An Riocht U14 Footballers - Past News 2015
The U14 Footballers finished runners-up in the Paul Farrell Shield at Dunavil on a miserably wet Saturday. Well done to all the teams who participated in such difficult playing conditions; Kilcoo won the Cup and Longstone the Shield.
An Riocht Runners –up Paul Farrell Shield
Back: Joe McCartan, John Joe Eakins, Eoin Sloan, Dylan Nugent, Christopher Flanagan, Shane Sloan. Middle: Jack Rodgers, Curtis Flanagan, William John Harper. Front: Reece Flanagan, Caomhan Campbell, Ryan Mackey.
The U14 Footballers lost in Longstone by 0-8 to 9-24 and again three days later despite a much improved performance to Tullylish 0-15 to 5-6. Then on Monday Annaclone failed to field at Dunavil.
Eight teams from five different Counties will contest the Paul Farrell Cup & Shield U14 seven-a-side football tournament at An Riocht on Saturday 2nd May; the first games throw-in at 10.30am, with the finals from 2.30pm.
The competing teams are:
Group 1: An Riocht Down, Killeavy Armagh, Tir Na OgDown, Walterstown Meath.
Group 2: Kilcoo Down, Michael Davitts Antrim, Longstone Down, Toome Monaghan.
Games are 7.5 minutes per half with straight turn around. Normal rules apply. If two teams are tied at the end of the group stage then ‘head to head’ result will determine positions. If more than two teams are tied a draw will be made for positions.
The U14 Footballers played Saval at Dunavil and continued their rich vein of scoring with a 6-18 to 4-9 win and everyone getting game time.
Team: Curtis Flanagan, E Sloan 0-9, WJ Harper, R Mackey, D Nugent, R Flanagan, JJ Eakins 0-1, Christopher Flanagan 2-6, L Donnan 1-0, C Clarke 2-2, J Cunningham, C Campbell, R Colgan 1-0. Subs: E Killen, B Matthews, JL McVeigh
An Riocht lost the U14 Football at Bosco 7-9 to 2-5; missing several players due to confirmation the team on duty did their best but were too stretched against the city side.
The U14 Footballers lost at home v Glan Na Derg 2-7 to 2-11 and have now lost one, drew one and won one; the boys did well against an amalgamation of 3 teams.
The Paul Farrell Cup U14 seven-a-side football tournament is just over two weeks away on Saturday 2nd May; teams confirmed are: An Riocht Down, Patrick Sarsfields Antrim, Kilcoo Down, Killeavy Armagh, Longstone Down, Michael Davitts Antrim, St Michaels Down, Keady Michael Dwyers Armagh, Con Magees Glenravel Antrim.