Mick Connolly to take charge of Corinthians U17 Premier Team for new season, Alan O’ Dwyer to look after second squad
Mick Connolly and Alan O' Dwyer to take change of Corinthians Under 17 Squads
While Mick Connolly was confirmed in mid July as the manager of the College Corinthians Under 17 Premier squad for the new season 2015/16, it was only confirmed last week that Alan O' Dwyer will take charge of our second under 17 squad
Mick has predominantly been involved with the Clubs schoolgirls / Ladies section for the last nine years where he has enjoyed phenomenal success winning numerous Premier League and local Cups as well as several Provincial titles. He was also responsible for the return of Ladies senior football to Corinthians and again has enjoyed great success with a very young squad.
Mick’s last involvement with the Youths section of the Club was back in 2009 when he coached the College Corinthians under 17 team to the league and Cup double and only lost out in a penalty shoot out in the semi final of the National Cup,
Mick’s youngest daughter Megan is widely recognized as one of the top girls players in the country, she has represented Ireland on numerous occasions at under 17 and under 19 age level and was voted Republic Of Ireland Under 19 player Of The Year this season. She was recently awarded a soccer scholarship to Florida State University which she will take up in September.
Despite the loss of a number of players to League of Ireland Under 17 teams, Mick is confident that with the retention of most pf last year’s squad plus a few addition’s Corinthians will have a squad strong enough to challenging for honours this season.
Training will be starting back towards the end of July so If you would like to play with the Corinthians Under 17’s this season you should contact Mick Connolly at 086 1900979
Alan O' Dwyer will take charge of the Corinthians second team under 17, Alan who layed schoolboy football with Corinthians for a number of year's has been involved with the Corinthians First and Second Junior squads over the last few years and is eagerly looking forward to the challenge of looking after the Club's second team, he is looking to start training on Wednesday night August 5th in Rosehill, start time 7pm. For more info contact Alan at 086 0431980
Cormac Cotter and Maurice Barry who have been involved with this age group for a number of years will continue in the positions of Premier team and First Division team managers. Cormac who played League Of Ireland for Cork City for a number of years has had great success with the Premier squad including winning two local Cups last season while Maurice has been a terrific Club Stalwart who has guided this squad since they started schoolboy football eight years ago.
For more information re our Under 18 Premier and First Division teams contact Cormac at 086 8514341 or Maurice Barry at 087 6399562