posted 6 Mar 2018, 13:39 by Coolmeen GAA

Coolmeen defeated Killimer in a Div 3 Football League match played on Friday April 7th on a score of 3 – 11 to 1 – 09

This was an open, free flowing game of football played in ideal conditions at a well-appointed Coolmeen GAA pitch. Before a large attendance, Coolmeen started brightly with 3 pointed frees from Ben Cleary. Soon afterwards Cian Murphy raced on to a ball & blasted to the Killimer net to increase the Coolmeen lead. Killimer responded with 2 points from play before they goaled after a long delivery into the Coolmeen goalmouth. Coolmeen regained their composure & scored points from Kevin Corry & Cian Murphy before the break.

Half Time: Coolmeen: 1 – 05    Killimer: 1 – 02

Killimer started the second half in determined fashion with 3 quick-fire points to level the game before Cathal O’Connor pointed a free for Coolmeen. Killimer soon equalised with a well taken point.  Paudie Corry goaled for Coolmeen after a surging run & shot from Cathal O’Connor was parried by the Killimer Goalie. Soon afterwards, Ben Cleary goaled again for Coolmeen when his long range effort dipped into the top corner of the net. Coolmeen added further points from Cathal O’Connor (2) & Brian Markham to extend their lead. Killimer scored 3 further points from play before Coolmeen finished strongly with points from Aaron Kelly & Cian Murphy to record a well-deserved victory.

Full Time: Coolmeen: 3 - 11   Killimer: 1 – 09

Coolmeen Team: Aidan Corry, Mark Meaney, Kevin (Val) McMahon, Martie McMahon, Darragh Cleary, Gary Meaney (C), Aaron Kelly, Brian Markham, Cathal O’Connor, Sean Wallace, Kevin Corry, Eoin O’Connor, Shane McMahon, Ben Cleary, Cian Murphy.

Subs Used: David Neenan, Paudie Corry, Michéal Brooks, Kevin McMahon & Jason O’Leary