Clones win it with Points

September 10th, 2017 | Match Report, News, Seniors

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