Championship win

As happened many times before in their long footballing history Muckalee took on near neighbours Conahy in the quarter final of the Senior Football Championship in Canon Kerins Park. On a fine but cold day it was Muckalee who made the biighter start scoring five points in the opening twenty minutes . Conahy came well in the game and dominated for the remainder of the half scoring two points . Scorers for Muckalee in that half were Shane Coonan with three points and Mick Morrissey,John Mulhall and John Maher with a point each. Half time score was 0-6 to 0-2. Four goals were scored in the second half . The firstĀ  three were scored by Muckalee number one was a penalty neatly converted by Colin McGrath after a foul on Eoin, the second was scored by Eoin himself and the third was by Bryan Byrne after a pass from Eoin, Conahys goal came in the closing moments of the game. Joe and John Maher added the points to leave the full time score 3-8 to 1-6 after a hard fought game.

Team Stephen Murphy, Aidan Murphy, Noel Darcy. Fionn Lalor, Mick Morrissey 0-1, Paul Maher, Brandon Sheehan, Joe Maher 0-1, Bryan Byrne 1-0, Tom Morrissey, John Maher 0-2 1f, Shane Coonan 0-3, Colin McGrath 1-0, Eoin McGrath 1-0, John Mulhall 0-1.

Subs Patrick Brennan(used), James Kelly (used), Jason Shore (used), Eugene Maher, Shane Egan, James Callinan, Shane Dowling, Damien Egan, Eoin Murphy, Aidan Egan, Paddy Heffernan (inj.)


Selectors Martin Dowd, Tom Cullen, Larry Maher.