Saturday 18 November 2017

WATCH - Kerry star Darran O'Sullivan scored an early contender for goal of the season

Glenbeigh/Glencar 4-14 Louisburgh0-13

This was some goal from Darran O'Sullivan
This was some goal from Darran O'Sullivan
Glenbeigh/Glencar became the 11th Kingdom outfit to reach an All-Ireland JFC final, with victory over Louisburgh yesterday. Stock photo: Sportsfile

Mid-Kerry side Glenbeigh/Glencar became the 11th Kingdom outfit to reach an All-Ireland JFC final, after their victory at Cusack Park, Ennis, yesterday.

Louisburgh started well, scoring seven points before Darran O'Sullivan got the Kerry men on the scoreboard.

However, goals from Kieran Courtney and Gavan O'Grady meant Glenbeigh/Glencar led 2-8 to 0-10 at half-time.

The second-half belonged to Glenbeigh/Glencar as O'Sullivan scored a brilliant goal in the 39th minute, before Courtney hit his second with 14 minutes left.

O'Sullivan's effort was a sublime solo effort epitomising his power and skill.

Watch below:

Scorers - Glenbeigh/Glencar: K Courtney (2-3), Gavan O'Grady (2f) and Darran O'Sullivan (1-3 each), T Cahill (2f) and C Teahan (0-2 each) and J Brosnan (0-1)

Louisburgh: J O'Dowd, K Gibbons (2f), A O'Malley and P Prendergast (3f) (0-3 each) and M Gibbons (0-1)

Glenbeigh/Glencar: R O'Connor; S O'Sullivan, J Hoare, C Doyle; J Brosnan, P Kilkenny, C Teahan; C McGillycuddy, F Griffin; Danny O'Sullivan, Darran O'Sullivan, T Cahill, K Courtney, G O'Grady, D Griffin Subs: B Murphy for Danny O'Sullivan and J McKenna for Griffin (both 44), V Hoare for Doyle (48), D McGillycuddy for S O'Sullivan (51), P Griffin for Cahill and C Purcell for Teahan (both 56)

Louisburgh: D O'Malley, E O'Malley, M O'Malley, R Prendergast, Paul Prendergast, J Dawson, A Moran, Padraic Prendergast, P O'Malley, J Gibbons, K Gibbons, P McDonnell, J Dowd, A O'Malley, M Gibbons Subs: O Lally for McDonnell (34), D Pender for Paul Prendergast (38), T Dawson for J Gibbons and E O'Toole for P O'Malley (both 45), James Gibbons for Moran and J Reilly for M O'Malley (both 54)

Ref: B Cawley (Kildare)

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