posted 6 Mar 2018, 13:44 by Coolmeen GAA

Kilmihil defeated Coolmeen in the Div 3 Football League game by a scoreline of 1 – 10 to 1 – 07

This was an evenly contested game between both sides played in bitterly cold weather conditions. Coolmeen started brightly with a point from Cathal O’Connor. Kilmihil responded with 3 points in a row to take the lead. Kilmihil goalkeeper Timmy Ryan made a point blank save to deny Cian Murphy a certain Coolmeen goal. Soon after Kevin Corry pointed a Coolmeen free. Kilmihil responded with 2 further points before Cian Murphy closed the half with a well taken point.

Half Time: Kilmihil 0 – 05     Coolmeen 0 – 03

Coolmeen started the second half with 2 Cathal O’Connor points from play. Kilmihil responded with a point before Michéal Brooks fielded a long delivery and blasted the ball to the Kilmihil net to give Coolmeen the lead. Kilmihil scored another point before Paul Reidy converted a penalty for Kilmihil after Martin O’Leary was pulled down in the square. Kilmihil now reeled off 3 points in a row to extend their lead. Coolmeen fought bravely to the end & points from Cian Murphy & Cathal O’Connor reduced the margin but Kilmihil ran out deserving winners on the evening.

Full Time:  Kilmihil 1- 10    Coolmeen 1 – 07

COOLMEEN TEAM: Adam Carrig, Martie McMahon, Kevin (Val) McMahon, Mark Meaney, Kevin McMahon, Gary Meaney (C), Aaron Kelly, Cathal O’Connor, Noel Meaney, Eoin O’Connor, Kevin Corry, Shane McMahon, Cian Murphy, Ben Cleary, Brian Markham

SUBS USED: Michéal Brooks, David Neenan, Sean McMahon, Sean Wallace, Darragh Cleary, Paudie Corry