Tuesday 21 May 2019

Allianz Hurling League Div. 3A round up

Lancashire got the margin down to five, but any chance of a surprise was killed off when Patrick Finnegan hit Monaghan’s third goal. Stock photo: Sportsfile
Lancashire got the margin down to five, but any chance of a surprise was killed off when Patrick Finnegan hit Monaghan’s third goal. Stock photo: Sportsfile

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Monaghan 3-17 Lancashire 0-16

Monaghan were made to battle for the win by resilient visitors in Inniskeen. The Farney led at half-time by 1-9 to 0-8, the goal coming from Luke McKenna. A second-half goal by Mark Treanor put them seven ahead. That, allied to the accuracy of Fergal Rafter, saw them open a nine-point gap.

Lancashire got the margin down to five, but any chance of a surprise was killed off when Patrick Finnegan hit Monaghan’s third goal.

Scorers – Monaghan: F Rafter 0-10 (7f), M Treanor 1-1, L McKenna 1-0, P Finnegan 1-0, S Lambe, K Crawley, E Collins (pen), P McGahon, T Campbell and C Power 0-1 each. Lancashire: R Crowley 0-9 (5f), J Cleere 0-2, S Duncan 0-2, T Maher, JJ Dunphy and S Dunne 0-1 each. 

Monaghan – P Collins 7, G Brennan 6, J Guinan 6, C Merrick 7, S Lambe 7, P Treanor 8, C McKenna 7, M Treanor 8, K Crawley 8, E Collins 7, P McGahon 7, L McKenna 6, C Gernon 6, T Campbell 7, F Rafter 8. Subs: P Finnegan 7 for G Brennan (25), P McKenna 6 for J Guinan (43), C Callan 6 for L McKenna (48), C Power 7 for P McGahon (60), N Farrell for S Lambe (70). 

Lancashire – P Coates 6, L Knocker 6, C Larkin 6, S Maloney 6, D Power 7, G Jacob 7, C Dority 7, J Cleere 8, T Maher 7, D Maskey 6, S Duncan 7, JJ Dunphy 7, S Dunne 7, P Duggan 7, R Crowley 8. Subs: S Hannon 7 for S Dunne (38), J Hughes 6 for L Knocker (45), E Kelly 6 for P Duggan (52), C Duggan 6 for D Maskey (53), L Burns for G Jacob (70).         Ref – J Heffernan (Wexford).

Roscommon 1-26  Tyrone 1-11

Roscommon booked their place in the final with a comfortable victory at Dr Hyde Park yesterday.

They lead 0-9 to 0-5 on 20 minutes with all bar one of their forwards scoring and at half-time were up 0-15 to 0-7.

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They lead 0-20 to 0-10 entering the final quarter, before keeper Noel Fallon failed to control Ben Gormley’s shot that bobbled home on 54 minutes.

On 59 minutes top scorer Cathal Dolan, finished from close range and  Tyrone keeper Conor McElhatton was red carded three minutes from time.

SCORERS – Roscommon: C Dolan 1-11 (6f), C Egan 0-5, P Kelly 0-4, S Curley 0-2, H Rooney, C Coyle, C Mulry, E Kenny 0-1 each. Tyrone: D Casey 0-9 (5f), B Gormley 1-0, C Cross, T Morgan 0-1 each.

ROSCOMMON – N Fallon 6; A Moore 7, P Nolan 6, H Rooney 7; E Flanagan 7, C Coyle 7; D Heavey 7; S Curley 8; C Dolan 8; C Egan 8; P Kelly 7; G Egan 6, C Mulry 6; E Kenny 6. Subs: M. Kellehan for C. Mulry (60) P. Kellehan for H. Rooney (61), J. Murray for E. Kenny (63), J. Donnelly for G. Egan (72), C. Coyle for C. Egan (72)

TYRONE – C McElhatton 6; L Devlin 6; M Winters 6; J Kerr 6; S Muldoon 6; C Kearns 5; D Begley 6; R McKernan 5; C McNally 6; C Gallagher 6; C Cross 6; T Morgan 6; M Mulgrew 6; D Casey 7; B McGurk 6. Subs: D Rafferty for L Devlin (45), S Donaghy for C Gallagher (49), B Gormley for C. Cross (47), J Ferguson for R McKernan (70).

REF – S Hynes (Galway).

Armagh 2-17  Louth 2-6

Armagh kept their promotion hopes alive with victory over neighbours Louth in Darver.

Dylan McKenna and Stephen Reneghan found the net to make it 2-7 to 1-5 at the break and David Kettle handed Louth a lifeline with a goal. In the second period, Louth only scored 1-1, with Darren Geoghegan getting the goal.

Louth finished with 12 men, as Darren O’Hanrahan, Darren Geoghegan and sub Padraig Fallon all received their marching orders.

 

SCORERS—  Armagh: D McKenna 1-2, D Magee 0-5 (2f), S Reneghan 1-1, D Gaffney (2f), R Fullerton (3f) 0-3 each, E McGuinness 0-2, P McGrane 0-1. Louth: D Geoghegan 1-4 (2f, 1 ‘65),  D Kettle 1-0, D O’Hanrahan, S Connelly 0-1 each.

ARMAGH – Woods 7;  O McCann 6,  A McGuinness 6,  P Quinn 6;  D Bridges 7, C Clifford 8, T Nevin 7; S Renaghan 7, N Curry 7;

D Gaffney 8, S Toal 7, E McGuinness 7; R Fullerton 7, D McKenna 9, D Magee 7.  Subs: P McGrane 7 for Fullerton (40), D Grant 6 for Toal (68) G McKeown 6 for Quinn (72). 

LOUTH – D Connolly 6; A Smyth 6, M Lyons 6, R McKeown 6;

S Kettle 5, G Smyth 6, A McCrave 7;  L Molloy 6 , D O’Hanrahan 6; D Stephenson 6, D Kettle 6, C Deane 6; D Geoghegan 5, S Connelly 6, G McKeown 6. Subs:  F Joyce 6 for Deane (14), J Martin 6 for Lyons (40), J McDonnell 6 for Smyth (50), P Fallon 5 for S Kettle (56), J Costelloe 6 for D Kettle (70).

REF – T Gleeson (Dublin).

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