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NECSL U14 V Parkvilla

Carrick Rovers 1-1 Parkvilla

Last year’s all conquering U13 Champions Parkvilla from Navan were the visitors to the Shercock Road on Monday evening. With a strong breeze blowing it was always going to be hard to play good attractive football but this didn't stop both teams giving a 100 % in their efforts to win the game.

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U14 HSE Major Shield V Bailieboro

Carrick Rovers 6-1 Bailieboro

In this rearranged HSE Major Shield match, Rovers U14 squad played host to our neighbours, Bailieboro. Played on the Shercock Road in blustery conditions, Carrick started the sharper going close from a good flowing move involving Andrew Butler and Padraig Marron, whose cross picked out Patrick Larney in the area, but his shot was straight at the keeper. Rovers were using the strong breeze to their advantage and had Bailieboro on the back foot from the start, forcing numerous throw ins and corners to be conceded.

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NECSL U14 V Bailieboro

Carrick Rovers 2-0 Bailieboro

The Shercock Road was the venue on Saturday morning when Rovers U14's entertained Bailieboro. Carrick started strongly and took the lead within the first five minutes when Ronan O'Callaghan broke down a Bailieboro attack and fed the ball to Eamon Hanley who passed to Padraig Marron on the left wing. Marron cut inside, taking on two defenders before breaking into the penalty area, where he unleashed a powerful shot that beat the keeper at his near post.

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NECSL U14 V Parkvilla

Parkvilla 4-2 Carrick Rovers

Rovers U14's travelled to Navan to take on last years treble winners Parkvilla. The Carrick squad was badly depleted by injuries and absentees, with only 13 players travelling for this important game. The game started brightly with both teams flying into the tackles, not willing to give the opposition any time on the ball. Rovers were playing with the breeze at their backs in the first half and were trying to press home the advantage.

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