Mervue United claim FAI New Balance U17 Challenge Cup

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Mervue United claim FAI New Balance U17 Challenge Cup

Galway side Mervue United lifted the FAI New Balance Under-17 Challenge Cup following an impressive 3-0 victory over Parkvilla FC.
17th Aug 2020

First-half goals from Keane Griffin and Kieran O’Connor gave Mervue a solid 2-0 lead going into half-time. 

Substitute Jay Martyn notched a third at Oscar Traynor Park to see them claim victory over their Meath opponents and take the trophy back to the west of Ireland.

Mervue’s Tom Kidd was awarded Player of the Match.

Parkvilla FC: Scott O’Sullivan, James Egan, Ethan Rathbone, Finn Murray, Christian Nicolenco, Kian Ratty, Bradlee Connor-Baldwin, Tommy Buchanan, Eoghan Heavey, Shane Maguire, Louis Collins.
Substitutes: Martynas Jacos, Bryan Kenny, Jamie Ayres, Adam Niven, Tristian O’Neill.

Mervue United: Jack Folan, Joey O’Hara, Josh O’Connor, Ben Stanik, Mark Cunningham, Daniel O’Connor, Keane Griffin, Tom Kidd, Kieran O’Connor, Aaron Neary, Dylan Traynor.
Substitutes: Owen Okore, Luke Doyle, Conor French, Jay Martyn, Jamie Hayes, Jack Nolan, Gradi Lombotto.

Result: Parkvilla FC 0-3 Mervue United