Tuesday 26 September 2017

Freeman blitz downs wasteful Scotstown

Magheracloone 0-11
Scotstown 0-4
Monaghan SFC semi-final replay

Magheracloone eased past a wasteful Scotstown in Clontibret on Saturday evening.

Magheracloone led 0-4 to 0-2 at half-time but Tomas Freeman cut loose after the restart with his three scores earning a five-point lead.

The winners pulled away in the closing stages as Scotstown finished the game with 16 wides and 13 players following the dismissals of James Turley and Donal Morgan.

Scorers -- Magheracloone: T Freeman 0-4 (0-2f), J Hand 0-2, F Doogan, P Farnan, F Kindlon, P Finnegan, K Gilsenan 0-1 each. Scotstown: N Corrigan 0-2 (0-1f), D Hughes 0-2.

Magheracloone -- S Duffy; N Babington, P Ward, M Jones; P Tuite, J Ward, P Farnan; F Doogan, G Doogan; D Freeman, P Jones, F Kindlon; J Hand, P Finnegan, T Freeman. Subs: K Gilsenan for P Jones, D Freeman for F Kindlon.

Scotstown -- P Maguire; M Duffy, K Hughes, P Keenan; R Daly, D Morgan, E Beggan; D McCague, F Caulfield; E Caulfield, D McNally, J Turley; S Carey, D Hughes, N Corrigan. Subs: M McKenna for E Caulfield, C Caulfield for S Carey, D McArdle for D McNally.

Ref -- D McQuillan (Castleblayney).

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