Under 19 Squad 2013/14

Shane Fagan


Current Ireland Under 19 goalkeeper. Has been number one keeper for Ireland all the way up the levels to Under 19. Signed this season from Coventry City.

Date of birth: 23.02.95

Height: 192.2cms

Weight: 88kg


Michael Kelly


Promising young goalkeeper signed from Dunboyne FC. Represented Cherry Orchard at the Northern Milk Cup this year. Played in the semi-final against Manchester United.

Date of birth: 13/07/96

Height: 196cms

Weight: 80kg


Nathan Brown

Right back

Date of birth: 31/07/95

Right back or centre back in his second season at Rovers. Made his first team competitive debut at right back against Dundalk in the Leinster Senior Cup quarter final at Tallaght Stadium.

Height: 178cms

Weight: 64kg


Conor Dunne

Centre half

Physically strong centre back signed from Cherry Orchard this summer. Also represented the Orchard at the Northern Ireland Milk Cup 2013.

Date of birth: 09/12/96

Height: 185cms

Weight: 81kg


Sean Heaney

Centre Half

Towering centre half signed from St. Kevin’s Boys. Made his first team debut against Dundalk in the LSC quarter final and represented the FAI Emerging Talent U18s against Ipswich Town FC.

Date of birth: 27/01/96

Height: 190cms

Weight: 81kg


James Mullaney

Centre half

Centre half/right full who is in his third season with the Under 19s, having represented Ireland at underage level. Injury-hampered 2011/12 season - hoping to push on this season.

Date of birth: 09/01/95

Height: 178cms

Weight: 78kg


Alan Kehoe

Left back

Schoolboy international who made his first team debut versus Dundalk in the EA Sports Cup this season. Alan is in his second season at Rovers. Also represented the Ireland Emerging Talent squad against Ipswich.

Date of birth: 12/04/96

Height: 173cms

Weight: 61kg


Evan Osam

Left back

Youngest member of the squad signed from St. Kevin’s Boys. Will have three seasons at this level to develop. Very exciting player who is comfortable in both attacking and defending.

Date of birth: 17/08/97

Height: 178cms

Weight: 65kg


Christopher Ward


Signed from Quarryvale’s senior team (AUL) for whom he played for as a sixteen year old, his physical strength will be a great asset to the Under 19 squad. Christopher missed last season through injury and after an operation is available from September to make his competitive debut.

Date of birth: 07.02.1995

Height: 186cm

Weight: 77kg


Clayton Stafford


Clondalkin lad Clayton won the Kennedy Cup with the DDSL and signed from Crumlin United. Clayton has excelled this season in the right back berth and is in his second season with the club.

Date of birth: 26/04/95

Height: 175cms

Weight: 65kg


Philip Daly


Midfield dynamo Philly signed from Crumlin United where he has played all the way through before joining Rovers last season.Has played in first team pre-season friendlies and chipped in with important goals at the latter end of the 2011/12 season for the U19s.

Date of birth: 15/09/95

Height: 174cms

Weight: 70kg


Kelvin Jackson


Pacy winger in his third year at the club. Ghanaian born, Kelvin has represented Ireland at Under 16 level. Former trainee at Liverpool FC. 2013/14 is a big year for Kelvin; also made his first team debut against Dundalk in the LSC Cup.

Date of birth: 11/04/95

Height: 170cms

Weight: 59kg


Cian Kavanagh


Current Under 17 international signed from St. Kevin’s Boys. Recently represented Hibernian in the Foyle Cup and the FAI Emerging Talent squad against Ipswich. Attacking player in the Ronan Finn mould.

Date of birth: 11.09.1996

Height: 180 cms

Weight: 69kg


Jack Watson


Signed from Arklow Town where he was a regular scorer with their Leinster Senior League intermediate team. Tricky midfield player in the Paul Scholes mould.

Date of birth: 07/07/96

Height: 166cms

Weight: 53kg


Ryan Doolin


Date of birth: 22/07/96

A strong competitive midfielder in his second season at Shamrock Rovers. Made his first team debut in the friendly game against Aston Villa at Tallaght Stadium.

Height: 178cms

Weight: 68kg


Ryan Dick


Scottish born Ryan previously played for Dundee United before joining Shamrock Rovers Schoolboys. Ryan is currently in his second season with the SRFC Under 19s.

Date of birth: 08/05/96

Height: 185cms

Weight: 75kg


Thomas Tiernan


Talented midfield player who signed for Rovers from St. Kevin’s Boys FC this season. Missed last season with a broken leg; he has made a full recovery and is eligible to play for Rovers U19s for the next three seasons.

Date of birth: 22.03.1997

Height: 173cms

Weight: 61kg


Fuad Sule


Gifted midfield player who joined from Crumlin United; also has three years to develop at this level.

Date of birth: 20.01.97

Height: 160cms

Weight: 56kg

Richard Purdy


Left footed midfield player whose eye for a pass is equal to his eye for goal; signed from St. Kevin’s Boys. Richard also has three years to progress in the Under 19s.

Date of birth: 16.06.1997

Height: 178cms

Weight: 65kg


Muhanned Bukhatwa


Represented Libya’s Under 17 national team last season; exciting forward player who signed for Rovers from St. Joseph’s Boys. Made his debut against Dundalk in the Leinster Senior Cup.

Date of birth: 04/02/96

Height: 188cms

Weight: 72kg


Mark Sandford


Mark was the top scorer with the Hoops’ Under 19s last season and made his senior debut in the friendly game against Aston Villa.

Date of birth: 01/06/95

Height: 183cms

Weight: 68kg


Stephen Confrey


Pacy front player signed from St. Kevin’s Boys this season. Underage international who also made his debut versus Aston Villa.

Date of birth: 21.10.96

Height: 5.10

Weight: 71.3kg


Azeez Yussuf


Physical front player signed from Cherry Orchard’s intermediate team where he was a regular goalscorer last season.

Date of birth: 21.03.1995

Height: 173cms

Weight: 76.5kg



Colin Hawkins


Colin took charge of the 19s in mid November 2013 replacing Declan Hevey.


Shane Connolly

Assistant Manager

Shane is in his third year as assistant manager;achieved his UEFA B licence last year.


Jamie Moore


Talented young coach who arrived at Rovers this season from UCD. Former Belvedere coach, also possesses a UEFA B Licence.

Tony Hession

Goalkeeping Coach

Former Dublin Bus goalkeeper who is in his fourth season at club. Tony is responsible for the development of our young goalkeepers.


Willie Conlon


Willie has been physio for the club at both Schoolboy and reserve team level for the last eleven years. He is responsible for the health and well-being of the squad.


Sean Moran

Sean assists with stats, match reports, scouting and the kit and is in his third year with the Under 19’s


Shane Kelly

Strength and conditioning coach.

Shane has come in this season under the guidance of Philly McMahon. He is responsible for the physical development and fitness of the squad.





League Table

# Team M P
1 Dundalk 33 77
2 Cork City 33 70
3 Derry City 33 62
4 Shamrock Rovers 33 55
5 Sligo Rovers 33 49
6 Bray Wanderers 33 46
7 St. Patrick's Athletic 33 45
8 Bohemian FC 33 41
9 Galway United 33 38
10 Finn Harps 33 32
11 Wexford Youths 33 23
12 Longford Town 33 14

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