Our U15 international side under the guidance of Head Coach Jason Donohue took on their counterparts from Poland in two friendly internationals played in Richmond Park this week.
The second contest took place on Thursday afternoon with the visitors securing a one nil success with the only goal coming just before the half-time break.
Team: Jack Ellis; Daniel Mare, James Roche, Luke Mulligan, Olaf Boruc, Luke O’Donnell, Marven Chan, Matthew Moore, Bez Agbontaen, Denzel Obgene, Mason Malia
Kaylem Harnett for Mare 41′
Cathal O’Sullivan for Moore 55′
Darragh Marshall for Melia 55′
Richard Vodo for Obgene 60′
Ivan Gramminschil for Chan 60′
Luke O’Donnell for Moore 75′
The first encounter took place on Tuesday afternoon and saw the visitors emerge victorious by two goals to nil, both if which came in the opening 15 minutes. An already uphill task was rendered insurmountable with the dismissal of Christian Donlon towards the end of the first half following two yellow cards.
Team: Joe Collins; Kaylem Harnett, Luke O’Donnell, Sean Moore, Christian Donlon, Richard Vodo, Darragh Marshall, Cathal O’Sullivan, Ike OraziIvan Gramminschil, Luke Mulligan
Marven Chan for Moore ht
Bez Agbontaen for Orazi ht
Daniel Mare for Harnett 65′
James Roche for Vodo 65′
Mason Melia for Marshall 65′
Olaf Boruc for O’Sullivan 67′
Matthew Moore for O’Donnell 83′
Goalkeepers: Joe Collins (Bray Wanderers), Jack Ellis (Shamrock Rovers)
Defenders: Olaf Boruc (Shamrock Rovers), Ivan Gramminschil (St Patrick’s Athletic), Kaylem Harnett (Wexford), Daniel Mare (Shamrock Rovers), James Roche (Shamrock Rovers)
Midfielders: Marven Chan (St Patrick’s Athletic), Matthew Moore (Cork City), Sean Moore (Bohemian), Luke Mulligan (Dundalk), Luke O’Donnell (Derry City), Cathal O’Sullivan (Cork City), Richard Vodo (St Patrick’s Athletic)
Forwards: Bez Agbontaen (St Patrick’s Athletic), Christian Donlan (Mayo SL), Darragh Marshall (Shamrock Rovers), Mason Melia (Bray Wanderers), Ike Orazi (Shamrock Rovers), Denzel Obenge (Cork City)