Brideview Utd AFC Schoolboy/Girl Notes. 02/01/18

Brideview Utd AFC Schoolboy/Girl  02/01/2018

Brideview are Champions 
Our U17 team won the O'Rourke family U17 league on the Saturday before Christmas.  Our U16 team suffered at 3-2 defeat to Inch in the East Cork Oil U16 league.  Or U16 game versus Lismore fell foul to the weather. 

The O'Rourke Family U17 League
Six goal thriller in Tallow
Brideview Utd. 3 Lismore 3

A six goal thriller, a point a piece but the result was good enough for our boys to clinch the league title. 
Eoin McGrath was Uts' hero here scoring all three goals.  The first came after 9 minutes when a mistake in Lismores defence saw McGrath pounce and shoot home.  Paudie Hynes and Mark Dalton went close to increasing Utds lead. 
Lismore got back on lefvel terms in the 24th minute; Jake Chambers was denied by Lismore's keeper.  The visitors took the lead in the 31st minute but Utd, got back on level terms when McGrath found the net from a free kick.  It was now 2-2 and a real cracker of a game.
Again the visitors restored their one goal advantage after 42mins and they held this lead at the break. 
The second half saw the game swing end to end.  Tom Dalton brought off a terrific save in the 49th minute.  A penalty to Utd in the 51st minute saw McGrath grab his hat trick and both sides went looking for the winner. 


Utd did have another penalty to win all three points but the keeper brought off a marvellous save.  McGrath was again denied by the visitors keeper in the 85th minute but the game ended 3-3 which was enough to see Utd crowned champions.  This was a terrific game of football by both sides and both clubs can look forward to the year ahead. 

Utd: T. Dalton, W. Cunningham, C. Hurley, B. Beecher, J. Chambers, P. Hynes, B. Aherne, K. Crawford, J. SHeehan, M. Dalton, E.McGrath, E. Scotton, E. Lenehan, J. Almeida, All players got a game. 
Well done to all the players who gave a great committment here for all the games.

East Cork Oil U16 League
Inch 3 Brideview Utd. 2

This game was played in Ardmore and we had come geat goals despite the cold and the rain.  Utd took the lead in teh 13th minute when Tom Dalton rose above Inch's defence and  headed home. 
Inch were back on level terms in the 20th  min and at the break the sides were locked together at 1-1.

Inch went in front in the 45th  min, and increased their lead in the 67th min. to 3-1 Utd took the game to Inch and were awarded a penalty when Mark Dalton was brought down.  Mark scored from the penalty spot. 
Utd tried hard for the equaliser with Scotton and O'Brien going close.  It was not to be and Inch grabbed the three points to lift them into second place in the league. 
Utd: D. Spillane, E. Costello, S. Roche, T. Dalton, C. Hurley, E. Scotton, P. Hynes, M, Dalton, J. Chambers, J. Sheehan, J.O'Brien, S. Martin. A. Hurley. All players played.

Our thanks to teh parents who travelled to Ardmore on what was a very cold and wet day. 

The club extends its deepest sympathy to teh Hogan family of Woodview Park on the tragic passing in Australia of Charlie McCarrhy late of Aghada Co. Cork. May he rest in peace.

Birthday Greetings
To Noel Henley and Frances Tobin who both celebrated their birthdays prior to Christmas.  Hope the parties went well folks!!. 

Fixtures for next Saturday 6th January
Amber Service Station/Hillbillies, Fermoy, U13 1st Division 
Ardmore V Brideview Utd, Kick off at 11.30am
O'Rourke Family U17 League
Cappoquin v Brideview Utd 

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