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U21 Football vs Valley Rovers 15/2/2014

posted 17 Feb 2014, 08:01 by Newcestown Gaa   [ updated 17 Feb 2014, 08:01 ]
On Saturday 15 February the final of the Dick Cahill U21 Football tournament took place in Brinny where the pitch was in good condition considering the recent heavy rain. This tournament organised by Glenville GAA club saw 26 teams entered until it was finally whittled down to neighbours Valley Rovers and Newcestown in the final.

In this closely contested game Valleys and had the upper hand at half time 0-05 to 0-03 but
Newcestown fought back in the second half to bring the scores level at full time 0-08 a piece. There
was still nothing between the sides at half time in extra time after Newcestown added 3 points to
Valleys’s goal. At the final whistle Newcestown were victorious with the narrowest of victories 0-14 to 1-10.

The cup was presented to Newcestown captain Ryan Collins by Liam Cahill (Glenville GAA) The Valley
Rovers team stayed on the field for the presentation which was in line with a sporting match.