Masonite Leitrim SFC Final
St. Marys 0 – 11
Kiltubrid 2 – 3
Sundays Leitrim senior club final in Páirc Seán saw St. Marys win by two points over Kiltubrid after a hard fought battle.
St. Marys held the upper hand on Kiltubrid from early on in the game but still struggled to build up a clear lead.
Matters were evenly matched in the opening fourteen minutes when St. Marys and Kiltubrid swapped two points.
In this period Christy Carroll and Dara McKiernan shot a point apiece for Kiltubrid while Clement Cunniffe and Ian McGreevy did likewise for St. Marys.
St. Marys claimed a three point lead by the 26th minute after Brian ODonnell, Gene Bohan and Jimmy Guckian scored.
Kiltubrid, who had not scored for twenty-five minutes, replied with a 30th minute Dara McKiernan point.
But St. Marys showed that they were very much in command when Jimmy Guckian and Gene Bohan shot points apiece, which sent their side in leading by 0 – 7 to 0 – 3 at the interval.
A goal by Kiltubrid sub John Paul ODonaghue cut St. Marys lead to the minimum within four minutes of the restart.
But St. Marys responded with three unanswered points over the next seventeen minutes whenÓgene Bohan converted two frees and Paul McGreevy shot over from play.
Chris Carroll reduced St. Marys lead to a point once again when he shot a 24th minute Kiltubrid goal.
Gene Bohan responded with a St. Marys free conversion in the next minute, which proved to be the games final score.
When St. Marys ‘keeper Anthony Conway denied a Dara McKiernanÓgoal chance in the following minute, it prevented Kiltubrid from pulling the game out of the fire.
Man-of-the-Match: James Glancy, St. Marys
St. Marys: Anthony Conway, Vinny McDermott, James McGowan, Jonathan Cassidy, James Glancy, Michael Greene, Dermot Reynolds, Daniel Lowe, Paul McGreevy 0 – 1, Ian McGreevy 0 – 1, Jimmy Guckian 0 – 2, Clement Cunniffe 0 – 1, Austin Marron, Gene Bohan 0 – 5(4f), Brian ODonnell 0 – 1. Subs Niall Comerton for Marron (45 mins.), Brendan Guckian Cassidy (49 mins).
Kiltubrid: Noel Gill, John McGovern, Enda McKeon, Emmett Lee, Aidan Bohan, Shane Foley, Dermot McKeon, Karl Scollan, Ritchie Mahon, James Gill, Christy Carroll 1 – 1, Michael Earley, Emmett Mahon, Gearóid Foley, Dara McKiernan 0 – 2. Subs J. P. ODonaghue 1 – 0 for E. Mahon (29 mins.), Paul McGirl for R. Mahon (HT), Conor Doherty for G. Foley (52 mins.), Aidan McKiernan for Doherty (56 mins.).
Referee: Tom Forde (Ballinaglera).
GWP Leitrim IFC Final
Drumreilly 0 – 13
Aughavas 0 – 6
Drumreilly dominated the exchanges against Aughavas from almost the outset in Sundays intermediate club final in Páirc Seán.
After Fintan McBrien opened the Scóring in the game with an early Aughavas point Drumreilly replied with five points on the trot to lead comfortably by 15th minute.
In this spell Declan Maxwell and Ollie Maguire shot two points each for Drumreilly and nÓgel Maguire added a point.
David Charles replied with a 22 nd minute Aughavas point but James Holohan and Ollie Maguire responded with points each, to give Drumreilly a 0 – 7 to 0 – 2 interval lead.
Drumreilly outgunned Aughavas by double scores in the second half when Declan Maxwell and James Holohan each added two points for Drumreilly with nÓgel and Ollie Maguire getting a point apiece.
Padraig McLoughlin replied two Aughavas points and Colm Maguire shot a point.
Man-of-the-Match: Declan Maxwell, Drumreilly.
Drumreilly: Damon Maguire, Ciaran Holohan, Christopher Mimna, Damien Holohan, Damien Mitchell, Francis Holohan, Warren Maguire, John Fee, Ollie Maguire 0 – 4(4f), Michael Holohan, James Holohan 0 – 3, nÓgel Maguire 0 – 2, Raymond Fee, Declan Maxwell 0 – 4, John McKeon. Subs Kevin Holohan for R. Fee (47 mins.), Killian Maguire for Mitchell (60 mins.).
Aughavas: Gerard McGovern, Eoin Brennan, Derek Maguire, Niall Maguire, Niall Gallogly, Trevor Farrelly, Gavin Farrelly, Francis McLoughlin, Adrian Charles, Kieran Moran, Colm Maguire 0 – 1, Kevin Keegan, Fintan McBrien 0 – 2(1f), Padraig McLoughlin 0 – 2, David Charles 0 – 1. Subs Eamon Heslin for Keegan (42 mins.), Colin McKiernan (51 mins.).
Referee: Vincent McMorrow (Glencar/Manor).
Thanks to PJ Leddy for the Match Reports
10-Sep-07 by PJ Leddy