Seniors make final

Muckalee Senior footballers qualified for their seventh County Final in a row with a win over Glenmore. The game was played in the Dicksboro grounds Palmerstown. Wind assisted Muckalee started well with points from Mick Morrissey and Robert Shore and the first goal of the match in the fifth minute scored by Robert taking a  pass from Shane Coonan. Colin McGrath pointed just before Glenmore opened their account in the seventh minute and he also smashed a penalty to the net after Bryan Byrne was fouled . John Maher scored a free and Eoin McGrath opened with a point followed a goal around the twenty minute mark, the assist from Colin. Half time score 3-5 to 0-2. On the resumption Glenmore pressed hard but points James and John 0Maher kept the scoreboard ticking over. Glenmore then had three score on the bounce before Colin and Shane closed the scoring . County champions Railyard were also succesfull in their Semi thus setting up a repeat of last weeks final in the coming weeks. Final score Muckalee 3-11 to Glenmore 0-6.

Team Stephen Murphy, Aidan Murphy, Oliver Walsh, Fionn Lalor, James Maher0-1, Patrick Nolan, Mick Morrissey 0-1, Paul Maher, Bryan Byrne, Tom Morrissey, John Maher 0-3(1f) Shane Coonan 0-1, Colin McGrath 1-3(1p,1f) , Eoin McGrath 1-1, Robert Shore 1-1.

Subs. Brandon Sheehan (used), Conor Kinsella (used), Jason Shore (used), Martin Dowling (used), John Coonan, Brian Cahill , Shane Egan , Damien Egan ,Shane Dowling, Aidan Egan, Eoin Murphy, Joseph Maher (inj.).

Selectors Martin Dowd, Tom Cullen, Larry Maher.


Ref. John Kennedy