Eurotech Junior Football League
Drumhowan 1-11 Clones 0-18
Clones made the mid week trip to Páirc Mhic Eoin last Wednesday 6th of September . There was slow start to the game with Clones racing ahead and after the first quarter were 6 – 2 ahead with Drumhowan scores coming from 2 frees off the boot of Ciaran Duffy. In the final 10 minutes of the first half Clones added a further 2 points while Ciaran Duffy kicked 2 45s and Kieran Mooney adding Drumhowan’s sole point from play in the first 30 minutes. This left the west Monaghan visitors 3 points ahead when referee Patrick Caulfield blew the half time whistle.
Clones started the second half where they left off, kicking 4 unanswered points before Drumhowan sprung into action with points from Ciaran Duffy, Aiden Quinn and a free from sub Colm Lambe. This left 5 points in it when Colm Lambe pounced to score a goal to leave only 2 points at the three quarter mark. Points were exchanged before a Colm Lambe free left the minimum in it with only 3 minutes left of normal time. However Clones kicked 2 points before Drumhowan missed a goal opportunity to level the game. Clones finished the game with a point to leave the full time score Drumhowan 1-11 Clones 0-18
Team and Scorers Enda Duffy, Paddy Mulligan, Niall Mooney, Barry Mc Guirk, Darren Duffy, Aiden Quinn 0-1, Niall Duffy, Anthony Mulligan, Kieran Mc Elroy, Michael Atkinson, Ciaran Duffy 0-5 (2f, 2 45s) Kevin Mooney, Tom Mc Guirk, Owen Quinn, Kieran Mooney Subs Mark Mc Cabe for Tom Mc Guirk, Colm Lambe 1-4 (4f) for Mark Mc Cabe, Martin Mc Elroy for Owen Quinn