Keane: Complacency Won’t Be A Concernby Cork Sports News November 21, 2019
Ringmahon Rangers are one of those Cork clubs seemingly getting bigger and more successful by the year and this year could be one of their biggest yet as they currenty occupy top spot in the Munster Senior League Premier Division.
Captain, Philip Keane has been with club since the age of 10 and appears to be really enjoying his football at the club ahead of this weekend’s all-Cork tie with Park United.
“Yes, it’s a big weekend ahead of us as as we look to progress through to the next round.
“A home draw is always nice to get but we won’t be taking anything for granted especially considering the previous three seasons when we were knocked out early so complacency definitely wont be a concern.
“We know Park are a good technical team but the management have us prepared well so we will treat this as any other game,” said Keane.
The FAI Intermediate Cup gives the team a break from their bid to land the Premier League title and Philip believes the only way is up on and off the pitch.
“We’ve had a good start to our league campaign so hopefully it will continue.
“The strength and depth in the squad is great which is maybe something we didn’t have in previous years.
“Training again has been excellent with the management and the club is looking after us well with regards training facilities and recovery sessions so the club is definitely going in the right direction,” commented Keane.
Philip would be regarded as a stalwart at the club and is part of the intermediate team for a decade and is putting a lot of credit for the current standing with the coaching staff.
“I’ve played with Ringmahon since U10s and I’ve been part of the senior team the last 10 years.
“The senior team wasn’t in a great position, maybe five years ago but since Aidan, Kieran and the lads came on board, the senior team is challenging and winning trophies which is testament to them, hopefully, this year won’t be any different.
“On a personal note and I’m sure the team would agree, winning the league would be a massive achievement considering the club haven’t won it in many years,” concluded Philip.
Ringmahon captain, Philip Keane was in conversation with Paul Hogan for Cork Sports News ahead of their FAI Intermediate Cup game at home to Park United this weekend.