Monday 26 February 2018

Arklow Town FC

The Arklow Town FC 'Movember' team - supporting the Irish Cancer Society - gathered in The Old Ship on Friday night.

The Town has joined up with the Arklow and District Lions Club to support this worthy cause and we must give a mention to the players representing Arklow Town FC - Owen Moore, Danny O'Reilly, Eunan O'Donnell, John Smith, Don McDonald, Joe Mills, John Kavanagh, Stephen Hanlon, Kenneth O'Neill, Jason Vanderheijden, John Fox, Austin Walker, Tom (Snazz) Kavanagh, Michael Mahon, Tony Kealy, Alan Redmond and Match O'Reilly.

You can keep an eye on their progress over the coming weeks on The Town Facebook page.

Our weekend of football also started on Friday night and we witnessed the WDFL Premier team advance to the second round of the Charlie Bishop Cup with a good win over Saints FC. Gavin Doyle, John Fennell, Willie Kavanagh, Donal O'Keeffe and Gearoid Redmond were all on target.

On Saturday the U-11A team played out a 1-1 draw against Roundwood with Oran Walker scoring for The Town.

The U-9B team, despite goals from Daniel Byrne and Paidi Kavanagh, were narrowly defeated in Bray by Wolfe Tone. Tammy Byrne and Frances Burke stood in as temporary team managers for the day. Well done ladies!

On Sunday, Aaron O'Brien stepped up from the U-8 team to help the U-9A boys against Carnew AFC. Aaron, along with Louis Harris-Hingerty scored in a tight affair which saw the visitors win 32. Shane Parle hit the net for the U-11B team who were beaten by Greystones however there was a better result for the U-12A boys who had a good win over Aughrim Rangers.

Liam Moore, Daniel Bruce, Jack O'Reilly and Sean Crowley all on target and in fact Liam Moore added to his tally when he appeared with the U13B team against Greystones United.

Another good win for the boys with Stephen Quinn and Conor Roche also on the scoresheet. Ryan McGowan scored a brace for the U-14B team who were beaten by Wolfe Tone.

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