THE Offaly U-13 Football Development Squad, managed by Carina Haverty & Anton Sullivan, won their first inter-county tournament of the year last weekend.
Hard work and impressive work ethic helped them to group victories over Laois and Carlow. All panel members played part in these games and in the final the ‘Faithful’ lads overcame Wicklow.
Offaly had the help of the breeze in the first half against Wicklow where all forwards contributed to the scoreline. The second half showed this panel through spirit where they worked hard to the final whistle, winning convincingly in the end by a 10 point margin.
Joe Hurley of Gracefield club lifted the trophy on behalf if this great panel where all Offaly Coiste na nOg clubs were represented.
Offaly U-13’s will play another match in O’Conor Park and receive their medals in a presentation immediately afterwards. Thanks to all parents who supported on the day.
Offaly 13’s Panel:: Kyle Huggins, Ronan McGuire & Barry Rohan (Ferbane/Belmont), Joe Hurley & Oisin Miller (Gracefield), Fergal Hanamy, Enda Flynn & Graham Daly (St Rynagh’s), David Falsey, David Fleming & Callum Egan (Clara), Andrew Maloney, Eoin Farrell & Craig Mangan (Edenderry), Conor Dunne, Barry Bracken, Brian Carroll & Brian Kennedy (St Vincent’s), Matthew Molloy, Andrew Delaney & Conor Moran (Shamrocks), Dean McNamee, Shane Lowry, Dylan Kavanagh & Daniel Molloy (Rhode Og), Oisin O’Donovan, Aaron Leavy, Brendan Kelliher & Ryan Sheerin (Tullamore), Ray Daly, Adam Kelly & Robert Milner (Na Fianna), Conor Smith & Dean Cahill (Birr), Michael Mooney (Ballinamere/Durrow), Shane O Brien, Stefan Geoghegan, James Dunne, Cian O’Neill (St Broughan’s), Steven Leonard, Dylan Leonard & Dylan Young (Kilcormac/Killoughey).