St. Martin’s minors make the Football County final with great semi win.

St Martins Minor Footballers qualified for the football county final when they defeated a fancied St Fiacres in Coon who had defeated them well in the league.

Before the start of the game St Martins suffered a blow with the loss of Jason Shore & Donal Shore through injury.

The freshness & eagerness of the home team stood out as they raced into a 4-2 to 0-0 lead after 12minutes.

By half time they had gone further ahead with some fine inter play with the score standing at 5-5 to 0-1.

Despite facing a stiff second half breeze St Martins still won the second half by 2-2 to 1-4 & they now face Tullogher Rosbercon in the final.

Final score;  St Martins 7-7 1-5 St Fiacres

St Martins: Conor Fahy, Loughlin Hogan, Robert Reid, Alan Kelly, Shane Kinsella, Richard Teehan, David Walsh, Adrian Farrell (Capt), Brandon Sheehan, John Joe Kelly, Patrick Brennan, Finn Dowling, Conor Dowling, Shane Dowling, Mark Dowling.

Subs: Damien Egan, Brian Cody, Aidan Egan, Tommy Quirke, Tommy, Downey, Ronan Tynan, Colm O’Neill, Eoin Murphy, Sean Maher (all used)

Ref: Eamon Mansfield