Goals make the differance

Muckalee qualified for their fifth Senior County final in a row and their ability to take their goal chances the differance between the sides. On a difficult evening for football with strong winds and driving rain it was Muckalee who had the opening score a goal from Colin McGrath who finished well with the assist from Shane Coonan . Both sides had some well worked points to leave it 1-4 to 0-2 at half-time. Glenmore piled on the preassure  in the second half but two further goals from Colin McGrath and Michael Morrissey , Colins came from a penalty after Robert Shore had been fouled the other was a good counter attack that passed through many hands and ended  Shane Coonan off loading to Michael. The final score was 3-6 to 0-6 with the final opponents city side James Stephens.

Team John Coonan, James Maher, Oliver Walsh, Aidan Murphy, Martin Dowling, Patrick Nolan, Michael Morrissey 1-0, Paul Maher (capt.), Bryan Byrne, Shane Coonan, Robert Shore 0-2, John Mulhall, Colin McGrath 2-3,1pen.,John Maher 0-1,f, Tom Morrissey.

Subs. Canice Maher (used), Eoin McGrath (used), Fionn Lalor (used),Eugene Maher, Luke Maher,Damien Tynan, Shane Egan.

Manager Ronan Ruane,Selectors Martin Dowd, Larry Maher.

Ref. Thomas Duggan.

14 April 2013