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Minor Board Roundup History made as 8-year-olds vie

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

History was made a Woodlawn Saturday as the first-ever under 8-year-old league game between Celtics and Rangers got under way. Celtics beat Rangers, 8-1 to 4-6. Playing for the Celtics were Daniel Sullivan, Padraig Kyne, David Lunney, Chris O’Connor, Michael Tieland, Keith Lang, Anthony Smith, James Guerrier, Brian Curley, Thomas Brady, Dylan O’Neill, Barry Keegan, Stephen Curley, Conor Creegan, Stephanie Tierney, Ryan Patton and. James Tierney. Lining out for Rangers were Keelan Cormican, Keegan Talty, Damien Cassels, Joe Sharkey, Garres Moore, Shane Dennehy, Michael Bruederlan, Denis Collins, Sean Reynolds, Chris Bruederlan, Brian Twomey, Teresa Daly, Ashley O’Sullivan, Kieran Daly, Neil Cormican.

In the under-10 contest, Celtics, who were relentless, handed defending champions Rangers a 3-1 to 1-0 loss. From goalkeeper Kevin McArdle to full forward Shane O’Connor (2-0), Celtics were firing on all cylinders. C.J. Molloy and Derek Lennon controlled centerfield. Molloy’s goal in the eighth minute was pure magic. Kieran Patten, Allison Traynor, Owen Kyne, Rory Creegan, Daniel Tierney and Ashling Smith were outstanding for Celtics. Trying hard for Rangers were Ronan McGoldrick, Pierce Cassels, Padraig Phelan, Sean Twomey (1-0), Denis McGoldrick, Mike Bruederlan, Matt Anderson and Killian Brady.

Rangers truly dominated the U-12 game against Celtics with a 5-4 to 1-5 victory. Moving with confidence and fluency and using their strength down the center led by Peter Woods 1-0, Lorcan Malone 0-1, Patrick Berna 1-0, Mike Carrigy 1-0, Mike Durkan 1-0, P.J. Wagner 1-0, Stephen Cassels 0-2, Denis McGoldrick 0-1, Eamon Nugent and Kevin O’Shea. Catching the eye for Celtics, Kevin Hegarty, Ciara McArdle, Brian Hegarty, Carl McGovern, Chris McSweeney, Daniel O’Mahoney, C.J. Molloy and Shane O’Connor. Jimmy Naughton refereed all three games.

St. Raymond’s and St. Barnabas drew 0-5 to 1-2 in the under-10 League game. St. Raymond’s were best served by Chris Nolan, Thomas Enright, Patricia Melton, Peter Lamachio, Vincent Tedino and Padraig O’Connor. For St. Barnabas, Brian McGovern, Thomas Neilus, Jack Hannon, Damien Shannon, James Mulligan and Anthony Ciena were best.

Also, it was St. Barnabas 2-2 St. Raymond’s 0-3 in the U-12 contest. Joe Hallinan, Thomas McGovern, Thomas Brady, Danny Kojas, Gearoid Kehoe and Padraig McDaid were best for the Woodlawn boys. John Greaney, Mark McCaffery, John McCaffery, Kathleen Enright, Shane McDonnell and Sean Brady were best for St. Raymonds.

Sharper to the ball, St. Raymond’s asserted themselves 5-1 to 0-10 with a victory over St. Barnabas in the U-14 contest. Michael Greaney, Justin Murray, Brendan Creegan, Peter Cassels, Brian Denneny, Sean Brady, John Greaney and Ronan Coughlan ensured success for St. Raymonds. Catching the eye for St. Barnabas were Barry Sullivan, Joe Neilus, Jack Hannon, Brendan Mulroy, Thomas McGovern and John Mulligan. Lawrence McGrath refereed all three games.

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