Minor Football Championship vs Kilmeen

posted 4 Sep 2013, 02:27 by Newcestown Gaa   [ updated 7 Sep 2013, 08:59 by Jerry O'Mahony ]
Newcestown minor footballers have progressed to the semi final of the premier 2 minor football championship following a win over Kilmeen on the evening of September 3 in Cloghduv on a final scoreline of Newcestown 0-17 Kilmeen 0-8.

The first half was close, Kilmeen's mid field caught a lot of high balls from kick outs.
Cathal Clarke made a good save just before half time ensuring that Newcestown went in at half time ahead by three points. The half time score was Newcestown 0-5 Kilmeen 0-2.

Newcestown upped their performance level in the second half and emerged comfortable winners in the end.

The starting team lined out as follows:

  1 Cathal Clarke 
 2 Ryan Collins 3 Lee O'Donovan 4 Evan Shorten
 5 Greg Murphy 6 Michéal McSweeney 7 Niall Murray
 8 Jason Jordan  9 Liam O'Mahony
 10 Luke Meade 11 Murt Kennelly 12 Darragh Curran
 13 Jack O'Toole 14 Cian Healy 15 Eugene Courtney

Trevor Horgan for Eugene Courtney (25 min approx)
Oisin Collins for Micheal McSweeney (50 min approx)
Sean O'Donovan for Darragh Curran (55 min approx)
Ger Collins
Colm Dinneen for Jason Jordan (50 min approx)
James Kelleher for Evan Shorten (45 min approx)
Mike Lordan
Ross Callanan
Timmy O'Sullivan

Cian Healy 0-9 (0-4 frees)
Jack O'Toole 0-3 (0-1 free)
Eugene Courtney 0-1
Murt Kennelly 0-2
Greg Murphy 0-1
Darragh Curran 0-1

More photos here