Thursday 23 November 2017

Breen runs riot in Drogheda cameo

SUBSTITUTE Johnny Breen settled this game with an eight-minute hat-trick to ease Drogheda past Munster Senior League side Mayfield.

Drogheda were 3-0 up when Stephen Hurley was sent off in the 71st minute. But the 10 men pulled a goal back through Greg Kelly.

Goals from Breen in the 84th, 88th and 92nd minutes eased the League of Ireland side through.

DROGHEDA UNITED -- Sava; Gannon, McNally, Prendergast, Hand; Brady (Marshall 53), Foley, Crowley, G Brennan (S Brennan 46); Hynes (Breen 63), D O'Brien.

MAYFIELD UNITED -- Winters; Kiely, Wolfe, I Fleming, Roddis; E Fleming (McBride 60), O'Shea, Grainger, Warren (Buckley 77), Kelly; Finn (Hurley 66).

Ref -- N Doyle (Dublin).

Irish Independent

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