Castlemitchell travelled to Suncroft yesterday morning for their secnd game in the u13's league.On a damp surface both teams produced an excellent game of football with Castlemitchell fnishing out on top on a score of Castlemitchell 6-8 Suncroft 4-8. Playing up the hill Castlemitchell started quicker with a point from Luke Maher and another point from James Corcoran before Suncroft got there first score. Both teams keep moving the ball swiftly up the field and with goals from Daragh Ashton,Oisin Flynn and Ross Harris Castlemitchell and also goals from Suncroft both teams went in at half time with Castlemitchell ahead by 5 points. In the second half it was much the same with both teams matching each other nearly score for score with Castlemitchell getting points from Jack McCabe and James Harris and a goal from Oisin Flynn to finish out the game winning by 2 goals with Suncroft never giving up and putting pressure on the Castlemitchell defence.
Team on the day E Lawless,M Kelly,K Sheehan,T Whelan,L Maher,R Harris,A Doyle,J Harris,Jay Corcoran,J McCabe,C Roycroft,James Corcoran,W Roycroft,D Ashton,O Flynn,O Fennin,O Groarke,S Maloney A Fanning and L Haughton.
Next up Wednesday night at home against St Edwards at 7pm.
Rathangan travellled to Castlemitchell for the first game of the u13's all county league last night. On a damp surface this was a entertaining game between both sides in a game of fast movement of the ball up the field and some excellent scores from both sides. Rathangan started brighter with 2 points before Castlemitchell got there first score with a point from Jack McCabe. Soon after Castlemitchell got a goal from James Corcoran but Rathangan came back and got 2 goals of there own . Castlemitchell then came back with a goal from Oisin Flynn and points from Luke Maher James Harris and Oisin Flynn . At half time the score was Castlemitchell 2-6 Rathangan 2-5.In the second half Castlemitchell started to move the ball better and with the defence in control started to score more frequent with scores from Charlie Roycroft ,Jack McCabe,J Harris and R Harris and goals from Adam Fanning ,Jack Mc Cabe .Rathangan kept playing good football and got 2 late goals but with Eamon Lawless playing well in goals the game finished Castlemitchell 5-16 Rathangan 4-9.
Team on the day E Lawless,M Kelly,A Doyle,L Haughton,L Maher,R harris,T Whelan,J Harris,Jay Corcoran,J McCabe,C Roycroft,James Corcoran,O Flynn,A Fanning,W Roycroft,E Doogue,O Fennin and O Groarke.
Best on the night,Jay Corcoran,James Corcoran J Harris,M Kelly J McCabe,R Harris.
Next up Suncroft away at the weekend.
Castlemitchell travelled to Round Towers last night to see who qualifies for the final against Moorefield on Sunday unfortunally came out second best on a score of 2-9 to 1-7. Round Towers started quicker but were kicking alot of wides before they got there first 2 scores with Castlemitchell coming back with a point from James Harris.Castlemitchell then got a goal from Adam Fanning with the score at half time even at Castlemitchell 1-2 to Round Towers 0-5. Round Towers got a penalty which was put to the back of the net but Castlemitchell never gave in with Andrew Doyle and Mark Kelly playing well in defence getting the ball up to the forwards . Castlemitchell got some points back but were unlucky on a break away to concede a goal and it needed a goal but sadly never came.
Team onn the night E Lawless,M Kelly,K Sheehan,L Haughton,L Maher,R Harris,T Whelan,D Ashton,J Harris,James Corcoran ,A Doyle,Jay Corcoran,S Maloney,A Fannning,C Roycroft,K Cooper,W Roycroft,O Fennin,O Groarke and E Dooogue.
Best for Castlemitchell, E Lawless, M Kellly,A Doyle,J Harris and R Harris.
Castlemitchell traveled to Rathangan last night to see who would go forward to play Round Towers on Thursday evening in the play off to reach the final on Sunday. In an entertaining game with great football played by both teams Castlemitchell advanced on a score of 5-9 to 3-11. In a tight game Rathangan started better and scored 2 nice points before Castlemitchell got their first score. With both teams playing attacking football Castlemitchell went in leading at half time but Rathangan battled back and were winning with time ticking down castlemitchell came back with 2 goals and a point to finish on top. Well done to both teams for a good game.
Team on night E lawless,M Kelly,K Sheehan,L Haughton,L Maher,A Doyle,T Whelan,J Harris,R Harris,Jay Corcoran,James Corcoran,K Cooper,S Maloney,D Ashton,A Fanning,E Doogue,O Groarke,O Fennin,C Roycroft,W Roycfort.
Best for Castlemitchell T Whelan,J Harris,Jay CorcoranL Haughton,D Ashton,S Maloney.
Castlemtchell travelled to Round Towers this morning for the last round of league fixtures . Round Towers started well and got some early scores and goals against the Castlemitchell defence who were struggling with the Towers forwards. Castlemitchell got scores from James Harris and Ross Harris to go in at half time 3-6 to 0-3 down. Both teasms battled for the second half with Andrew Doyle scoring Castlemitchell's goal it finished Round Towers 3-15 to Castlemitchell 1-5.
Team on the day D Ashton Mulhall,L Maher ,K Sheehan,K Cooper,MKelly,A Doyle,T Whelan,J Harris,R Harris, J Corcoran,J Corcoran,C Roycroft,W Roycroft,A Fanning,E Doogue,E Lawless,L Haughton,O Fennin,S Maloney
Suncroft u13's travelled to Castlemitchell tonight for the second last game in divison 2 tonight.In awkward conditions with a slippy surface and rain both teams produced a very open game of football. Castlemitchell started well with some points and Suncroft replied with some points of their own and a very well taken goal. At halftime the score was Castlemitchell 0-9 to Suncroft 1-5. Suncroft won the throw in at the second half but Castlemitchell battled and won alot of possesion to keep Suncroft form scoring while adding 2 goals from C Roycroft and J McCabe.Both teams battled till the end with Castlemitchell finishing stronger on a score of 2-19 to Suncroft 1-8.
Team on the day E Lawless,L Maher,K Sheehan,J Corcoran,M Kelly,A Doyle,T Whelan,R Harris,J Harris,C Roycroft,J Corcoran,J McCabe,W Roycroft,D Ashton,O Flynn,E Doogue,O Fennin,O Groarke and L Haughton.
Best on the day L Maher,J Harris,J McCabe,E Lawless.
Castlemitchell travelled to table toppers Moorefield this evening with Castlemitchell finishing out top on a score of 3-10 to 1-3. With a strong wind behind them in the first half Castlemitchell went in top at halftime 3-8 to to 1 point with some great work in the defence to keep Moorefield out and with the midfield and forwards moving the ball clever with goals from J Harris,J McCabe and O Flynn and points from J McCabe,O Flynn C Roycroft ,L Maher and R Harris. Darragh Ashton was out in front and brought down for a penalty which J McCabe slotted away to the right corner.In the second half with the wind now favouring Moorefield Castlemitchell battled away with all team working together to keep Moorefield at bay with Moorefield scoring a goal late on and Castlemitchell scoring 2 points of their own from J Harris and A Doyle. .
Team on the day E Lawless,L Maher,K Sheehan,K Cooper,M Kellly,A Doyle, T Whelan,J Harris,R Harris,J McCabe, J Corcoran,C Roycroft, W Roycroft,D Ashton,O Flynn,O Fennin,L Haughton,O Groarke,E Doogue and S Maloney. Best for Castlemitchell,E Lawless,L Maher,C Roycroft,J Corcoran and R Harris.
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