St Josephs got a great point away at Hanover Harps on Saturday . A brace from CianMcCreanor was enough to share points , with a great all round team performance . Full time 2-2.
Performing well on the day were Gareth Woods, Matthew Gleeson , James Hayden and Cassandra Dooley
Playing in arguably the toughest game of the season St Josephs did themslves proud at McArdles Cross on Saturday afternnon. From the off St Josephs took the game to New Oak and had the better of the 1st 30 mins with Luc Corcorcan and Shane Waters pulling the strings. Against the run of play New Oak broke away and scored a scrappy opener which stunned Josephs and before they could recover were 2 down within minutes. Josephs lost their shape coming up to half time and 2 errors at the back let New Oak in for 2 more as half time approached. The 2nd half began as did the 1st with Josephs again dominating but failing to take advantage , yet again the visistors soaked up the pressure and broke to steal a 5th goal late on. Great all round performance by Josephs
A lovely sunny morning welcomed the Cahir visitors to St Joseph’s for the first round of the SFAI cup. Cahir opened the scoring which was quickly followed by a great shot from Daniel Giedritis to level the match. A very exciting first half finished up at 2 – 1 to the visitors, both teams playing well and equally matched. Cahir the stronger of the two teams in the second half saw them score another four goals despite a strong St Josephs defence. Great play by captain Pavel Cahill, Sam Byrne, Daniel Donegan and Daniel Nolan. Final Score 6 – 1 to Cahir.
Saturday 29 Sept.
Under 18 Division:
||St Joseph’s 2:30
||Referee: B O’Reilly
Under 17 Division:
||New Oak Boys 2:30
||Referee: M O’Reilly
Sunday 30 Sept.
Carlow Shield (e.t/pens)
||St Joseph’s 11:00
||Referee: G O’Sullivan
In a good entertaining match St Joseph’s finally got their first win of the season with a good performance. It was 3-3 at half time and the game finished up 6-3 in the end. Two goals from both Ian Scully and Padraig Delaney set St.Joseph’s on their way to victory, also goals from Gary Fields and Stephen Sullivan sealed the win for St Joseph’s. Best players for the winning side were Ian Scully, Padraig Delaney and Brian Mullen.
Burrin scored first against the run of play from a Brian Hancock shot as Josephs were caught flat at a throw.Laurence O’Sullivan equalised with a shot before half time.Early in the second half Alan Rothwell headed Burrin into the lead with a powerful header from an excellent Andrew Cummins corner.Josephs then settled scoring five to secure the points,a penalty from Brian Mullins,a David Walsh tap in,a Cormac Duff shot,a well taken Brian Mullins shot from a fine David Walsh through pass,with James Brennan shot making it six for Josephs.Burrin’s Dan O’Connor finished the scoring,a tap in set up by Dominic Daly.Final score 6-3
St Josephs continued their fine start to the season with a solid perfrmance away to Slaney Rovers in Rathvilly this morning . With the dew still visible on the grass St Josephs wasteed no time in getting stuck into this early morning fixture .Fergal Kelly capped a fine 1st half performance with a well taken goal on 6 minutes. Second half saw Padraig McNally ring the changes using all substitues to great affect. Further goals from Killian Browne on 57 mins and Jack McNally adding to his hatrick from last week with a goal in the 70th minute . Slaney replied late on but the game was safe by then . Showing well on the day were Conor Clonan , Olan Duff , Eamonn Murphy and Rory Doyle .Well done to all.
St Josephs put in a fine performance today a could easily have come away with all 3 points . No one player could be singled out on the day as all players put in a great effort . Finding the net on the day were Daryl Nolan and two from Cian Nichol.
St Josephs 1st league game of the season away to Bagnalstown didn’t go to plan with the home side running out comfortable winners. Goals in the 21st & 28th minutes put Bagnalstown in control and continued on into the 2nd half with further goals in the 52nd,65th & 76th minutes , but for a fine performance from Ciaran Byrne in goal the scoreline could of been higher . Showing well on the day for St Josephs were Conor McGrath , Cathal Gaffney , Conal O’Shea and Niall Scully.