Castletroy College won the inaugural TUS Sports Junior U16 1/2 A County Football Championship in fine style in Cappamore against John The Baptist Community School.
Ahane players in the team/squad were David Carr, Will McCormack, Jamie Conway, Liam Óg Glynn, James Rennison, John Clifford, James O’Malley, Paddy Hussey and Danny Shahab.
Playing into a strong breeze in the first half Castletroy weathered early pressure with some wonderful defending and countering attacking football to lead by 6 points at half time.
Five minutes into second half JTB scored a goal from a rebound following a great save . With the lead down to 3 points Castletroy had to dig deep and with some excellent team play moved the ball through the lines to steady the ship with a fine score from play
Further Castletroy pressure forced turnovers from JTB to add two further points and stretch the lead to six points
The next score was the game changer with a fine goal for Castletroy and from here to the end Castletroy were very much on the front foot scoring a further 1-6 to seal victory by 17 points on a final score 2-16 -to 1-2.