Match Reports Nov 2nd & 3rd

Seniors make it through to Keane Cup final ; Under 12 Premier team win top of the Table clash with Ringmahon Rangers; under 13B claim first win

Adult Section

 

Keane Cup Final

Ballincollig  1  College Corinthians  2  AET

Corinthians made it through to the Keane Cup final for the third year in a row after a hard fought victory over Ballincollig,

 

FAI Junior Cup

Carrigtwohill Utd. 2  College Corinthians 2 (Cors win on pens)

 

Schoolboys Section

 

Under 12

Corinthian Boys  2  Ringmahon Rangers  0

Goals from David Welch (superb strike) and George Coomber and an excellent team performance gave Corinthians a deserved victory over a very good Ringmahon rangers side in this top of the table clash last Sunday

 

Carrigaline Utd.  1  Corinthian Boys  2

srarting 11 : Daniel Meade Sean Cantillon Daniel Squires Shane Cotter Alex Hill George Coomber Matthew Healy David Welsh Joe Harte Michael Nason Destiny

 

we started very strongly and had a lot of possession playing with a strong wind. Michael Nason had a good shot saved. Destiny went very close after a super run. Carrigaline came more in to the game and made the breakthrough on the 20th minute. The first half finished with another chance falling to Carrigaline. Mark Redmond came on for George Coomber. Even though we were playing against the strong wind we dominated play and Matthew scored with a great strike. Matt then went close from a free . Destiny scored on the 45th minute. Alex Hill was replaced by David O Sullivan. Daniel Meade made a great save but we continued to press and hung on for a well deserved victory.

Under 13

Division 4

Corinthian Boys B  3  Ringmahon Rangers A  2

Corinthians B 3 – Ringmahon A 2

An excellent team performance which produced the first league win of this season, goals from Connor McGrath, Michael Murray Lokombe gave us a 2-1 lead at half-time, Connor Dorgan scoring the winner midway through the second half, Ringmahon scored late on to ensure a hectic finish. Congrats to all concerned.

Under 14

 

Premier Division

Ringmahon Rangers 1  Corinthian Boys 3

Playing some of their best football of the season so far the Corinthians lads maintained their unbeaten run with a fine 3-1 win away to Ringmahon this weekend.

The Cors. boys were quick of the mark and found themselves 1 up after 10 minutes when a close range shot from Conor Fagan hit the back of the net after some fine work by Colin O'Mahony and Jaze Kabia.

At this stage it was all Corinthians and Rory Doyle was unlucky to see his effort come back off the crossbar with the keeper well beaten . The second goal of the game came after 20 minutes when Robert Cregan raced onto a through ball from Daniel O'Donovan and fired home from the edge of the box.

Ringmahon started the second half in a much more determined mood and were rewarded with a goal after 50 minutes.

The home side now went in search of an equaliser but two fine saves from Alan Kelleher and some strong tackles from Conor Russell and Tony Brophy soon put a stop to any hope of them getting a second.

Corinthians killed the game off with 5 minutes remaining when Adam Coleman set Mark Cronin up inside the box and his low drive gave the home keeper no chance.

Paul Kelleher and his coaches were very pleased with the teams all round performance and happy to take all three point from a very strong Ringmahon side.

 

Under 15

 

Division 4

 Corinthian Boys A  3  Greenwood  1

 Far from convincing from the Corinthians lads as Greenwood put it up to them creating most of the chances in the first half. The boys got a grip on the game just before half time but failed to capitalise or even test the keeper however.  Greenwood took the lead straight from the kick off with the boys asleep and with no one in a blue shirt prepared to take responsibility to stop the attack.  Fortunately it was the shot in the arm they needed and Patrick O’Callaghan equalised 5 minutes later when he twisted and turned in the box and squeezed the ball in at the near post past the keeper.  The boys pressed from here without really threatening but 15 minutes in Conor Nash put them ahead when he latched onto a huge clearance from goalkeeper Liam McCarthy and kept his composure to slot it past the Greenwood keeper. Things got worse for Greenwood immediately after when they had a man put off for a second yellow.  Instead of closing out the game the boys switched off again and were lucky not to concede with Greenwood doing all the pressing and not looking as if they were a man down, but Greenwood lost another man through injury and having made all of their subs they were down to 9 for the last 12 minutes. This was enough to give the boys all 3 points and Daniel Hurley made sure when he put the boys 2 up just before the final whistle.  The boys go back to the top of the table but will have to show some leadership on the field or it will be short lived. Best for the boys were John Weir, Conor Nash and Patrick O’Callaghan.

Under 16

 

Premier Division

Blarney Utd. 1   Corinthian Boys A  4

 

Youths Section

Under 17

Division 2

College Corinthians A  1 Carrigaline Utd.  B  3

 

Under 18

Division 1

Riverstown Brooklodge  2  College Corinthians A 2

A fine effort by our lads who were denied all three points when Riverstown equalized late on, Daniel Kingsto and Colm Daly scored for Corinthians and they had fine performances from Aidan Devine, Alan Hogan.

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