Junior A Aug 3 2017

Junior A 2017/2018 – Div 1B

Manager: Ailbe Coffey
Assistants: Marc Barry / Adrian Hurley / Lar Kennedy / Ger O’Brien / Mike O’Donoghue / Tom Hickey
Team Captain: Christy O’Connor
Scheduled Training Times: Tuesday, 8-9pm (Astro) & Thursday, 8-9pm (Freigh)

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FAI Junior Cup, Round 1, Kilfrush 2-1 Newport Town AFC

Sunday, September 24 2017 (Elton)

Scorer: Peter O’Sullivan

The A team were away to Kilfrush on Sunday morning and fell two goals behind. The lads battled back with a goal from Peter O’Sullivan but despite their best efforts failed to grab an equaliser. Next up for the A’s is a trip to Hill Celtic next Sunday in the second round of the Munster Junior Cup.

Munster Junior Cup, Round 1, Parkville 1-3 Newport Town AFC

Sunday, September 17 2017 (Knockalisheen)

Scorers: Brian O’Sullivan 2 & Dave Murray

The A’s travelled to Parkville in the first round of the Munster Junior Cup and advanced to the next round following a 3-1 victory thanks to two goals from Brian O’Sullivan and a great headed effort from Dave Murray. Job done and the lads are now away to Hill Celtic in the next round.

FAI Junior and Munster Cup Draws

The draws have been made for the FAI Junior and Munster Cups.

FAI Junior Cup:
Round 1 – Kilfrush Crusaders v Newport Town AFC (Sunday, September 24, 10.30am)

FAI Youth Cup:
Newport have received a bye in round 1

Munster Junior Cup:
Round 1 – Parkville 1-3 Newport Town AFC
Round 2 – Hill Celtic v Newport Town AFC

1st Round games to be played on or before 14th / 15th October 2017
2nd Round games to be played on or before 18th / 19th November 2017

Munster Youth Cup:
Round 1 – Newport Town AFC 0-2 Kilfrush

1st Round games to be played on or before 30th Sept / 1st Oct 2017
2nd Round games to be played on or before 4th / 5th Nov 2017

Junior A, Div 1B, Newport Town AFC 1-1 Athlunkard Villa

Sunday, September 2 2017 (Derryleigh Park)

Scorer: James Lynch

Following on from their midweek win over Regional, in which they picked up their first points of the season, the A’s were in confident mood when they welcomed Athlunkard Villa to Derryleigh Park on Sunday morning. With a full panel to choose from, a strong starting eleven started the game but almost fell behind in the 5th minute when we were fortunate that the visitors struck the post. The first half was a very open game with both sides creating half-chances but both keepers were up to anything thrown at them and the first 45 minutes ended scoreless. Continue reading

Junior A, Div 1B, Regional B 1-4 Newport Town AFC

Thursday, August 31 2017 (Dooradoyle)

Scorers: Brian ‘Clemy’ O’Sullivan 3 & Kieran McCarthy

Clemy marked his return to his hometown club with a well-take second half hat-trick to help the A team record their first win of the season and also pick-up their first points of the season with a crucial away win over Regional B.

The first half was a very tame affair but Clemy had a great chance to open the scoring in the 10th minute when one-on-one with the keeper but the home net-minder did well to save and was then glad to see Kieran McCarthy’s follow-up shot just go narrowly wide. 0-0 at half time with nothing much to write home about. Continue reading