Hurling‎ > ‎Hurling Match Reports‎ > ‎

Fullen Gaels 1-08, Creggan Kickhams 2-10

posted 9 Oct 2014, 07:02 by Fullen Gaels

Antrim champs Creggan shake off Gaels to reach final

Creggan Kickhams (Antrim) 2-10 Fullen Gaels (Manchester) 1-08

Antrim champions Creggan Kickhams beat Fullen Gaels in Newry yesterday to reach the All-Ireland junior hurling club final.

Shane Lawless scored a terrific 18th minute goal for the Manchester side, who were beaten All-Ireland finalists last year, to put them 1-5 to 1-1 ahead. However Creggan trailed by just 1-6 to 2-2 at half-time, with goals from Conleth McGrenaghan and Conor Small. Oran McCann scored five frees in the second half to put the Antrim men through to the Croke Park decider on February 8.

Scorers for Creggan Kickhams: O McCann 0-7 (6f), C Small 1-1, C McGrenaghan 1-0, C McCann 0-2 (1f)

Scorers for Fullen Gaels: A O’Neill 0-5 (5f), S Lawless 1-0, G Jacobs, A Morrissey, E Lyons 0-1 each

CREGGAN KICKHAMS: B Prenter; D McCann, A Maguire, D Carey; F McAuley, T McCann, M Johnston; S Maguire, A McKeown; K Rice, O McCann, C McGrenaghan; C Small, J Dougan, C McCann

Subs: R McCann for Dougan (21), B Maguire for McAuley (60)

FULLEN GAELS: T Goulding; E O’Brien, L Knocker, S Wallace; E Gleeson, J O’Shaughnessy, C Maskey; E McEntee, S Lawless; J O’Halloran, G Jacob, P Duggan; P Ryan, A O’Neill, A Morrissey

Subs: R O’Donnell for Duggan (24), E Lyons for Ryan (HT), R Wedel for Wallace (40), C O’Connor for McEntee (51)

Referee: Christy Browne (Galway).


Match Report for Irish Examiner on January 27, 2014