Wexford CBS retained the Keevans Cup First Year Football Shield recently at a sunny Pairc Garman with a comfortable win over St Peter’s College in the final having gone undefeated at the day-long blitz.
Their first group game saw CBS face Enniscorthy VC. After absorbing some early pressure CBS struck back with some well taken scores to lead at half time. In the second half playing with the wind they ran out comfortable winners on a score line of 4-1 to 0-2.
Scorers – Dylan Jones 2-0, James Crean 1-0, Todd Hynes 1-0, Cian Foley 0-1.
Next up were Good Counsel College of New Ross. In what was a hard fought game the final score line of 4-4 to 1-1 didn’t do justice to the efforts of the New Ross lads. However the result ensured that the Boker boys were on full points after two games.
Scorers – James Crean 1-0, Todd Hynes 1-0, Shane Bergin 1-0, Tre Long 1-1, Kallum Broaders 1-0.
CBS’s traditional rivals St Peter’s College were next up and in a nervous encounter, both sides struggled to find their rhythm. Leading by three points with time almost up, a last minute penalty was finished to the net by the College and the game ended 1-5 each with both remaining unbeaten.
Scorers – Cian Foley 1-1, Kallum Broaders 0-2, Shane Bergin 0-1, Gary Carroll 0-1.
In the final group game Wexford CBS faced Enniscorthy CBS to ensure their spot in the Shield final. The first half was very closely fought before the Wexford subs secured the scores that saw them qualify on a final score line of 3-8 to 1-3.
Scorers – Josh Kavanagh 1-1, Tre Long 0-1, Todd Hynes 1-2, Ice Samkchume 0-1, Gary Carroll 0-1, Gary Hall Roche 0-1, Shane Bergin 1-0,
The final saw both unbeaten teams, Wexford CBS and St Peter’s College, face one another again after their earlier draw. However this time the CBS were not to be denied running out comfortable winners by 1-4 to 0-0.
Scorers – Cian Foley 0-1, James Creane 1-0, Todd Hynes 0-1, Josh Gruiney 0-1, Kallum Broaders 0-1.
Well done to all 24 panel members, each of whom got an equal amount of game time and all contributed to the successful campaign. If this group continues to show the same attitude and commitment then the future of football in the CBS is bright.
Wexford CBS panel: Eoin Kinsella, Luke Moloney, Caolan O Reilly, Ben Hayes, Aaron Clancy, Liam Godkin, Conor Morris, Luke Rogan Sheil, Conor Graydon , Fionn Roche, Gary Hall Roche, Josh Kavanagh, Kallum Broaders , Kyle Robinson, James Crean, Ice Samkchume , Josh Gruiney, Todd Hynes, Cian Foley, Tre Long, Shane Bergin, Gary Carroll, Dylan Jones.