Results/Updates W/E 08/05/2022

Girls U16: Samphires 1 v 2 Castleisland
On Wednesday, 4th May we welcomed league leaders Castleisland FC to Fenit for penultimate game in girls U16 league. The first 15 mins of the game was very fast, with both teams creating scoring opportunities but it was the visitors who took the lead from a border line offside decision. We conceded another goal just before half time and first half finished 0:2 to visitors. A couple changes in our formation in second half and we got one goal back from penalty dispatched by Lilly Nowak. A few more chances by both sides again after this but defences were up to the task. Castleisland was awarded a penalty in later stage of the game for hand ball in the penalty area but our goalkeeper (Alicia Cronin) made a great save to tip the ball over the bar for a corner. We tried hard to score again but ran out of time on this occasion. Congratulations to Castleisland on winning the league this season.

Girls U16: MEK  0 v 3 Samphires
On Saturday, 7th May we were scheduled to play our last league game against MEK in Killorglin but MEK could not field a team.

Boys U15: Samphires 5 v 1 Park B (Scorers Gregory Clifford (2), Cian McKenna (2), Kealan O’Dowd)

Quite a decent performance but the 15s in the semi of the Shield against a very game Park B team who didn’t lack in energy. Overall we controlled the game but didn’t find it easy to score against a massed defence at times. Eventually Gregory scored a brace to leave it 2 nil at half time. We started the second half as we finished the first with our defence in 6s and 7s, communication not being up to scratch and the Park didn’t spurn the chance they got and it was game on. But our lads upped it again and we added 3 more from Cian (2) and Kealan with goal of the day near the end. Well done to both teams for giving us a good game.

Boys U13B: Castleisland B 8-0 Samphires B
A poor display to finish the league from our team. We were down a number of players and had to bring a number of younger players up to get to eleven players. The U13 players lacked any energy and drive to win the ball. We watched Castleisland players winning ball and driving beyond us with little effort made to win ball back. Our passing was poor and we failed to control the ball when we did win it back. Exceptions to this were Bryan Kelly at centre half who fought and won his own duels and Cillian Burns in goals who made a number of saves.