Reserves vs Navan Cosmos

Sat 26 Nov 16
Score: 5 - 1

Match Report

Celtic made a good start to the game with pressure on Cosmos forcing a penalty when Aaron Ryan was fouled in the box which Dimmy Higgins converted. Higgins and Ryan combined well with Ryan put thru on goal which he finished coolly under the keeper to make it 2-0 after 20 minutes, Ryan then had a long distance shot which rattled the crossbar with the rebound falling to Higgins for a tap in. Higgins bagged a first half hat-trick when a poor kickout was won in the middle of the pitch, Higgins was put thru to make it 4-0. Cosmos pulled a goal back just before the break.
Celtic were the better of the two sides in the second half and kept the pressure on Cosmos coming close on a few occasions retaining possession throughout the half. Ruairi Shortt scored the fifth after a jinky little run up the left wing he produced a fine shot which the keeper couldn't handle leaving the final score 5-1 to Trim Celtic. Dimmy Higgins, Aaron Ryan and Conor Daly shone in a fine team performance.


MDL Grounds
Trim Road, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland

Second Team

1Robbie Westphal Goalkeeper
2James Hyland Defender
3Sean Spratt Goalkeeper
5Mark Corrigan Defender, Midfielder
4Cyril Halton Defender
6Declan Dowling Defender
7Anthony Craig Midfielder
8Conor Daly 11 Midfielder
9Dimmy Higgins Midfielder
10Eddie Murray 12 Forward
11Aaron Ryan Midfielder
11Jack Kelly 8 Forward
12Dan Mac Grianna 13 Midfielder
13Ruairi Shortt 12 Defender
14Gavin Meehan Midfielder

Navan Cosmos