College Football Association of Ireland

CFAI Defeat Welsh Universities

30 April 2013

Two second half goals from Ben Ryan gave the Colleges FAI a well-deserved victory over the Welsh Universities in a friendly fixture at Peamount United FC.

Ryan put the Colleges ahead on 65 minutes with a fierce right-footed drive off the inside of the post after good work by Danny McGuinness. Six minutes later, Ryan added the second with a curling shot past goalkeeper Phil Draper.

The Welsh had a great chance to get back into the game on 76 minutes when Rhys McEnteer fouled Aaron Jewell in the box. However, Michael Schlingermann kept out Chris Miethke's spot kick with a brilliant save.

Colleges FAI: M Schlingermann; N Cooney, D Mernagh, J Carr, R McEnteer (J Scallan 78), B Nolan (E Murray 78), B O'Mahony, P Malone (E Mooney 81), R Foy, B Ryan ( A Rafferty 83); D McGuinness (C Scanlon 66).

Welsh Universities: P Draper; K Joseph, G Parsons, A Jewell, T McFadden; K Nalborski, B Ricketts, L Marsh, T Williams, K Aboyeji (C Miethke h/t); A Jenkins.

Referee: B Donnelly (Dublin)

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