Minor Final: Coolmeen/Kildysart v Wolfe Tones na Sionna

posted 28 Oct 2013, 14:12 by Seán Corry

Cúil Mín / Cill an Dísirt defeated Wolfe Tones na Sionna in the County Minor Football Final on a score of 3 – 12 to 2 – 08.

This was an exciting match played in front of a large attendance. Playing with the wind, Cúil Mín / Cill an Dísirt started brightly with a point from Paudie Corry. Ian Slobody and Ben Cleary extended this lead before Wolfe Tones scored a goal and point in quick succession.

Ian Slobody crashed the ball to the net to restore the advantage for Cúil Mín / Cill an Dísirt. Further points from Cian Murphy, Ben Cleary (f), Paudie Corry (f) & Ian Slobody extended their lead. At this stage Cúil Mín / Cill an Dísirt goalkeeper Adam Carrig pulled off a point blank save to maintain their advantage.

On the stroke of half time wing back Mark Meaney scored a brilliant goal for Cúil Mín / Cill an Dísirt.

Half time score: Cúil Mín / Cill an Dísirt 2 - 07; Wolfe Tones 1 - 02.

Wolfe Tones began the second half in great fashion with three unanswered points. At this stage an accidental clash of heads between two Wolfe Tones players broke their momentum. Cúil Mín / Cill an Dísirt Captain Paudie Corry scored a great goal from a 30 yard free to extend the lead again. Further points from Gary Meaney, Anthony King, Cian Murphy, Ben Cleary (f) & Paudie Corry extended this lead. Wolfe Tones battled bravely and scored 1 – 03 in the remainder of the half. Cúil Mín / Cill an Dísirt introduced Kieran O'Brien & Barry Crehan as second half subs and ran out deserving winners at the end.

Full Time score: Cúil Mín / Cill an Dísirt 3 - 12 Wolfe Tones 2 – 08 After the game Bord na nÓg Peil Treasurer Joe Kelly, presented the victory Shield to Captain Paudie Corry in front of a large gathering of supporters from both Cùil Mìn & Cill an Disirt

TEAM: Adam Carrig, Rory McMahon, Diarmuid Guinnane, Mark Meaney, Darragh Cleary, Stevie Murphy, Anthony King, Paudie Corry (Captain), Gary Meaney, Ben Cleary, Alan Normoyle, Cian Murphy and Ian Slobody SUBS: Kieran O'Brien, Barry Crehan, Kevin McMahon, Pa Coyle, Óisín Coyle, Eric Scanlon, MENTORS: Micheál Brooks, Noel McMahon & Jamie Brooks

 

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