Suncroft U12 Div 1 Southboard Winners 2014
On the 6th June the U12s were presented with there medals after winning the Div 1 final in Hawfield . They met kilcullen in the final and they showed exceptional teamwork and great displays of skill. Hugh Doyle (Captain) led his team to victory, with Man of the Match going to Full Back Sam McGuirk . Congratulations to Top scorer of the competition Liam Knight.
Marie Knight (Manager) of this young side has been with these young boys from an early age and it was only fitting that she was with them as they lifted the cup, proud moment, Thanks also to her team Paddy Guidera and Jack Sethright for there time and knowledge ,To Robert Doyle and John Knight for there guidance and support.
Marie invited Anthony Rainbow along with his son Max to present the boys with there medals ,
This is what Marie had to say about the boys: Robbie Mallon-He played really hard this year in a half forward position.Great match against Kilcullen. Sam Murphy- He is a strong defensive player ,never gives up ,Great game in the final .Jack Rock- A newcomer to the club and not easy to join in with a group who have been together for so long, but he did,brillant use of space against moorfield..Tom Martin- Midfield is a very hard position but Tom will run all day, scored pts and goals in majority of matches but the Moorefield game he was powerful .Alex king-Great attitude to direction & training,scares Liam knight into working harder. Killian Hanley –This lad had the biggest adjustment moving from corner back to full forward,great game against Kilcullen. Adam Sweeney- He was rock solid in the backs, he shows determination when going for the ball, great semi-final .Mikey Troy-he missed a few matches due to injury ,great game against Raheens and scored a great goal against Castlemitchel. Conor Martin-Our left footed free taker , he changed the game in the semi-final when it was all a bit tense .He then scored a goal that got Suncroft going and it killed the match against Laurances. Conn Kehoe – The team entertainer, and more importantly the man who stops the goals,inch perfect with kick outs in semi and final,Brave goalie. Sean Knight- during the league he played some fine football in midfield position,fell out with a few refs,gave a great display of football against Laurances and scored the penalty in the final. Ben McInerney- always wants to play in the position ,saved a certain goal in the semi- final, he is fast as lightening,great defender .Sam Prendergast – Another great half forward,scored 8 pts in the league against Kilcullen,was super in the moorefield match,Sam is a real team player and reads the game well.
Sam McGuirk – He plays full back position, recieved a few knocks during the league, Nobody will forget the fight he had on his hands at the semi-final,but won the battle. Man of the Match in final in Hawkfield .Liam Knight – played full forward position all year and knows how to find the back of the net.Played in goals at Towers match and ended up in A&E,excellent game against Moorefield and finally Captain fantastic Hugh Doyle, got the boys to listen , has great speed and he grew into his captains position and thus led his team to victory. It was also noted that all the years Anthony played football he never won an underage medal, so Hugh & Robbie kindly presented one to him as they did to Jack Sethright.
Thanks Anthony for taking time out to make this presentation and your son Max who captured everyones attention, we really appreciate your time and also for the team chat the evening before the final, we think thats what did it.
Thanks to Ballysax N.S, Aelish Collins, for all her support throughout the year .Thanks to Parents,family and friends for there continued support.See you all next year and well done lads you were worthy winners.