VEC Win Challenge Cup Final
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.
VEC in Richard Knight Cup Semi-Final
Two goals in two minutes half way through the first half from Owen Martin and Aidan Hyland (pic.) put VEC in control of this cup quarter-final against Clontarf Ath. in Baskin Lane.
A further goal from Aidan and two further goals from Seamus Staunton and Brian Martin in the second half secured a 5-0 win for VEC and a place in the semi-final against Harding IF.
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.