Winning weekend for Gracefield

Soccer

It was a good weekend for Gracefield with the club registering two wins scoring 12 goals in the process.

In the CCFL Under 19 Division 1, Gracefield had a 7-4 win over Portlaoise. The side got back to winning ways after two defeats but this time they were 3-0 up at half-time and extended that lead to four shortly after the break.

However two goals in five minutes got Portlaoise back into the game. Gracefield responded with three more to seal the win.

Man of the match Cian Murphy hit a hat trick, Cian Doyle scored twice and Adam Kelly and Corey McEvoy also got on the scoresheet.

In the CCFL Division 3, Gracefield came out on top by 5-2 in their local derby with Arlington B in Castle Park. It was a strong display from Gracefield with goals from Eamon Kelly (2), Robbie Knight, man of the match Michael Wilcox and Tomas Slevin.

U-19 Team: R Dooley A O Sullivan A Flynn S Evans W Carroll C Mcevoy A Kelly T Kelly A Fitzpatrick C Doyle C Murphy R Whelan J Kelly A McCarthy.

Division 3 team: J Knight D Cox J Cunningham R Porter J Keogh C Nolan R Knight M Wilcox P Mitchell T Slevin E Kelly. J Kiernan C Malone R Weston J Lawerence

Gracefield FC would like to thank George and Jennifer Friel of the Dublin Bar, Portarlington for their kind sponsorship of a new set of jerseys and thank them for all their support over the last two years.