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JFC Final this Sunday

October 2nd, 2019

JFC Final this Sunday

Blackhill and Drumhowan will contest the Universal Graphics Junior Football Championship Final this Sunday (October 6) in Aughnamullen at 4.15pm.


Universal Graphics Junior Football Championship Semi-Final

Blackhill 0-14 Toome 1-6                                22/9/19


Blackhill qualified for their fifth JFC Final since 2013 when they overcame a stern challenge from Toome in this semi-final at Scotstown. A James Wilson goal helped Toome take a narrow half-time lead and it remained close until the final minutes when a strong finish by Blackhill saw them eventually make their possession count and pull away. Michael Geehan led nine Blackhill scorers with five points as they set up a meeting with Drumhowan.


Blackhill: M Shevlin; R Courtney, T Courtney, D Courtney; J Daly, Shane Courtney, A Courtney (0-1); H Byrne (Capt.), D Daly (0-1); Stephen Courtney (0-1), T Geehan (0-2), J Finnegan (0-1); G McArdle, P Donnelly (0-1), M Geehan (0-5, 2f).

Subs: A Burns for McArdle, C Courtney (0-1) for Stephen Courtney (both 38 mins), P Finnegan (0-1) for J Finnegan (58).


Toome: S Murphy; D Friskey, J Murphy, G Connolly; M McMahon, S McCooey, D McKenna; S Lambe, S McMahon (0-1f); G Wilson, J Gorman (0-1), L McCooey; C Quinn (Capt.); H Connolly, J Wilson (1-3, 0-1f).

Subs: F Connolly (0-1f) for H Connolly (25), H Connolly for G Wilson (46).


Referee: P McEnaney (Corduff).


Universal Graphics Junior Football Championship Semi-Final

Drumhowan 1-17 Clones 2-13                                 22/9/19


Drumhowan are in their first JFC Final since 2013 after they pipped Clones in Scotstown. Colm Lambe (1-8) and Kevin Mooney (0-4) were in prolific form for Drumhowan and although Clones battled back to take a narrow lead with a late goal from sub Sarto Quigley, they couldn’t hold on. Added-time points by sub Christopher McGinnity and goalkeeper Enda Duffy from a ’45 guided Drumhowan through.


Drumhowan: E Duffy (0-1, ’45); N Duffy, O Quinn (Capt.), L McGuirk; D McElearney (0-2), D Duffy, A Quinn; C Duffy (0-1), P Quinn; B McGuirk, Kevin Mooney (0-4), Kieran Mooney; JP O’Neill, D Millar, C Lambe (1-8, 0-6f).

Subs: A Duffy for C Duffy (43 mins), C McGinnity (0-1) for Kieran Mooney (60), A Mulligan for Lambe (60 + 5).


Clones: C Cadden (0-1, ’45); P Shiels, B Daly, L Reihill; E Audley, R Rooney, C Dowd; J Mealiff (0-1), E McEntee; D Holland (0-2), D Freeman (Capt., 0-5, 2f), D Connolly; F Beggan (0-2), C Connolly (1-0), A Alford (0-2, 1f).

Subs: F Kelly for C Connolly (black card, 41), S Quigley (1-0) for D Connolly (44).


Referee: A Marron (Corduff).


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