2nd Trophy: VEC Win UCFL Challenge Cup
After a shaky opening 15 minutes, VEC recorded a resounding 4-1 win over South William Street Celtic in the Final of the Challenge Cup on a wet evening in Home Farm on Saturday 21st May 2016.
Goals from Niall Flynn, Seamus Staunton, Anthony Dunne and Raimonds Jaudzems ensured that VEC brought the Challenge Cup back to Terenure for the first time in 5 years. Read Report in STRIKER.
VEC Captain Anthony Dunne receiving the Challenge Cup (left) from UCFL Chairman Barney Blood and receiving his Man-of-the-Match award (right) from Mick Byrne, O'Neill's who sponsored the Final.
1st Trophy: VEC Win Barton Shield
VEC Captain Anthony Dunne receives the Barton Shield from UCFL Chairman Barney Blood after the Final against Arthur Griffith Park Fc on Bank-holiday Monday.
After going behind to a 47th minute goal, VEC levelled matters in the 70th minute when Conall O'Shaughnessy headed in an Andy Myler corner. That's the way it remained right through extra time which meant a penalty shoot-out, where VEC came out on top by 4 goals to 3 to win the Shield. Read Report in STRIKER.