St Patrick's Athletic have been crowned Leinster Senior Cup champions following a 4-0 again Athlone Town this afternoon at Richmond.
A youthful Saints side, managed by Jamie Moore, overcame the challenge of the first division side to win the competition for the first time in five years.
A team made up of players from the Under-17 and Under-19 squads triumphed thanks to goals from Kyle Robinson, Brandon Holt, Jake Walker and Daniel Dobbin.
St Patrick's Athletic: Brian Maher; Paul Cleary, Keith Carter, Kevin O'Reilly, Brandon Holt; Jamie Whelan (Sean Madden 57), Daniel Dobbin, Cian Hughes; Kian Corbally, Kyle Robinson (Kevin Kelly 83), Jake Walker (Dara McGuinness 90).
Athlone Town: Aaron Myles; Aaron Brilly, Gavin Kearney, Ciaran Grogan, John Morgan (Paddy Kelly 80); Rhys Gorman, Shane Dunne (Adam Lennon 57), Evan Pierce (Jean-Yves Poambe 60); Darren Meenan, Jamie Hamilton, Kealan Dillon.
Leinster Senior Cup CHAMPIONS 2019! Congratulations to players, staff & everyone involved! The oldest player in the squad was Paul Cleary who is 20! The group also had players born from 2000-2004! A 4-0 win over Athlone Town secured our first senior trophy since 2016! ðŸ”´âšªï¸âš½ï¸ pic.twitter.com/UHGrr6U4rn— St Patrick's Athletic FC (@stpatsfc) November 16, 2019
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