Thursday 29 June 2017

O'Carroll on song as four see red

Trinity College 5-17 IT Tallaght 0-12

Four red cards were shown as visitors Trinity College Dublin swatted aside IT Tallaght in their Kehoe Cup game in Bohernabreena. Stock photo: Sportsfile
Four red cards were shown as visitors Trinity College Dublin swatted aside IT Tallaght in their Kehoe Cup game in Bohernabreena. Stock photo: Sportsfile
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Four red cards were shown as visitors Trinity College Dublin swatted aside IT Tallaght in their Kehoe Cup game in Bohernabreena.

A few cheap frees by Trinity caused Tallaght to take an early lead in the game. Two careless fouls by corner-back Jack O'Neill earned him two yellows leaving Trinity to pull back a minor deficit with 14 men.

Trinity's Conor O'Carroll responded positively from the sending-off, scoring the game's first goal, his first of three, after hitting the post only moments before.

Frustration was apparent in the home side late on as a scuffle broke out on their goal line involving the majority of the game's players, resulting in three players being shown red.

Scorers - Trinity: C O'Carroll 3-2, C O Dulaing 0-8 (6fs), D Butler 1-1, M Morildi (OG), N Redmond 0-2 (1f), S Ryan, C O'Sullivan, C O Rian Broin, K Wade all 0-1 each. IT Tallaght: A Clabby 0-11 (10f), C Whelan 0-1.

Trinity College Dublin - E Skelly; L Carey, D O'Donoghue, J O'Neill; C Heeney, M Malone, E McNamara; C O'Sullivan, F O Rian Broin; D Butler, N Redmond, C O Dulaing; K Wade, C O'Carroll, C O'Rian Broin. Subs: S Ryan for Wade (20), C Keating for C Heeney (52), C O'Sullivan for J Fay-Watt (63).

Tallaght IT - K Robinson; M Morildi, J McDonald, A Mitchell; G Lawlor, J O'Driscoll, J Connolly; A Doyle, C Whelan; A Clabby, K Byrne, R Keogh; D Pepper, J Kavanagh, C Murphy. Subs: D Scully for Kavanagh (53).

REF - S Guinan (Offaly)

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