Posts Tagged ‘Under-21’

Rathgormack Full Of Eastern Promise

Rathgormack: Eastern Under-21 Football Champions 2015.	| Photo: Maurice Hennebry
A second half scoring blitz saw an impressive Rathgormack claim another Tony Kirwan-sponsored Eastern Under-21 Football title against a young Gaultier side at St Mollerans on Friday evening last. Leading by 0-9 to 0-7 at the break after an opening half hour of quality football and excellent [...]

Tractor Boy nets winner for Boys in Green

Republic of Ireland U21’s line up against Andorra
It was not the turkey shoot the 1,600 crowd expected but nevertheless Noel King’s team got their qualifying campaign off to a winning start at the RSC on Thursday last. In front of the watching senior management team of Martin O’Neill and [...]

Blitzed By The Banner

Clare’s Evan Courtney peels away from Waterford’s Conor Walsh during last Wednesday’s Munster Under-21 Quarter-Final at Miltown Malbay. 		 | Photo: With thanks to the Clare People
Another one of those nights for Waterford Under-21 football. In a town synonymous with music, Ger Power’s well-prepared side sadly didn’t find the tune they needed as a powerful Clare side led them a merry dance during a disappointingly one-sided contest. The first half saw the [...]

The Great Experiment

The Waterford Under-21 team which defeated De La Salle in last Wednesday’s challenge in Fraher Field, featuring an excellent second half cameo from Maurice Shanahan, who scored six points. Inset: Manager Derek Lyons. 				| Photos: Noel Browne
Waterford’s build-up to their Munster Under-21 Hurling Championship clash with Cork on June 17th appears to be progressing well, as the team’s series of challenge matches continues. Following wins over Passage, Roanmore, Abbeyside and De La Salle (the latter on Wednesday last) and narrow defeats to Ballygunner and Dungarvan (last [...]

Time For A Giant Leap

Band of brothers: Waterford’s footballers are seeking a first Munster Under-21 Championship win since 2006.							| Photos: Noel Browne
While the scheduling of Wednesday night’s match in Miltown Malbay is, from a Waterford perspective, as questionable as it is entirely legitimate from a Clare viewpoint, one senses a motivated group has just been given a little more cause. An entirely reasonable request to have [...]