Carrick United have been crowned Waterford Premier League champions for the 12th time in 17 seasons following their two nil victory over Ferrybank in the play-off game played in front of over 2000 spectators in Ozier Park last night.
Following a scoreless first half John Keyes broke the deadlock six minutes into the second period and Jack Doherty scored his 25th league goal of the season six minutes later.
Doherty who was named captain for the night accepted the league trophy from Damien Tiernan the Chairman of the Waaterford League after the game.
Two Carrick players, Anthony O’Donnell and Anthony “Nipper” Power have now won all twelve Premier League medals with the club who are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year.
Speaking to WLR Sport after the game, Alan Ryan the Carrick manager said it’s the hard work behind the scenes has made it possible to win 12 Premier League titles in 17 seasons.
Alan said it was great for the game locally to have such a great turnout for the game.
Alan told WLR Sport the club is on a real high at the moment.