Universal Graphics Junior Football Championship Round 1A
Killeevan 3-15 Corduff 2-8
Killeevan were made to work hard for their victory in Round 1A of the Junior Championship only pulling away in the last quarter in a misty Pairc Mhic Eoin, Drumhowan last Saturday the 12th of June. The game started slowly with Killeevan’s Kevin Mc Ginn opening the scoring. Killeevan were dominant in the first quarter kicking another 4 points before Corduff got back in the game with a Keith Mc Enaney goal and points from Wayne Kerley x 2 and a free kick from Jamie King left Corduff 2 points ahead before Eddie Mc Ginn shot a goal to leave Killeevan a point ahead. The evergreen George Mc Kitterick got his hand to ball which ended in the net but Corduff weren’t lying down and kicked the last two points ro leave the half time score all level at Corduff 2-5 Killeevan 1-8.
Corduff opened well in the 2nd half and after 10 minutes were 2 points to the good but Noel Smith sensing a shock kicked two points, one from play and another from a place ball to leave it all level with 1o minutes left on the clock at 2-8 to 1-11. Killeevan then took over and scored 2-4 in the remaining few minutes to leave 10 points in it at the end.
Team and Scorers: Killeevan: Adam Langan, Martin Mc Phillips, Ciaran Corr 0-1 (1pen), Conal Smith 0-1, Killian Mooney, Gerard Graham, Ciaran Burns 0-1, Ciaran Mc Ginn, Ryan Tierney 0-1, Iain Mc Connon (c) 0-1, Lorcan Kilpatrick 0-1 Alan Curley, Eddie Mc Ginn 1-2, Kevin Mc Ginn 1-2, Noel Smith 0-5 (3f) Subs ued: Shane Corr for Martin Mc Phillips, John Mc Guirk (1-0) for Iain Mc Connon, Mark Mc Ginn for Ciarán Mc Ginn, Darren Quigley for Alan Curley, Kieran Smyth for Noel Smith, Nigel Quigley for Killian Mooney
Corduff Peter Mc Garrell,Mark Keenan, Gerry Mee, Niall Hand, Martin Mc Nally, Daniel Mc Donald, Dylan Mc Enaney, Jamie King 0-3 (3f) Adrian Connolly, Micheal Hanratty, Dylan Finnegan, Fionnan Cassidy, George Mc Kitterick 1-0, Keith Mc Enaney 1-1, Wayne Kerley 0-3 Subs Used: Thomas Mee for Micheal Hanratty, Charles Cooney for Martin Mc Nally, James Gallagher for Fionnan Cassidy, Noel Crossan for George Mc Kitterick, Darren Mc Donald for Niall Hand, Gareth King for Jamie King Referee: Christopher Brady