Academy2021-01-31T17:56:47+00:00

MULVENNA HAILS HIS YOUNG GUNS

U19 head coach Tiarnan Mulvenna hailed the attitude of his young side after they ended a topsy-turvy period with a well-deserved 1-0 win over Shamrock Rovers on Sunday. After seeing a number of established U19 players leave Oriel Park in recent weeks, a number of the club’s U17 players have been drafted to the older age group and the early signs look positive. “We were excellent on Sunday,” said Mulvenna. “We [...]

By |August 11, 2022|

ACADEMY ROUND-UP | AUGUST 10TH 2022

Callum Bonner has shone brightly for the club’s academy over the past week, scoring three goals in the space of just four days at U17 and U19 level. Bonner backed up his goal for the U17s against Shamrock Rovers on Saturday with the winner for the U19s against the same opposition at Oriel Park on Sunday and was also on the mark for the U17s in their loss to Shelbourne on [...]

By |August 10, 2022|

STIRRING COMEBACK BY WU17 TEAM

After finding themselves 4-1 down early in the second half, our WU17 team produced a sensational comeback to draw 4-4 with Bohemians at Glenmuir on Saturday.  Jason McConville’s side looked dead and buried when former Dundalk player Sophie Hanlon scored her second of the game with a classy finish to make it 4-1 early in the second half. The gutsy Lilywhites rallied, however, and Kelly, who opened the scoring with a [...]

By |July 31, 2022|

ANOTHER GOOD WEEKEND FOR ACADEMY

It was another good weekend across the board for the club’s academy teams with fine performances at home and away. U17 // Dundalk FC 2-2 Treaty United The U17s were unlucky not to take all three points against Treaty United at Oriel Park on Saturday afternoon. After going in 2-1 down at the break, the lads produced a much-improved second-half display and Luke Povall saw a late header harshly ruled [...]

By |July 25, 2022|

ACADEMY INTERNATIONALS

Two of the club’s academy prospects were presented with their Republic of Ireland international caps by head coach Stephen O’Donnell this week. Defender Luke Mulligan (U15 and U16) and midfielder Senan Mullen (U17) have regularly featured for the young Boys In Green over the past six to 12 months. Luke, who turns 15 in November, made his international debut, and captained, the Republic of Ireland’s U15 team against Montenegro towards the [...]

By |July 22, 2022|

ACADEMY ROUND-UP

Three of the Dundalk FC Academy sides were in action over the weekend, with some stellar performances from those involved.  U17: Dundalk FC U17 2-2 Bray Wanderers U17  In the only action of Saturday afternoon, Dundalk U17s hosted Bray Wanderers in Group B of the Mark Farren Cup at Oriel Park.  With both sides hoping to progress to the quarter finals, there was a tense feeling at Oriel Park as the teams [...]

By |July 4, 2022|