U-13Div 1 – Corkbeg 4 Pearse Celtic 1
Dominant Corkbeg take the Spoils.
Corkbeg U13 returned to winning ways on Saturday morning, with a dominant display from start to finish.
In a performance where every player produced some scintillating football ,the outcome was decided long before the home team scored the 4th goal.
A dominant early onslaught saw Corkbeg pepper the Pearse Celtic goal to no avail . 19 minutes in, the dominance produced a goal with a lay off from Tristan Ward found David Kelly (pictured), who tucked the ball home.
The remainder of the half continued in the same vein. Tom Walsh came on to shore up the middle while Josh McCarthy received treatment to a cosmetic ear problem. At the half time whistle the score stood at Corkbeg 1 Pearse Celtic 0.
The start of the second half saw Pearse Celtic come at Corkbeg and they were rewarded with an early penalty after Adam Lewis tangled with one of their players in the box. Pearse scored to level the match.
That was as good as it got, as Corkbeg injected pace to the game and 6 minutes later, Richie Kelly was upended by the keeper inside the box. Cillian Scanlon scored the resulting penalty.
The back line of Jackson Kearns, Cian Moore, Cillian Scanlon and Adam Lewis were now totally dominant as Corkbeg continued to push forward.
Tom Walsh had now replaced the hardworking Tristan Ward and it was the tenacious play from Tom that led to the 3rd goal from Josh McCarthy.
Jack Mulcahy and Aesa Murphy continued to a assert control in the middle third as Corkbeg continued to create openings; Richie Kelly going close with a volley.
Cillian Burke, Cormac Crowley and Jamie Walsh came on to add freshness to the team and they were rewarded with a fourth goal. Sam McAllister in goal delivered long to David Kelly who sprinted forward to tuck home the goal and end a satisfactory day for the home side taking an excellent 4-1 victory.
Next week it’s Crosshaven at home in the final game of the season.