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2012 Junior C Championship

posted 20 Jun 2012, 05:42 by Unknown user


JCFC Round One

Rathkenny win opener

Rathkenny second team got through their opening round Junior C Championship match with an eight point victory in a game played in a very blustery Kilberry last Sunday afternoon, 29th April.

Rathkenny 1-11

Summerhill 1-03

Cody Reilly and Colin Curtis got Rathkenny of to a good start with scores inside the opening five minutes. Summerhill found the net on the quarter hour mark to take the lead. They extended it further on twenty minutes to lead by double scores. However Rathkenny responded well with five points in the final four minutes of the half. The scores coming from Colin Curtis (3), Michael McBride and Cathal McCabe which left it 0-07 to 1-1 at the break.

Michael McBride added an early second half score before Summerhill replied with their only second half scores on thirty seven minutes. Darren Barron got the all important goal on the three quarter mark before closing out the game with three further points. Both teams were reduced to 14 men after a skirmish along the touchline.

Rathkenny – D. Crosbie; P. Mullery, M. Brien, C. Rock; S. Lynn, T. McKeever, R. Martin; B. Carolan, R. Curtis; D. McBride, M. McBride (0-2), C. McCabe (0-1); C. Curtis (0-4), D. Barron (1-3), C. Reilly (0-1).

Subs – A. Finney for Rock, O. O’Connor for McCabe, D. Nulty for Martin, N. Brannigan for Crosbie