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U14 Tournament – Bailey Cup

U14 Tournament – Bailey Cup
St Andrew’s, Booterstown, Dublin
28 April 2013

It was a pity we could not benefit from the experience of full pitch hockey built up
by preparatory games with Wicklow Ladies and U12s. With 6 boys missing from the
squad, U14s had to rely on the goodwill of some of the U12s, who saved the day for
the team. The opposition was very strong, as organisers Monkstown had decided to
put Wicklow in Group A with YMCA, Three Rock , and Monkstown 1. A full srength
Wicklow squad would have stood a chance, at least by the looks of it, against some
teams from Group B, like Railway or Avoca. We found it hard to keep the opposition
out of the circle, and lost all our games with 5-0, 6-0, and a surprising 3-0 against
Monkstown 1. There were some positive moments of team play, especially in the
game with Three Rock. Strong individual performances by Kim in attack on the left
wing, Aisling as right back. Cian and Luke intercepted many attacks, and improved
on finding players outfield with every game. Sarah, Alexander, Rueben, and Sean
had to prove their fitness to keep the midfield up and running, and sometimes were
able to connect, mostly on the left. We missed our runners up front, although it was
great to see Mark and family attend as supporters. Special thanks to Joe, our stand-
in goalkeeper who surprised himself by saying yes to a courageous job. Thanks to
Derrell, Leah, Saoirse, and Lucy for being adaptable players in different parts of the
pitch. Thanks to all family members supporting us behind the fence, and coaches
Ashley and Angela for their resilience all season. Klaas

Copyright Wicklow Hockey Club 2013