of the game goalkeeper made a mistake and faulted Bobby Jordan and referee blow the whistle again and Kacper Zarzycki took a penalty and score for 2:1. After that both teams created few chances but both goalkeeper made few fantastic safes. Last minute of the game Bagenelastown got penalty after one of the New Oak players and got penalty but New Oak goalkeeper safes this and the game finished 2:1 with great performances from both teams.

Best for Bagenelastown Ian Craddock

Best for New Oak Kacper Zarzycki, Adam O’Neill and Mauro Martinez.

14/04/2022 17:41