CHAMPIONS!!

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UNDER 11A LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

This evening, at a rain soaked Seagrange Road in Baldoyle,  Clonee United were crowned U11A League Champions 2014/15 with a 6-0 Victory in the last game of the season!!

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Squad:- Rebecca Mooney, Rachel McCann, Aisling Desmond, Emily Smith, Laura Fitzpatrick. Sophie Monaghan, Jamie Thompson, Grainne Cantwell, Kate Ash, Ava Mullen, Aoibhe Kearney

Coaches: Alan Monaghan and Julie O’Toole

NEW SPONSORS

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Clonee United F.C are delighted to welcome the following new sponsors to the club

Vero Moda – The Paddocks – Byrne Motor Works – Divine Styles

2014 Presentations

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Under 9 team U 16 team U 13 team U 12 x 2 team u12 team U 11 G team U 10 Alan team U 8 team Team of the year SYD TEAM SB Team P G Team Kindgt team Kindergarden-2_team JF Team 2 SB Team P G Team Kindgt team Kindergarden-2_team JF Team 2

SENIOR TEAM 2014 / 15

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Great News Folks, we have a Senior team on the go for 2014 / 15! All going well this will be a Saturday team in the AUL. Martin Gallagher has been appointed as Team Manager and he will bring a huge wealth of knowledge and experience with him.

Destiny Called

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First Cup win for Clonee Under 10  Girls in MGL

Penalty Shoot out win after Extra Time Thriller in AUL, Dublin.

Blue MGL Cup Final Shelbourne 3 – 3 Clonee United  (AET (3 v 3) 2-3 Penalty Shoot out  win

6th June 2013 AUL Shelbourne Centre, Dublin

Scorers: Rachel McCann, Kate Ash (2)

U10s Girls Cup Final Squad

Destiny Calling!

Clonee United Under 10 girls team in their first season of soccer seem to have a gra for the game and a never give in attitude which was rewarded against an organised and well drilled Shelbourne Girls team. For any supporters wondering if the Malahide Semi was a one off ? Forget it Similar circumstances small club, Sunshine and rain, bigger opponents no divine right but perhaps destiny which is certainly well within the grip of this team!

The game started brightly enough with Aisling Newall upfront and challenging the Shelbourne defenders to test their keeper. Rachel Foran a dynamo tackling in midfield. The game ebbed and flowed with Emily Smith the captain at the heart of the defence with the the focused Grainne Cantwell holding their own against a few talented red shirts. Eva Kelly got stuck in and sent some probing balls forward. Then came the breakthrough when Rachel McCann burst into the game and took on several players had a nice one two with Jaime Thompson and then rifled the Clonee United blues into a lead.

Emma Byrne made some fine saves and Aoibhe Kearney was solid in Midfield and well able to hold her own. Then Shelbourne equalised 1-1. Grace McGrath the pocket dynamo came on up front to spice things up and chase things down until half time 1-1.

The second half started the same way but Rachel McCann raced down the wing and drilled a lovely ball to the far post to Kate Ash back on and up front, she did her little two feet shuffle and bang 2-1 Clonee United. Her trade mark cartwheel after scoring cheered up the large crowd of supporters who turned out in their hundreds again to witness what was turning into another cracking game by all the girls! Shelbourne then fought back again and equalised 2-2. At this point you would have thought the Clonee Blues would have wilted as the strong Shelbourne team pressed and pressed. But with Rachel McCann and Rachel Foran in midfield with Aoibhe Kearney rotating the held their nerve and then a Jaime Thompson went on another of her dribbling runs and lashed the ball to the goal where Kate Ash took a touch to control it and dispatched it into the net with aplomb surely a winner at 3-2? Alas this game was not for the faint hearted as Shelbourne pressed again and equaliser for a third time and in trying to save the goal Emma Byrne picked up a kick to the hand. The whistle blew and extra time was again the order of the day destiny can take many twists it would appear. The ten minutes of extra time went by as both teams tired Grace McGrath went close and challenged bravely till the end as did all the girls! A fantastic final 3-3

It was time for penalties again! Emma Byrne sensationally saved the first two Shelbourne penalties and it was tied at 2-2 Shelbourne having taken the first penalty had had 4 saved by Emma Byrne Sudden death can mean sudden glory also. Cometh the hour cometh the girl. If Clonee Scored they would win the cup – Kate Ash stepped up to take a penalty and slotted it into the net. Clonee United Girls team had won the MGL Under 10 Cup in their first ever season Destinty had called and the team had taken hold of it and finished off a fantastic season in another thrilling and entertaining game.

It must be said that Shelbourne were very gracious in defeat and indeed were a fine example of soccer and how it should be played – Even lending a trophy for the winning team! Following the no show from the MGL who will be forwarding on the cup and the medals at a later date. Grass roots are where it matters and Clonee and Shelbourne certainly have the right roots planted. Soccer in North Dublin looks to have a great entertaining future well done girls.

 

Clonee United Squad

Emma Byrne, Aisling Newell ; Grainne Cantwell, Emily Smith, Eva Kelly, Rachel Foran,  Jaime Thompson, Rachel McCann, Grace McGrath, Kate Ash, Aoibhe Kearney,.

Girls Semi Final

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19th May to 24th May

Tues 19th 

MGL 12B Ratoath Harps 3-3 Clonee Utd 7.00pm Skyrne Rd

Thurs 21st

MGL U12B Clonee Utd 2-0 Terenure 7.30pm Littlepace Pk

MGL U12C Lucan Utd 0–2 Clonee Utd 6.30pm Airlee Heights

Sun 24th 

MGL 12B Greystones 0- 5Clonee Utd Woodlands, 10.00am

MGL 12C Mount Merrion 0-4 Clonee Utd Deerpark 10.30am

16th & 17th May

Sat 16th

U10 Clonee Utd 1 – 2 (pens) Artane Beaumount 2.30pm CUP FINAL NDSL Centre Oscar Traynor Road

Sun 17th

MGL 12B Clonee Utd 6-0 Enniskerry 10.00am, Littlepace Pk

MGL 12C Clonee Utd 3-1 Greystones 11.00am Litlepace Pk

U12B Laytown Utd 0-2 Clonee Utd 12.00pm Seafield

U13F East Meath Utd 4-7 Clonee Utd, 11.15am Minnistown

U17C East Meath Utd OFF Clonee Utd 2.00pm Minnistown

Mon 18th

11th-14th May Results

Mon 11th 
U11d Clonee Utd 2-1 Rivervalley CUP FINAL NDSL. 7.30pm   
Sat 3A Dingle Utd 4-2 Clonee Utd 6.30pm John Paul Pk.
Tues 12th
MGL
U12B Clonee Utd 4-0 Ratoath Harps 6.30pm Littlepace Pk
U12C Clonee Utd OFF Rush Ath 7.30pm Littlepace Pk

Wed 13th

U17C Clonee Utd 2-0 w/o Maynooth 6.30pm Phibblestown CC

Thursday 14th

AUL 3A Romstar Transilvania 4 – 3 (pens) Clonee Utd

27th April to 3rd May

Mon 27th April

AUL 3A St Pats/Phoenix 0-2 Clonee Utd 6.30pm Johnstown Pk No4

Sat 1st May
U11G Skerries 3-1 Clonee Utd 10.30am Town Pk
AUL 3A Griffith Rovers 2-0 Clonee Utd 12.30pm Johnstown Pk No 5
Sun
U12b Laytown Utd OFF Clonee Utd 10.00am Seafield
U13f Clonee Utd OFF Swords Manor 12.45pm Phibblestown CC