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posted 17 Feb 2014, 14:20 by Stairs Nadel

ACFL2A - 16.02.2014

Moynalvey take home the points

Visitors Moynalvey scored 2-3 without reply in the last seven minutes of this opening round A League Division 2 game played in Rathkenny last Sunday, February 16th to win by two points
Rathkenny 1-08    
Moynalvey 2-07

Rathkenny started stronger and had four points on the board after the opening quarter through Donal Curtis, Thomas Martin and a brace from Jack Gore. Moynalvey sent over their first score on fifteen minutes before Owen Elliott extended the lead on eighteen. Moynalvey replied with their second score five minutes before the break as Rathkenny saw out the half with further scores from Jack Gore and Donal Curtis to lead 0-07 to 0-02. The visitors reduced the gap with two points in the opening four minutes to leave three between the sides. Michael Macken sent over for the hosts on forty one minutes and Rathkenny seemed to have wrapped up the points when Ivan Lenehan finished to the net following a great team move, to lead 1-08 to 0-04 with ten minutes remaining. However Moynalvey scored a point and then a goal on 54 minutes to leave three between the sides. Another goal followed as a high ball went passed a packed defence into the net to level matters. Two quick points followed in the final two minutes as the visitors left with the points.

Rathkenny - C. Curtis; Joe Gore, J. Macken, R. Martin; C. Meade, T. McKeever, N. Branigan; J. Donegan, R. Curtis; M. Macken (0-1), I. Lenehan (1-0), Jack Gore (0-3); D. Curtis (0-2), O. Elliott (0-1), T. Martin (0-1) Sub - D. Smith for Donegan