U17 Div 2 Cup Semi-Final, Knockainey 1 – 3 Newport Town AFC

U17 v Knockainey Cup Semi April 15 2017
Saturday, April 15 2017 (Knockainey)

Newport scorers: Elliott Slattery 2 & Jordan Mooney

Pride of place goes to the U17s who have made it through to the Div 2 Cup Final in Jackman Park on April 25, following a gritty 3-1 win away to Knockainey on Saturday evening with goals from Elliott Slattery (2) and Jordan Mooney. Newport were 2-0 up at half-time thanks to a long-range free kick and penalty from Elliott Slattery. The game was made safe in the 78th minute when Jordan Mooney was on hand to tap-in after Odhran Brett’s effort was only parried by the keeper. Knockainey scored a late consolation but it’s Newport who will now take on Mungret Regional in the final, which will take place in Jackman Park on Tuesday, April 25 at 7pm.

Match squad: Brendan Coffey, Robert Duggan, Jack Noble, Elliot Slattery, Ben Wixted, Odhran Brett, James Lynch Jack Connolly, Adam Hurley, James Rochford, Killian O’Malley, Jordan Mooney, Jack Landers, Cian O’Connell & Philly Deegan

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