Carrick Rovers

'in the community, for the community'

Carrick hit Fordrew for 6

Carrick Rovers 6-2 Fordrew
MDL C Reserve

Carrick Rovers entertained Fordrew on Saturday at home in the league. Carrick were hoping to get there own back after a heavy defeat to Fordrew early in the season. Rovers started well with Declan Finnegan causing a lot of trouble down the wings with some great runs. Fordrew were causing problems of there own with some good counter attacking play. One of these moves paid off in the 25 minute when a Fordrew player shot from 20 yards, with the help of a deflecting found the back of the net.

Read more: Carrick hit Fordrew for 6

Same old story for Rovers

Carrick Rovers 1-1 Kingscourt
MDL C Reserve

Carrick Rovers welcomed Kingscourt to Carrick last Saturday in the league and left with another draw. This had to be one of the worst matches of the season, as the only football that was played, was played in the last 20 minutes.

Read more: Same old story for Rovers

Yet another draw for Carrick

BJD 2-2 Carrick Rovers

Carrick Rovers travelled to the hills of Ballyjamesduff on Saturday afternoon for their 13th league match of the season. Carrick started the match very well and were in control all over the pitch. The first chance landing to Declan Finnegan, whose shot was well saved.

Read more: Yet another draw for Carrick

Another Leinster Junior Shield win after penalties

Carrick Rovers 3-3 Tolka Terriers (aet) Carrick win 6-5 on pens
Leinster Junior Shield
For the second time in this year’s Leinster Junior Shield Carrick Rovers had to win a nail biting penalty shoot out to put them in the next round of the competition. Tolka took the lead in the first half of extra time only for Simon Marron to equalise before the end of the first half.

Read more: Another Leinster Junior Shield win after penalties

Leinster Junior Shield win

Carrick Rovers 2-2 Lazio FC  - Rovers 4-1 on pens
Leinster Junior Shield

Carrick Rovers got their first taste of provincial football when they entertained Lazio FC from the foothills of the Dublin mountains Saturday last. This fixture was scheduled for three weeks earlier but the Lazio FC pitch was unplayable and the match venue was reversed to Carrickmacross. For some of the lads it was not their first time in this competition but for the vast majority it was.

Read more: Leinster Junior Shield win 

Pride restored

Carrick Rovers 3-1 BMC
MDL C Reserve

Carrick needed to show a bit of pride after last week’s thumping at the hands of Baileboro and they had the tough task of taking on the second placed team in the league BMC  to deal with at home this weekend.

Read more: Pride restored

Off day for Rovers & Referee

Fordrew 5-3 Carrick Rovers
MDL C Reserve

On a rain soaked afternoon Carrick came away from Fordew just outside Kells with the question - What if? In a match with eight goals and a spirit of fair play it was hard to believe that there were 12 yellow cards and two red cards handed out. From the start of the game the referee was unable to cope with the pitch conditions and went from one mistake to another.

Read more: Off day for Rovers & Referee

Unbeaten run goes to 12 matches

Kingscourt Harps 1-1 Carrick Rovers
MDL C Reserve
Carrick have now gone on a run of 12 competitive matches without defeat, unfortunately too many have been draws. Once again Carrick played some attractive football but came away from Kingscourt like it was a loss even though they shared the points with their local rivals.

Read more: Unbeaten run goes to 12 matches