U13’s away to New Oak

Away to New Oak Joeys U13’s were always going to find this a tough match. Despite this Joeys were well up for the game and had a couple of chances to score in the first half but couldn’t convert. However New Oak took their chances and scored 3 before the break. The second half was similar to the first with Joeys conceding another 3 despite a strong performance by the defense. Overall there was not six goals between these teams. Best for St Joseph’s Joe         Walton, Cian Shannon, Sam Byrne, Jonah Dunne and Jack Murphy.

U12s – Nichol & Regan Goals enough to share the points against Nurney

This was a very entertaining and even match.St Joseph’s were the
team to start the game well and were ahead inside the first
3 mins when Cian Nichol latch onto a loose ball to score with a
great strike. Nurney Villa started to get themselves into the
game and were causing alot of problems  on the right wing area,
so during an counter attack the ball landed at the feet of the
Nurney forward who struck a great shot across the goalie from
the right hand side into the corner of the net to make the score
1..1.St Josephs came back strongly and created alot of chances
and took the lead again just before half time a free kick from
Kian Dooley cause problems for the Nurney goalie and Patrick
Regan was on hand to tap the ball home leaving the score at H/T
2..1 . The second half was end to end and Nurney Villa drew
level when their best player on the day scored to make the
score 2..2. Both teams to their credit tried hard to find an
winning goal but it wasn’t to be and both teams had to happy
with a draw F/T 2..2.

Goalscorers: Cian Nichol, Patrick Regan.

Best Players: Johnny Brennan, Aongus o Se, Daryl Nolan


Battling performance from Joeys U11

St Joseph’s started the game off, and the game started really  well as both teams went end to end. But it was Burrin Celtic to break the deadlock with about ten mins before half time. Making  it 0 -1 to Burrin Celtic. St Joseph’s kept their heads up and  kept on battling. And from open play Cian McCreanor crossed the ball in there was a scramble in the goal-line.But the ball came out and James Hayden slotted it home to make it 1-1. St Joseph’s Goalkeeper pulled off some great saves which kept them in it. It was end to end battle. But Burrin Celtic didn’t give up and got  there second goal. But St Joseph’s didn’t let their heads down. They battled till the end. Great game to watch. Final Score St Joseph’s 1 Burrin Celtic 2

St Joseph’s Goalscorer: James Hayden.

Best Players:All Round great team Performance.

U 10 St Josephs 5 V Nurney Villa 0

Best game of the season for St Josephs :

St Josephs started brightly and passed the ball around crisply using the wingers to put in cross after cross .Jack Dunne worked hard on the left and eventually Conor Carew got on the end of a cross and tucked the ball home .1-nil .
Any time Nurney attacked it was broke up by either  Cian Mc Guire ,Kate McDonald or Jacob Traynor.Ruairi Scully was quiet in goal due to the good work by the rest of the team.Before long Jack Dunne took a shot from the left for the goalie to push it onto the back post before Coriosa Morahan tapped home.2-0 at Half time.
More changes were made at half time with Seamus Mc Cullagh nearly scoring with a good shot.Cillian Moore worked hard in the mid field replacing Conor. Mark Mullen and Josh Donegan were doing some great work on the right before Mark scored from close range.3-0
Luke Broderick nearly scored his first goal for St Josephs before Josh crossed from the right for Alan Bohanna to lay back to Conor Carew to score with his left foot .4-0
Alan Bohanna scored the fifth goal when a lot of pressure paid off. 5-0
Credit to Nurney who never gave up and praise to their goalie who made some good saves in the last 5 mins from 6 corners in a row.
Overall a solid team performance from St Josephs in all areas of the pitch.

U13 St Joseph’s 2 – 0 Crettyard

From the off St Joseph’s took the game to Crettyard in what was to be a very entertaining game of football for both sides. It was Crettyard’s first appearance in Joeys and they defended well in the first half despite a number of attacks and goal chances by the home team to leave it  0-0 at the break. Again Joeys started the second half strong and a great pass from Daniel Giedraitis found Ryan Cotter who converted and opened the scoring. Joeys scored a second when keeper Evan McGuire’s kickout picked out Daniel Nolan who took control and made a great run up the wing before finding the back of the net. The game finished up 2-0 to Joeys. Great play from Sinead Hayden, Brian McGrath, Ciaran O’Hagan and Jacob O’Brien.

Juvenile Fixtures for Sat 23rd Nov

Under 14 League
11:00 Baltinglass vs St Josephs Gerry O Sullivan

Under 13 League
13:00 St Josephs vs Crettyard United Michael Monoghan

Under 12 League
12:00 Hanover Harps vs St Josephs Ross Cole

Under 11 League
11:45 Vale Wanderers vs St Josephs Michael Salter

Under 10 League
12:15 St Josephs vs Nurney Villa Michael Monoghan

Under 8 League
11:00 St Josephs vs Vale Wanderers Michael Monoghan

11:30 St Josephs Red vs Nurney Villa Michael Monoghan

Appeal to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines


To help the relief effort in the Philippines, we as a club are asking at training sessions this week that players bring a small donation that will be collected up by the managers. This is a voluntary donation and any small amount will help.

St Joseph’s Men through to quarter final of Cup

St Joseph’s travel to Hacketstown this morning and it was the home side that took the lead 20 minutes into the first half when hacketstown scored from a corner.

The second half started slowly with no real threat on either keeper before St. Josephs chris Townsend scored. Hacketstown then pushed to get a goal after this and there efforts were awarded with 20 mins remaining. 

With 10 minutes remaining st. Josephs equalised following an own goal by the Hacketstown keeper. 

Extra time followed and it was st josephs who took full advantage with goals from barry costello and stephen sullivan to put st. Josephs through to the quarter finals. Final score st. Josephs 4 hacketstown 2. 

U13 draw at home to Parkville

St Joseph’s hosted Parkville this morning in what turned out to be a great game. Joeys started the stronger of the two and had a number of early chances. Great attacking runs up the wing soon paid off for Daniel Nolan when he found the back of the net half way through the first half leaving it 1-0 at half time. Again Joeys started strong in the second half and failed to capitalise on a number of occasions. It was the visitors who were to score the only goal of the second half from a corner kick. Great defensive play by Joeys backs ensured the game finished 1-1. Great play from Rory Guerin, Joe Walton, Daniel Giedraitis and Kalum Pawley.