Results: Our Senior team played Tyholland in the quarter-final of the Intermediate Football league on Saturday evening last in Doohamlet. Tyholland got the first two scores of the game but it wasn’t long till Oisin O Neill got our first score of the game followed by two good points from captain Barry Mc Ginn, one from play and the second from a free. Both teams’ trades scores with Oisin O Neill scoring another two points one from play and another from a free and Barry Mc Ginn scoring a goal and another point from a free kick. This left the score at half-time Doohamlet 1-06 Tyholland 0-6. The second half was as close as the first half with nothing between the teams. Oisin O Neill got the first point of the half in the opening minute with two more points from Barry Mc Ginn, one from play and another from a free. Ciaran Mc Manus replaces Niall Connolly; Emmett Mc Manus replaces Hugh Mc Ginn and Michael Marray replaces Sean Markey. Tyholland gets a goal just before full time and goes a point ahead but captain Barry Mc Ginn scores a point to put the teams at level pegging at full time with the score line Doohamlet 1-10 Tyholland 1-10. Doohamlet gets off to a great start in extra time with a goal from Oisin O Neill followed minutes later by a goal from Emmett Mc Manus, Tyholland keeps the pressure on with two scores and Oisin O Neill scores a free kick just at the end of the first half of extra time leaving the score Doohamlet 3-11 Tyholland 1-12. Tyholland opens the second half with a goal in the first minute but Barry Mc Ginn reply’s quickly with a point for Doohamlet. Aidan Marray replaces Damien Ward and Sean Markey replaces Ciaran Markey. Yet again the teams trade scores with Oisin O Neill scoring two points and Cillian Walshe with a point from play. It was an exciting game to the end and Doohamlet came out the winners with the final score after extra time Doohamlet 3-15 Tyholland 2-15. Well done to all the lads and the team management on a good win. Team: James Casey, David Mc Ginn, Conor Marray, Jason Mc Elroy, Damien Ward, Colin Walshe, Jack Mc Elroy, Jamie Walshe, Hugh Mc Ginn, Ciaran Markey, Sean Markey, Darren Connolly, Niall J Connolly, Barry Mc Ginn(capt) (1-07) Oisin O Neill (1-07) Subs used: Ciaran Mc Manus, Emmett Mc Manus (1-0) Michael Marray, Aidan Marray, Cillian Walshe (0-1). Match Sponsors: A word of thanks to Eamonn Mc Bennett, Pat King, and Colin Finnegan who were our match sponsors for the game.
Best of luck to all the team and management in the semi-final on Saturday against Magheracloone.
Fixtures: Our senior team plays Magheracloone in the semi-final of the Intermediate Football League on Saturday evening at 7pm in Kingscourt. Please come along and support the team.
Sympathy: Doohamlet G.F.C. wishes to extend their sincere sympathy to the Steward family on the death of Seamus who was a former player with the club in the late seventies and early eighties. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
Blotto results for the week of 18-07-22: Numbers drawn were 7,3,6,5,4,1,2. There was no jackpot winner. Lucky dip winners were, The Mc Bride Family, 3 Cois Locha, Jason Leer, Garradevlin. Patrick Clarke, Tattyreagh. Linda Mc Kenna, Tonyglasson. Shauna Mc Ardle, Dernaglug. Next week’s jackpot stands at €7,200.