Team news under 10 - senior men

November 8, 2018

Under 10

35 boys and girls under10 turned out for a friendly match against Glenfin on Saturday last in Convoy. A good day was had by all. The blitz’s for the under 10’s commence on May 9th with the first one in Mc Cumhaill’s.  Training continues on Saturday morning at 11am.
Under 12

The U-12’s continued there unbeaten start to the season with a six point victory over neighbours Castlefin. The home team dominated the first half playing some excellent football with Simon McGlynn (2-2), Jack Blake(0-4), Joseph McGill and Dannan O’ Kane all getting on the score board. Robert Emmet’s responded late in the half with a couple of points to leave the half time score 2-8 to 0-2. In the second half the Castlefin team came more into the game scoring 1-1 to keep the game within their reach. St. Mary’s pressed and created chances but some wayward shooting only saw them add a further goal and a point, with James Kee thundering a shot into the roof of the net. The team came under some late pressure with two Emmet goals but held on for the win. Training for the team is on Friday night at 6pm with the next game away to Naomh Padraig, Lifford on Wednesday. Final Score:  St. Mary’s 3-9: Robert Emmett’s 3-3.

Team: Paul Kelly, Anthony Bogle, Gavin McLaughlin, Erkia Wilson, Mark Bonner, Dannan O’Kane, Darren Bonner, John Toye, James Kee, Brian McNamee, Jack Blake, Kellan Mathewson, Joseph McGill, Simon McGlynn, James Sweeney

Subs: Corey O’Kane, Luke Witherow, Curtis McBride, Ronan Kelly, Evan Roarty, Ciara McDaid, Dale Lafferty.


Under 14
Under 14 boys training has changed to Sunday at 2pm. All welcome.


Under 16 and minors

The under 16 team defeated Cloughaneely on Friday night on a 1 11 to 1 6 scoreline. This was a very entertaining game between two well matched sides. All players on the home side played their part in securing victory. Scorers: Anthony Browne 0 1, Michael Black 0 2, Ryan Kettle 0 5, Emmet Patterson 0 1, and Peter Blake 1 2. The next game is away to Mc Cumhaills on Friday 24th April. 

The minors got their league campaign off to a start on Monday evening last in Newton against a highly motivated Naomh. Colmcille team. This competitive game which ended in a draw had a final scoreline of 1 13 to 4 4. St. Marys were four points ahead with a few minutes to go but an equalising goal from Thomas Mc Kinley  in the last minute secured a draw for Naomh Colmcille. Emmet Doherty, who saved two penalties in the first half and John A Kee who scored 3 goals were impressive for St. Marys on the night. Final Score: Naomh Colmcille: 1 13:  St. Mary’s 4 4.

Scorers: John A Kee 3 0, Patrick Lafferty 0 1, Anthony Browne 0 1, Emmet Patterson 0 1, Ryan Kettle 0 1 and Eoin Allan 0 1. The next game is at home v Robert Emmet’s on Monday 27th April. Training for under 16’s and minor’s this week is on Wednesday at 5.30 pm.


Seniors and Reserves

St Mary’s senior team played Letterkenny Gaels in Letterkenny on Saturday evening. The team started very well and lead by 4 points playing into the breeze at the end of the first half. On the restart St. Marys pressed home their advantage and ran out winners on a scoreline of 1 14 to 0 8. A feature of the game was the fact that 8 different players supplied the scores. Best for St. Marys were Emmett Mc Nulty, John Doherty, Thomas Mc Hugh and Mark Sweeney.  Scorers: Paidraig Porter 0 2, Laurence Mc Mullan 0 2, Packrick Mailey 0 3, Mark Sweeney 0 2, Gary Patton 1 1, Liam Prunty 0 1, John Doherty 0 2 and Eoin Allan 0 1.

St. Mary’s reserves had a 1 13 to 2 8 victory also over Letterkenny Gaels on Saturday. They dominated most of the game but missed a number of chances and conceded a couple of goals however they recorded a good victory in the end. Scorers: Chris Kyle 0 5, Emmett Kelly1 1, Conor McNulty 0 2, Liam Mailey 0 2, Chris Mc Laughlin 0 2, Adrian Mc Hugh 0 1.

Senior and reserves training continues at 7.30pm on Tuesday and Thursday. New players welcome. The next game for both teams is at home v Naomh Ultan this weekend.