Newcestown started the minor football league against Sam Maguire’s at home on Saturday last.
Newcestown began brightly and had three goals on the score board before the quarter mark.
Liam O’ Mahony, Cian Healy and Niall Murray all raised the green flag. The St. Johns men coupled
sharp passing and strong teamwork to finish the half as they began tagging on three more goals.
Healy again, Greg Murphy and Oisin Collins all hit the back of the net. The second half began with
Newcestown leading by 6-7 to 2 points and with the game won, the teams matched each other for
the next 30minutes. The final score line read 6-11 to 1-3. Team: Cathal Clarke, Shane O’ Donovan,
Ryan Collins, Evan Shorten, Niall Murray (1-1), Luke Meade, Lee O’ Donovan, Greg Murphy (1-1),
Liam O’ Mahony(1-0), Darragh Curran (0-1), Murt Kennelly, Oisin Collins (1-0), Cian Healy (2-5), Jack
O’Toole (0-2), Sean O’Donovan (0-1), Gerard Collins for Niall Murray on 35mins, Micheal Lordan for
Cian Healy on 35mins.