2023 Team of the Week – Week Five

Check out the fifth Team of the Week for 2023 after the quarter-final match ups in the Junior Championships.

Vote for the player that you think deserves to be named Player of the Week. That player will pick up an exclusive The Sideline Eye jersey, produced by Capture Athletics.

Our voting polls will close at 8pm on Wednesday, with the Player of the Week announced at 9pm. Vote below!

Aaron Coogan (Killeavy II)

Made three unbelievable point-blank saves to keep a clean sheet for his side in their one-point defeat to Clann Eireann IIs

Aiden Cassidy (Clann Eireann II)

Cassidy was solid in defence for Clann Eireann and made a couple of timely interceptions at crucial times.

Ruairi Cunningham (Clonmore)

Picked up An Port Mor dangerman Cormac Kieran and won his personal dual with a brilliant defensive display.

Kieran McAteer (Thomas Davis)

The Thomas Davis captain led from the front as the Corrinshego men battled past St Michael’s to reach the last four.

Jodi Nixon (Clonmore)

Bombed forward to rattle the back of the net and was also fouled for a second half penalty which was also converted.

Darren Hughes (Lissummon)

Hughes gave a strong display at centre half back for last years beaten finalists as they lost out after extra time.

Kevin McCann (Ballyhegan)

McCann put in a huge shift for his Ballyhegan team, getting up and down the pitch all day long and chipped in with 0-2.

Peter Quinn (Lissummon)

The Lissummon captain battled bravely for his side and set up the goal in the final minute that took the game to extra time.

Photo Credit: John Merry

Cahal Cunningham (Clonmore)

Cunningham was brilliant in front of the posts for Clonmore but also created a lot of scores as they reached the semis.

James French (Clann Eireann II)

Top scored for Clann Eireann IIs with 0-6 as they scraped past Killeavy IIs by the minimum of margins.

Sean Quigley (Clonmore)

Quigley’s goal after 11 seconds of play firmly put Clonmore in the driving seat and he went on to score 2-4.

Rogan McVeigh (Clann Eireann II)

Ever Clann Eireann IIs attack seemed to come through McVeigh and although he didn’t score, he was essential to their win.

Check out the fifth Team of the Week for 2023 after the quarter-final match ups in the Junior Championships.
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James McCormack (Ballyhegan)

McCormack continued his fine form for Ballyhegan, hitting 1-3 as they saw off Lissummon to reach the last four.

John Stevenson (Killeavy II)

Rarely put a foot wrong when in possession and Stevenson chipped over three points for Killeavy IIs.

Adam Loughran (Thomas Davis)

Loughran nailed 0-4 as Thomas Davis mounted a comeback against St Michael’s to make it through to the semi-finals.