Our under 12 girls are killing it at pre-season training. Well done girls!! Big shout out to their coaches for putting the time and effort in with the girls. Onwards and upwards! #20×20 #MCFC
Our u12 girls team can’t wait for the new season and they too are sporting their new jerseys kindly sponsored by Ashgrove Transport.
With 16 teams in total taking to pitch in hope of glory this season, we are looking for new coaches, both male and female. We have 5 girls teams and 7 boys teams entered and require more help.
If interested, please contact Brendan on 0879828150 or Kevin 0876167700
With the success and growth of our girls section over the last 3 seasons we are hoping to add an u16 Girls team to our ranks to go with our u10, u12 and u14 squads.
So calling all Girls born in 2005/2006, Mooncoin Celtic are forming a Girls u16 soccer team .
Any interested girls are welcome to attend an Outdoor Socially Distanced meeting Tomorrow evening (Tuesday 27th) at 7pm at the new pitch in Suir Crescent.
Stalemate in Ashgrove this morning between 2 evenly matched teams.
It took a few minutes to settle in today and it was Ferrybank who had a good chance after 10 minutes but Barry Hearne stopped with his legs. We eventually got the ball down and eventually got a hold on the game. Some of the passing and final ball in to attack was delightful to watch. Neville Synott was a constant thorn in their side all day. We were possibly denied a penalty when Brendan Bradleys shot was stopped by a defenders arms in the 6 yard box. Daragh Beagan was inches away from scoring from a header but just missed out. Both teams hit the cross bar in the second half but overall a fair result.
Best on show Scoby, Neville and Mickey Comerford.
Two well organised teams.
Since this fixture was announced this squad have been putting in a massive effort in training and it truly payed off. We came into this game missing a couple of key players but it showed the strength this squad has with a few changes at the back the defence was strong and kept Ferrybank to very few chances in the first half.
A great save from Jake Moore seen the ball rebound out to a Ferrybank player and seen us go behind. But not the first time this season we went into the break 1-0 down but the pure determination and desire of this team seen us come running out of the blocks in the second half and we’re well on top with a goal on the horizon. Emily Blackmore came on at half time and put the Ferrybank defence under great pressure with her pace down the wing and it eventually payed off as the ball was deflected into the air and seen Aidan Carroll get his head to the ball and knock it into an empty net to make it 1-1.
We kept pressing Ferrybank while playing some lovely football the second was always on the way. The pure determination and excellent work rate from Aidan who covered every corner of the pitch seen him grab a second to put us in the lead. With Michael Cronin, Patrick Dermody and David O’Shea holding strong at the back there was still very few chances for the home side and we eventually found ourselves in the promising position of being 3-1 up. The ever present and captain for the day Eoin O’Callaghan added to his goal tally for the season and seen him make it 3 goals in 3 games in what was a superb performance from him on the wing.
Ferrybank made it 3-2 late on and put us under a lot of pressure but a few changes to our formation to strengthen up the back seen us hold out and take all 3 points. Great credit to all kids involved yesterday what a superb bunch of kids coach. Team ; Moore, Cronin, O’Shea, Dermody, O’Callaghan (C), Carroll, Croke, Dunphy, Wall. (Subs) Cuddihy, Blackmore, O’Keefe, Byrne, Herron. Scorer : Carroll (2), O’Callaghan.
It was a bitterly cold night in Wadding park tonight but that did not refrain the Mooncoin march to finish out the first half of the season unbeaten. Bohs played large parts of the first half in possession, constantly looking for a defense splitting pass that unfortunately for them, were knocking on the wrong door.
It was Mooncoin who took the lead, a penalty was awarded and penalty supremo Kipper O’Brien arrowed it into the top left corner of the net. Shortly after it was 2-0, Kelly whipped in a free kick from the right and Kavanagh headed into the far corner of the net and that’s how it stayed until half time. The opening quarter of an hour seen us slow out of the blocks and Bohs got one back with a shot from distance. Defiantly, our togetherness was not shattered, we push and pressed and eventually Synnott gave a ball to Kevin Walsh, he turn onto his preferred right foot, his shot was deflected and looped into the Bohs net. To seal the deal there was a mix up at the back for the home side, the ball fell for Synnott and he slotted it home for a comfortably victory.
Man of the match Johnny Kavanagh work tirelessly from start to finish and was a stand out performance on the night. It has been a very rewarding first half to the season for the squad who have yet to fall behind in a game all season and have picked up 25 out of a possible 27 points .
Well done to all the squad .
TEAM: O’Keeffe, Dalton, Kelly, C.O’Hanlon, McGrath, O’Brien, R.Walsh, Synnott, Sweeney, K.Walsh, Kavanagh. SUBS: Tebay, Tobin, L.Walsh, E.Walsh, J.O’Hanlon, Savauge, Dowley. The Christmas night out is Saturday DECEMBER 9TH. Bus leaves Comerfords @ 3:30pm.
Some our U8 hotshots who performed excellently in the Villa today.
A disappointing result after leading the game up until the last quarter. The lads led going into half time after Sean Drennan bundled the ball home. Unfortunately the lads ran out of steam and got hit on the break 3 times before the full time whistle.
Fixtures for the weekend:
Saturday: U11 Blue squad home to Tramore, kick off 10.30
This squad continue to grow in confidence with every game and were very impressive in their last outing in Ferrybank. U11 Orange squad away to DLS, kick off 12.15. Only the second game for this group who have been plugging away at training and helping out the other squad and a number of them have been playing u12, so rustiness shouldn’t be a problem.
U13 home to DLS B, kick off 12noon: One of these sides will break their duck this weekend as both sit pointless to date. The lads have shown glimpses of what they are capable of so hopefully tomorrow is the day they get off the mark.
Sunday: 2B home to DLS, kick off 11am. The boys will be looking to keep the run going with 3 points here after lasts weeks terrific win in Carrick. A couple of midweek additions to the squad will strengthen them aswell as they aim to stretch their lead at the top.
Youths away to Kilmacow, kick off 2pm A derby match for the boys who put in their best performance of the season last weekend. Little motivation will be required for this one in what should be a cracker. Best of luck to all teams this weekend.
The academy continues this evening in Carrigeen Astro turf from 6-7pm for the 2011-2013 group and 7-8pm for the 2009-2010 group. Anyone interested in helping out please pop down.
Finally the club are still on the lookout for coaches for u11 Orange squad. If you can spare 2 hours a week for training and a couple hours every 2 weeks for matches, then please get in touch.