U14A Football semi final vs O'Donovan Rossa 11/6/2015

posted 12 Jun 2015, 08:41 by Newcestown Gaa   [ updated 14 Jun 2015, 14:49 ]
Newcestown qualified for the final of the Rebel Óg West under 14 A football championship by defeating O'Donovan Rossa in the semi final by 2-16 to 4-8. It was an entertaining fast-paced game and it took extra time to separate the sides. The match was played in Dunmanway on Thursday 11 June at 7:30pm. 

First half
Newcestown started well with points from Cathal Wilson, Daire McAree, and David Buckley. In the ninth minute, Newcestown's goal keeper, Brian Murphy, deflected a powerful shot from Luke Connolly (O'Donovan Rossa) over the bar. Half way through the first half Newcestown led by 5 points to 1. With 16 minutes on the clock, Olan Crowley brought O'Donovan Rossa back in to the game with a  goal. His team mate Isaac Harte added another goal just before half time. Newcestown led by 0-9 to 2-2 at half time.

Second half
Eight minutes in to the second half Fin O'Donovan (O'Donovan Rossa) did the unexpected by driving a 20m free low to the left corner of the net. Shortly after, a quick free taken by Newcestown's Seamus O'Sullivan found Daire McAree who goaled from close range. After that both sides added points to give a full time score of Newcestown 1-12, O'Donovan Rossa 3-6. 

Extra time first half
The Skibbereen lads started the opening period of extra time with renewed vigour and gained the upper hand with a goal from Jamie Hourihane and a point from Isaac Harte. Daire McAree and Eoghan Collins scored points from play for Newcestown. The score at half time in extra time was Newcestown 1-14, O'Donovan Rossa 4-7

Extra time second half
Newcestown regained control early in the second period of extra time with a goal from a free taken by David Buckley, his shot dipped under the cross bar. With five minutes remaining, O'Donovan Rossa added a point from a free by Fin O'Donovan to level the score. Olan Walsh and Daire McAree scored a point each from play in the last minute to ensure victory for the team in red and yellow. The final score was Newcestown 2-16, O'Donovan Rossa 4-8.

The teams

Newcestown: Brian Murphy, James Ryan, Tadhg Galvin, Ciarn Durkin, Colm O'Donovan (0-1), Eoghan Collins (0-1), Darragh Buttimer , David Buckley (1-4, 1-0 frees), Seamus O'Sullivan, Olan Walsh (0-2), Daire Mc Aree (1-6, 0-4 frees), Adam Giles, Cathal Wilson (0-2, frees), Edmund Kenneally, Rory Murphy, Tom Flanagan, Darragh O'Riordan, Olan Corcoran , Carlos O Mahony, Darragh Collins, Ross Power.

O'Donovan Rossa: Jamie Shanahan, Patrick O'Brien, Euan O'Donovan, Oisin Lucey, Michael Veale, Olan Crowley (1-0), Kyle O'Donovan, Fin O'Donovan (1-3, all from frees), Cormac Ryan, Luke Connolly (0-2), Adam O'Regan, Jamie Hourihane (0-1), Szymon Ziob, Isaac Harte (2-1), Iarlaith Hurley, Georgie Taylor (0-1), Jack O'Brien, James O'Neill, Luke O'Connell, Asa Curran, Eoin Murphy, Joseph Whooley.



As it happened..
Time Team Who Goal Point Free
5 Newcestown Cathal Wilson 1 1
7 Newcestown Daire McAree 1 1
7 Newcestown David Buckley 1 0
9 Skibb Luke Connolly 1 0
10 Newcestown David Buckley 1 0
14 Newcestown David Buckley 1 0
16 Skibb Olan Crowley 1 0
21 Newcestown Daire McAree 1 1
25 Newcestown Olan Walsh 1 0
26 Skibb Fin O'Donovan 1 1
26 Skibb Isaac Harte 1 0
28 Newcestown Colm O'Donovan 1 0
30 Newcestown Daire McAree 1 1
38 Skibb Fin O'Donovan 1 1
39 Newcestown Daire McAree 1 0
46 Newcestown Daire McAree 1 1
47 Skibb Isaac Harte 1 0
52 Newcestown David Buckley 1 0
58 Newcestown Cathal Wilson 1 1
60 Skibb Luke Connolly 1 0
61 Skibb Georgie Taylor 1 0
63 Skibb Fin O'Donovan 1 1
64 Skibb Jamie Hourihane 1 0
65 Newcestown Daire McAree 1 0
65 Skibb Isaac Harte 1 0
66 Newcestown Eoghan Collins 1 0
71 Newcestown David Buckley 1 1
74 Skibb Fin O'Donovan 1 1
78 Newcestown Olan Walsh 1 0
79 Newcestown Daire McAree 1 0