Coolmeen v Kilfenora Div 3 Football League Match Report

posted 23 Mar 2016, 14:47 by Eimear McMahon


Coolmeen defeated Kilfenora in the opening round of the 2016 Div 3 Football league on the score of 0 – 12 to 1 – 06. Sunday March 20th 2015

This was a hard fought game throughout between two evenly matched sides. The first half was a low scoring affair with both teams shooting plenty of wides. Kilfenora opened the scoring with a point from play. Kevin (Val) McMahon responded for Coolmeen with a pointed free. Kilfenora pointed a free before Sean McMahon levelled the scores with a point from play. The key score of the first half was a Kilfenora goal scored by Cian O’Dea

Half Time: Kilfenora 1 – 02 Coolmeen 0 – 02

Coolmeen started the second half in determined fashion with four unanswered points from Noel Meaney, Kevin (Val) McMahon (f), Joe Corry & Cathal O’Connor. Kilfenora soon levelled the game with a point from play. With the game in the melting pot both teams gave their all in a determined effort to win. Coolmeen got on top with 2 pointed frees from Kevin (Val) McMahon & a point from Shane McMahon from play. Kilfenora kept in the game with 3 points of their own. Coolmeen finished strongly with points from Cathal O’Connor (f), Cian Murphy & Brian Markham to claim a deserved victory.

Full Time score: Coolmeen 0 – 12 Kilfenora 1 – 06

Coolmeen Team: Aidan Corry, Martie McMahon, Kevin (Val) McMahon, Kevin McMahon, Mark Meaney, Eoin O’Connor, Gary Meaney, Noel Meaney, Micheál Brooks, Cian Murphy, Sean McMahon, Joe Corry, Shane McMahon, Alan Normoyle, Cathal O’Connor (C)

Subs Used: David Neenan, Brian Markham, Sean Wallace