Friday 19 January 2018

O'Sullivan late show grabs draw

IS Killorglin 5-6
De La Salle Macroom 2-15

Danny O'Sullivan popped up with an injury-time point to snatch a share of the spoils for Intermediate School Killorglin in an extraordinary clash at Glenflesk yesterday.

A hat-trick of goals from corner-forward Timmy Walsh, and further maximums from Garry O'Sullivan and Deaven O'Flaherty put the Kerry side firmly in control as they led 5-4 to 1-11 with just 10 minutes remaining.

But Macroom, who had led 1-6 to 1-4 at the break, thanks to a Peter Moynihan goal, showed tremendous battling qualities to fight back. With Robbie O'Dwyer a central figure, a goal from Pat Lucey and two Darren Creed points had the sides level as the clocked struck 60 minutes.

Then in the first minute of injury-time, Cathal Naughton gave Macroom the lead with a massive long-range free, but Killorglin deservedly grabbed the equaliser a minute later when O'Sullivan split the posts.

Scorers -- IS Killorglin: T Walsh 3-1, E O'Sullivan 0-4 (0-2f), G O'Sullivan and D O'Flaherty 1-0 each, D O'Sullivan 0-1. DSL Macroom: B Shorten 0-6 (0-3f), P Lucey 1-2, C Vaughan 0-4 (0-4f), P Moynihan 1-0, D Creed 0-2, F Buckley 0-1

IS Killorglin -- S Lillis, S O'Sullivan, G Nagle, C Foley, A Gamble, N Breen, S Lehane, J O'Connor, G O'Sullivan, D O'Sullivan, K Sheehan, P Foley, E O'Sullivan, G Nolan, T Walsh. Subs: D O'Flaherty for A Gamble, B Eccles for N Breen.

DSL Macroom -- M Ryan, K Manning, R O'Dwyer, S Creedon, P Moynihan, P Granger, F Buckley, C Casey, C Vaughan, P Lucey, D Twomey, P Kearney, D Creed, B Shorten, D Foley. Sub: D Kelly for D Foley.

Ref -- R Moloney (Limerick)

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