Under-16 Hurling Finalists 2019

Written by admin. Posted in Roll of Honour 2019

Published on September 27, 2019 with

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Hard luck to to our U16 Hurling team and management who lost the B final on Sunday 29th September.

Under-16 B Hurling Final

Moorefield 1-7 vs Sallins 3-18

Venue: Hawkfield, 11.45

Player Profiles

Jack Flood, many lads called him joker of the pack but Jack has a serious side that is hurling! A player that has a huge amount of potential and great to have around. Never a dull moment with him.

Position you play: Corner back/forward
Position you’d like to play: Corner back
When you started playing hurling:2014
Joker on the team: Shelley
Best attitude: Darragh
Last out of the dressing rooms: Seany
Worst trainer: no comment😉
One bit of advice to younger hurlers in Moorefield: don’t answer the ref back!practice
Favourite hurler: Paul Dawson
Favourite thing about hurling: The physicality of the game
Managers pet: Conn

Darragh O Toole has one of the best attitudes on the team and one of the hardest workers. Very skilful and a lot more to come from him.

Position you play: Full Forward
Position you’d like to play: Full Forward
When you started playing hurling: U/13
Joker on the team: Jack Flood/Aaron Shelley
Best attitude: Eoghan Corrigan
Last out of the dressing rooms: Sean Maher
Worst trainer: Conn Keogh
One bit of advice to younger hurlers in moorefield: Get out the hurl & practice off the wall or with a friend
Favourite hurler: Seamus Callanan
Favourite thing about hurling: The passion from everyone involved
Managers pet: Jack Flood

Graham Cregoe is definitely one to watch. He’s playing great and does a lot of the dirty work for others but still finds space and time to help the attack

Position you play: Midfield
Position you’d like to play: Corner forward
When you started playing hurling: 5th class-2014
Joker on the team: Aaron Shelley
Best attitude: Darragh O’Toole
Last out of the dressing rooms: Sean Maher
Worst trainer:Keith
One bit of advice to younger hurlers in Moorefield: Keep practicing your touch and ball skills
Favourite hurler: Austin Gleeson
Favourite thing about hurling: The high scoring ,speed and intensity of the game
Managers pet: Jack Flood

Mel Dolan has recently joined us and he looks like a natural straight away and he is a real team player which is important.

Position: Corner Back.
Like to play: Half Back.
When started: 2010.
Joker: Alex Anderson.
Best Attitude: Sean Maher.
Last out of dressing room: Deano.
Advice to younger Moorefield players: Lots of Practice.
Favorite Hurler: Joe Canning.
Worst Trainer: couldn’t be cruel…
Managers Pet: Adam Kavanagh

Jake Smith is the guy you want beside you when you go into battle. Super attitude and a very focused defender.

Position you play: corner back.
Position you’d like to play: wing back.
When you started playing hurling: u13’s
Joker on the team: Shelley
Best attitude: Darragh O Toole.
Last out of the dressing rooms: Sean Maher
Worst trainer: ????
One bit of advice to younger hurlers in Moorefield: keep at it.
Favourite hurler: T.J Ried
Favourite thing about hurling: the pace.
Managers pet: Rory Mc Grath.

Jack Dowling is another player that would do anything you ask of him, without a question. Strong, fast and powerful in his play and very committed to moorefield hurling

Position you play: wing back
Position you’d like to play: full forward
When you started playing hurling: 2014
Joker on the team: Aaron Shelly
Best attitude: Shane Delmer
Last out of the dressing rooms: Aaron Shelley
Worst trainer: Keith for the runs he makes us do
One bit of advice to younger hurlers in moorefield: keep practicing and the rest will come to you
Favourite hurler: Seamus Callaghan
Favourite thing about hurling: how skillful the game is
Managers pet: Ciaran Mulvey

Sean Maher has been mentioned as the managers pet a lot and the longest in the dressing room so take out of that, what you want 😂
He leads by example at all times and is liked and respected by everyone around him.

Position you play: Midfield/Centre forward
Position you’d like to play: Full forward
When you started playing hurling: had a hurl before I was walking , togged out at age 3 for moorefield
Joker on the team: Ciarán Mulvey
Best attitude: Shane Delmer
Last out of the dressing rooms: Myself 😐
Worst trainer: Aaron Shelley
One bit of advice to younger hurlers in moorefield: always have a hurl and enjoy it
Favourite hurler: Paudie Maher or “Pal”
Favourite thing about hurling: the speed and intensity
Managers pet: Keith Kearney

Rory McGrath is loved by all who know him. His enthusiasm for hurling is infectious and his skills are excellent. Not sure about his advice to younger moorefield players though 😩😂

Position you play: Corner Forward
Position you’d like to play: Full Forward
When you started playing hurling: 2017
Joker on the team: Shelly
Best attitude: Daragh O’Toole
Last out of the dressing rooms: Me
One bit of advice to young hurlers in Moorefield: Stick with football 😄
Favourite hurler: Seamie Callanan
Favourite thing about hurling: The skill of hurling
Managers pet: Has to be Sean

Aaron Shelly has turned himself into a leader on the team who is vital to the structure and performance.

Position you play: centre back
Position you’d like to play:centre back
When you started playing hurling: 6th class (2014)
Joker on the team: Jack flood
Best attitude: Graham Cregoe
Last out of the dressing rooms: Sean Maher
Worst trainer: Conn Keogh when he’s there 😜
One bit of advice to younger hurlers in moorefield: Stick at it
Favourite hurler: Peter Duggan
Favourite thing about hurling: The intensity
Managers pet: Ciaran Mulvey

Shane Delmer is a player that if any young lad copied, would be absolutely brilliant, and he’s still u14! No job too big for him
Position you play: Full Back.
Position you’d like to play: Centre Back.
When you started playing hurling: When I was 4
Joker on the team: Aaron Shelly.
Best attitude: Daragh O’Toole
Last out of the dressing rooms: Sean Maher. Worst trainer: Adam Kavanagh
One bit of advice to younger hurlers in moorefield: Practice your skills everyday
Favourite hurler: Padraic Maher
Favourite thing about hurling: The skill and speed involved in the game
Managers pet: Eoghan Corrigan

Cian Casey has joined the team in the last few weeks and has taken to the game like a duck to water.
Position you play: bench warmer
Position you’d like to play: on the pitch
When you started playing hurling: a week ago
Joker on the team: Shelley
Best attitude: Sean Maher
Last out of the dressing rooms: Don’t know
Worst trainer: Don’t know
One bit of advice to younger hurlers in moorefield: practice!
Favourite hurler: Joe Canning (Noel Furlong 😂)
Favourite thing about hurling: speed and physicality
Managers pet: have no clue

Eoghan Corrigan is a player that is really starting to express himself, very clever with his runs and he has loads more to give.

Position: corner forward.
Position i would like to play: happy where I play
Started playing hurling: 6 years of age
Joker on the team: not to sure
Best attitude Graham Cregoe
Last out of the dressing room: Sean Maher
Worst trainer: Keith 😂
Advise for younger moorefield players: it’s not easy in the beginning but when you develop all the skills you will really have fun at hurling
Favourite hurler: Tony Kelly
Favourite thing about hurling: Lots of skill involved
Managers pet: Shane Delmer

The unsung hero, goalkeeper Alex Anderson. Very hard to achieve anything without a solid and skilful goalkeeper.
Position you play: Goalkeeper
Position you’d like to play: Corner Forward
When you started playing hurling: 2016
Joker on the team: Adam Kavanagh
Best attitude: Graham Cregoe
Last out of the dressing rooms: Conn Keogh
Worst trainer: Keith
One bit of advice to younger hurlers in moorefield: Never give up
Favourite hurler: Joe Canning
Favourite thing about hurling: Winning
Managers pet: Sean Maher

Adam Kavanagh, tenacious and versatile player who never stops working. Really added a lot of skills to his game this year

Position I play, wing forward
Position I’d like to play, midfield
When I started playing hurling, under 13s
Joker on the team, Jack flood
Best attitude, Graham Cregoe
Last out of the dressing rooms, Sean Maher
Worst trainer, probably myself
One bit of advice for younger hurlers in moorefield, Work on your touch and keep at it
Favourite hurler, lee chin
Favourite thing about hurling, how fast it is and the skill levels
Managers pet, Aaron Shelley

Ciaran Mulvey. A guy that will always step up first when asked.

Position you play: wing back
Position you’d like to play: midfield or wingback
When I started: 1st year/ 13yrs
Joker: Jack Flood
Best attitude: Liam Hayes
Last out of dressing rooms: Sean Maher
Worst trainer: jack Flood
Advice to younger moorefield players: keep at it, work on your skills and touch
Favorite hurler: Podge Collins
Favorite thing about hurling: the intensity and aggression
Managers pet: Sean Maher!

Deano Murphy is a no nonsense defender that has loads of skill. Very committed to moorefield hurling too

Position you play: Corner back
Position you’d like to play: Corner back
When you started playing hurling: 2014
Joker on the team: Jack Floody
Best attitude: Shane Delmer
Last out of the dressing rooms: Sean
Worst trainer: Paddy haha
One bit of advice to younger hurlers in Moorefield: Keep at it
Favourite hurler: Joe Canning
Favourite thing about hurling: How fast pace it is
Managers pet: Rory McGrath

Connor Price is the youngest on the panel. He is very brave and courageous with a lot of skill. Good to have around because he’s always up for a laugh

Position you play: full back line.
Position you’d like to play: full back line.
When you started playing hurling: 6 years ago (age 7).
Joker on the team: Aaron Shelly.
Best attitude: Darragh O’Toole.
Last out of the dressing rooms: Me.
Worst trainer: Jack Flood.
One bit of advice to younger hurlers in Moorefield: stay at it and work hard.
Favourite hurler: John (Bubbles) O’Dwyer.
Favourite thing about hurling: the intensity and skill.
Managers pet: Sean Maher.

Cormac O Shaughnessy, nicknamed “Scrappy” because he has the heart of a lion! He’s the one guy that everyone picks out because of his skill and agility. Super lad

Position you play:corner forward
Position you want to play: corner forward
When u started playing hurling: 6 years old
Joker of the team: Aaron Shelley
Best attitude: Ciaran mulvey
Last out of dressing room: Sean maher
Worst trainer: paddy ( shite)
One bit of advice to younger hurlers in Moorefield: keep at it
Favourite hurler: Keith
Favourite thing about hurling:drinking pints
Managers pet: duke

Conn Keogh is a pure athlete, even though he always wants to play in goals (he’s never ever playing in goals!). Loves scoring and one of the hardest working players.
Position you play: Centre Forward.
Position you’d like to play: Goalkeeper.
When you started playing hurling: U13s
Joker on the team: Aaron Shelly.
Best attitude: Daragh O’Toole.
Last out of the dressing rooms: Sean Maher
Worst trainer: Sean Maher
One bit of advice to younger hurlers in moorefield: Always practice on both sides.
Favourite hurler: Padraig Walsh
Favourite thing about hurling: The pace of the game
Managers pet:Graham Cregoe

Kurt Conlon back after a bit of a break and it’s great to have him. Another super guy with massive potential playing hurling. Speed and tenacity massive strengths of his
Where you play: Wing back
Where you would like to play: Wing back
best attitude: Shane delmer
joker Shelley
last out of dress room paddy Maher 😂 worsr trainer Keith karney
Started playing 2015
advice to Moorefield kids: get ur pick up right…love boys hurling …the rush it gives you
Favourite player: Austin Gleeson
Managers pet Sean Maher

Under-16 Hurling Semi-Final

Sunday 22nd September

Moorefield 2-17 vs Broadford 1-11

Venue: Moorefield, 13.00

Under-16 Football Semi- Final

Sunday 8th September

Venue: Manguard Plus Hawkfield,

Clane v Moorefield

Hard luck to our U16A football team on their loss to Clane. It was a fantastic achievement for the team and management to have reached the Semi Final!

Congratulations to the U16A Football team & management on their 4-7 to 1-11 victory over Balyna in the U16A Championship Quarter Final.