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.
Carrick Rovers 1-1 Kells/Blackwater
Newly crowned League Champions Kells/Blackwater travelled to the Shercock Road on Easter Monday afternoon, for a HSE Premier Shield match against Rovers U14 side. Rovers got out of the blocks from the start, showing no fear of their impressive opponents.
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.
Carrick Rovers 2-0 Bailieboro
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.