Saturday 25 January 2020

Fallons have field day in Rossies rout

Roscommon 3-28 Tyrone 0-14

The Rossies never looked back after full-forward Gary Fallon pounced for the first goal in the second minute.

The Rossies never looked back after full-forward Gary Fallon pounced for the first goal in the second minute.

When Robbie Fallon bagged the second in the 24th minute, the game was over as a contest as the hosts went on to lead 2-13 to 0-9 at the break.

The one-way traffic continued in the second half. When Eamon Kenny was fouled, Gerry Fallon fired home the penalty.

Tyrone's day got worse when their goalkeeper John Devlin was dismissed for an off-the-ball incident.

Roscommon's scoring practice continued in the final quarter with Robbie Fallon, Shane Curley (3), Gerry Fallon, Micheal Kelly, Jamie Lawlor and David Flaherty rounding off a fine afternoon's work.

SCORERS – Roscommon: Gerry Fallon 1-12 (1-0 pen, 0-8fs, 0-1 '65'), Gary Fallon 1-3, R Fallon 1-2, S Curley (1f, 1 '65'), J Lawlor 0-3 each, E Kenny, C Egan, A Murphy, M Kelly, D Flaherty 0-1 each. Tyrone: D Casey 0-9 (5fs, 1 '65'), M Mulgrew 0-2, S Óg Grogan, C Grogan, C McCrudden 0-1 each.

ROSCOMMON – P Dolan; S Curley, R O'Meara, T Seale; S Melia, M Kelly, N Keenan; A Murphy, J Lawlor; C Kelly, Gerry Fallon, C Egan; R Fallon, Gary Fallon, E Kenny. Subs: D Leonard for Melia (42), E Rogerson for Kenny (51), N Kilroy for Egan (57), J Donoghue for Seale (60), D Flaherty for Gerry Fallon (63).

TYRONE – J Devlin; C Cross, D Maguire, M Grogan; C McNally, S Donnelly, M O'Gorman; P McHugh, G Fox; S Óg Grogan, D Casey, A Kelly; M Mulgrew, C Grogan, K Morgan. Subs: C McCrudden for Morgan (h-t), C McElhatton for Kelly (51), J Kelly for McHugh (57), T McCrory for Maguire (60), M McCroryfor Cross (64).

REF – J Heffernan (Wexford)

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