Greenfield Foods Senior Football Championship Preliminary Round
Truagh 3-9 Donaghmoyne 0-14 23/7/17
The 2017 Greenfield Foods Senior Football Championship got underway on Sunday, July 23, when Truagh got the better of Donaghmoyne in the preliminary round at Clontibret. A Niall McQuillan goal had Truagh 1-5 to 0-7 up at half-time and they moved seven clear with a strong start to the second half, helped by a Daniel Finnegan major. With David Garland accurate from frees and Stephen Finnegan becoming more influential, Donaghmoyne hit six unanswered points to close to within the minimum inside added time, but a third Truagh goal from Colm McRory finished it.
Truagh: M Treanor; E Kelly, J McCarron, N McQuillan (1-0); N Coyle, D Todd, N Feely (Capt.); P Treanor (0-1), N McMeel; C McAnenly (0-3, 1f), C McKenna (0-1f), D Finnegan (1-2); R Treanor, P McKenna (0-1f), C McRory (1-1).
Subs: J McKenna for Todd (black card, 26 mins), J Treanor for Coyle (black card, 50), G McKenna for McMeel (59), A Coyle for J McKenna (60 + 8).
Donaghmoyne: S Garland; B Kelly (Capt.), T Finnegan, S Martin; M Murnaghan, J Kelly, F Keenan; F Markey, S McElroy (0-1); A Courtney (0-2), N Keenan, S Finnegan (0-2); S Markey, P Donaghy, D Garland (0-9, 8f).
Subs: S Cunningham for B Kelly (inj., 46), N Kelly for Courtney (50), G Woods for S Markey (60 + 5).
Referee: X Coyle (Tyholland).