Academy Weekend Review: March 28th

It was a beautiful, sunny weekend in Sligo and we were treated to some entertaining football at The Sean Fallon Centre and IT Sligo over the weekend.

On Friday night, our Under 15 team were narrowly defeated by Finn Harps. Callum Lynch and Darragh McKeon scored for Rovers in a 3-2 defeat. It was the sides first defeat of the season having won their opening two games.

Saturday afternoon saw the same clubs facing off again, this time at Under 14 level. Much like the Under 15 game there was five goals in the game with Rovers winning 3-2 thanks to goals from Adam Feeney, Jamie O’ Malley and Dean Casey. This was a highly entertaining game and Rovers have started the season well and have seven points from the opening four games.

Our Women’s Under 19 team hosted Shamrock Rovers on Sunday afternoon at The Sean Fallon Centre.

The team went into the game unbeaten having picked up two wins and a draw from the opening three games. Goals from Jessica Casey, Eimear McIntyre, Nadine Hargadon and an own goal ensured Rovers remained unbeaten under manager Darragh Healy and ran out 4-0 winners.

There were no fixtures at Under 17 level this weekend and our Under 19 game against Shelbourne was postponed following the passing of Stephen Walsh, brother of goalkeeper Conor.

We wish to extend our deepest sympathies to The Walsh Family at this difficult time.

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