First round exit

Muckalee made the trip to Clara to take on the home side in the first round of the Senior Football Championship and it was Clara that advanced to the next round.Muckalee had first use of the strong wind and led at the break 1-8 to 1-2 ,Colin McGrath netted the goal after some great build up play. Clara started the second half well and added three further goals when the chances presented themselves and a late Muckalee revival failed to pull back the lead.  An injury to Eoin McGrath early in the second was a setback to the team.Final score  4-4 to 1-11

Stephen Murphy, James Maher, Alan Murphy,David Walsh, Mike Morrissey, Ollie Walsh, Jason Shore, Patrick Nolan 0-1, Bryan Byrne 0-1, Thomas Breen 0-1, John Maher 0-1, Tom Morrissey, Colin McGrath 1-5, Paul Maher 0-1,Eoin McGrath.

Subs John Coonan, Shane Coonan (used),Robert Reid(used), Shane Kinsella (used), Eugene Maher, Damien Tynan, Conor Kinsella, Aidan Egan, John Joe Kelly

Manager John Maher. Selectors Liam Dowling, Alan Murphy, Ronan Ruane.

Ref. John Guinan