Wednesday 25 April 2018

Murphy brace key to triumph

Scoil Mhuire, Longford 4-8 Glenamaddy CS 1-10

Scoil Mhuire, Longford were crowned champions following a comfortable win at Glenamaddy GAA grounds yesterday.

Scoil Mhuire raced into a five-point lead inside seven minutes, Aoife Darcy and Aisling Reynolds finding their range.

Elaine Murphy netted twice, the second a cracking shot into the top corner just before the break.

Glenamaddy did fight back briefly but a Darcy penalty sealed the triumph.

Scores -- Scoil Mhuire, Longford: E Murphy 2-0, A Darcy 1-2, K Harmon 1-1, A Reynolds 0-3 (2f), L Casey, C Farrell 0-1 each. Glenamaddy: L Ward 0-7 (4f), C Boyle 1-1, B Barlow, N Ward 0-1 each.

Scoil Mhuire Longford -- S Woods; K Harmon, L Keegan, N Cassidy; M Victory, B Connell, C Monaghan; L Casey, C Farrell; M Mulcahy, A Reynolds, R Cheevers; E Murphy, K Harmon, A Darcy. Subs: E Monaghan for K Harmon (h-t), C Flynn for M Mulcahy (58), F Byrne for E Murphy (60), M Kiely for C Monaghan (60), A Jones for K Harmon (67).

Glenamaddy CS -- R Morgan; S L Lambe, M Heneghan, K Divilly; L Kirrane, N Ward, C Coyne; L Ward, C Boyle; D Tully, B Barlow, C Morgan; R O'Brien, M Fahy, P Geraghty. Subs: F Geraghty for C Morgan (63).

Ref -- Y Duffy (Cavan).

Irish Independent

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