Sunday, February 25, 2007

Mid Kerry League

Glenbeigh/Glencar 2-9 Cromane 1-9

This game was played in Rossbeigh and Cromane had the first use of the wind. The first score of the came from a sideline kick by Maurice O’Shea. Glenbeigh / Glencar replied with a point from Podge Griffin. Paul P.O’Sullivan took the lead for Cromane with a point from play. Glenbeigh / Glencar were then awarded by a close end free which was scored by Stephen Caulfield which was answered by a Cromane free which was scored by Maurice O’Shea. James O’Sullivan playing at midfield for Glenbeigh / Glencar had the sides level with a fisted point. Cromane then scored their goal which was scored by corner forward Martin Sweeney but Glenbeigh / Glencar answered immediately after a long ball into the Cromane square was dropped by the defence and Stephen Caulfield pulled on the lose ball to secure a goal for Glenbeigh / Glencar. Just before the break Glenbeigh / Glencar were awarded a penalty which was scored by Aidan O’Shea leaving the half time score Glenbeigh / Glencar 2-3 Cromane 1-4.

In the 2nd half Glenbeigh / Glencar extended their lead with a point from Aidan O’Shea. Cromane were playing better against the wind and were awarded a 20m free which was pointed by Maurice O’Shea. Cromane then scored a goal by Francis Casey but was unfortunately disallowed by the referee who adjudged it to be square ball. Glenbeigh / Glencar answered with a great long range point from Fergal Griffin. Cromane after a great move added a point to their tally by Colm Joy. Glenbeigh / Glencar had a point from play by Connie Murphy and further extended their lead with points from Fergal Griffin and Bernard Murphy. Cromane pulled 2 points back from free’s by Maurice O’Shea. Both teams exchanged pointed free’s Stephen Caulfield for Glenbeigh / Glencar and Maurice O’Shea for Cromane. Cromane were now 3 points behind and went all out in search of a goal in the last attacks of the game but the Glenbeigh / Glencar stood firm and cleared the goal line in injury time. The final score was Glenbeigh / Glencar 2-9 Cromane 1-9.

Glenbeigh / Glencar: Peter O’Sullivan, James Hoare, Michéal Griffin, Daniel Murphy, Christian Donavan, James O’Shea, Chris O’Sullivan, Fergal Griffin (0-2), James O’Sullivan (0-2), Podge Griffin (0-2), Aidan O’Shea (1-1), Bernard Murphy (0-1), Gary Sheehan, Connie Murphy (0-1), Stephen Caulfield (1-2).

Cromane: Connie O’Riordan, David Moroney, Michael Teahan, Sean O’Reilly, John O’Sullivan, Peter O’Reilly, Fionan Walsh, James Foley, Colm Joy (0-1), Cian O’Keefe, John Paul McCarthy, Paul P.O’Sullivan (0-1), Martin Sweeney (1-0), Francis Casey, Maurice O’Shea (0-7). Subs: Niall Dennehy for Cian O’Keefe, Anthony Houlihan for Fionan Walsh, Noel Reilly for Sean O’Reilly, Emmet Casey for Martin Sweeney, Liam Walsh for John Paul McCarthy.

Referee Brendan Twiss Milltown / Castlemaine.

Sunday, February 11, 2007

Mid Kerry League

Cromane 0-04 Milltown/Castlemaine 0-07

Milltown / Castlemaine were visitors to Cromane on Sunday last for the start of the Mid Kerry League.Cromane had the aid of the strong wind in the first half. The spectators had to wait for the 12th minute for the first score which was a point from play by Derek Twiss for Milltown / Castlemaine. Milltown / Castlemaine then had a great chance of a goal but was brilliantly saved by the Cromane keeper Connie O’Riordan. Milltown / Castlemaine extended their lead with a pointed free from Derek Twiss. The sides were level after Cromane had 2 points from Gary McGrath one from play and one from a free. Midfielder Mike Burke scored a point from play for Milltown / Castlemaine after a quick free. But the sides were level at the break when Cromane Paul P.O’Sullivan from play. The half time score was Cromane 0-3 Milltown / Castlemaine 0-3.

In the 2nd half Milltown / Castlemaine with the aid of the wind had 2 points from Ian Twiss one from play and one from a free. Cromane had a number of chances to draw level but were narrowly wide. Derek Twiss put Milltown / Castlemaine 3 points ahead when he scored a point from the sideline with the aid of the wind. Cromane then had a chance of a goal after a great move but went over the bar for a point from sub Liam Walsh. Cromane were trying hard but didn’t manage to get the scores. Milltown / Castlemaine had the last say of the game with a point from Shane Murphy. Final score Milltown / Castlemaine 0-7 Cromane 0-4.

Milltown / Castlemaine: Joe Daly, Martin Boyle, Niall Colegan, John Blennerhasset, George McKenna, Colin McKenna, William Harmon, Kieran Kelliher, Mike Burke 0-1, Timmy O’Connor, Shane Murphy 0-1, Colm Kerins, Ian Twiss 0-2, Derek Twiss 0-3, Alan Hickey. Subs: Florence Doherty for Alan Hickey, Nigel Wrenn for Timmy O’Connor, Cieran Burke for Martin Boyle.

Cromane: Connie Riordan, David Moroney, James Foley, Peter O’Reilly, Fionan Walsh, Colm Joy, John O’Sullivan, Gary McGrath 0-2, Colin O’Sullivan, Damien Quigg, John Paul McCarthy, Francis Casey, Cian O’Keffee, Donnachadh Walsh, Paul P.O’Sullivan 0-1. Subs: Liam Walsh 0-1 for Francis Casey, Nial Dennehy for Damien Quigg, Emmet Casey for Cian O’Keffee, Liam Walsh for David Moroney, Noel Reilly for John Paul McCarthy.
Referee Mike O’Donoughue Glenflesk.