Double success for Clover Utd Youths

Clover Utd Youths team. back row L - R Mick Cleere, Jack Creagh, Shane Bowe, Kieran Bowe, Eoin Flemming, Steven Finnan, Jimmy Fox, Darragh Carroll, Jack Daly (jnr) John Bowe. Front row - L-R Eoin Fitzpatrick, David Poynton, Tom'O Malley (Captain) Darragh Fitzpatrick, Sean Delaney, Carmel Fotzpatrick (first aid), Ray Bowe, Shane Cleere - Front (Goal Keeper) Simon Kinsella.
Clover Ud Youths completed the Kilkenny and District League Premier League and Buckley Youths Cup double in dramatic fashion recently.

Clover Ud Youths completed the Kilkenny and District League Premier League and Buckley Youths Cup double in dramatic fashion recently.

After a close fought game with Freshford in the Cup Final, the sides were level at 1-1 after extra-time with Clover Utd’s goal coming from Eoin Fitzpatrick. The game went to penalties it was a nerve jangling affair. Eventually Clover Utd came out on top by 10-9 on penalties

Two weeks previously they had beaten Freebooters 1-0 in the final game of the season to secure the Preimer League title by six points. As one of only two Laois clubs in the Kilkenny and District League, this was a tremendous achievement under the management of John Bowe