U21 Semi final match report

On a chilly evening in Sixmilebridge, the sun set and the flood lights came on for throw in at 8pm.
Damian Fox was the man in the middle of the 2 sides in this u21 County semi final.

Inagh Kilnamona opened the scoring with a point from play from Stephen Foudy. Jason McCarthy took the combos total to 0-02 with a point from play. Inagh Kilnamona next took a free in front of the posts, with Aidan McCarthy on form from the placed ball.

After 8 minutes Inagh Kilnamona were 0-03 to no score ahead. After a wide a piece, Newmarket got on the score board with a point from play from Malachy, Inagh Kilnamona hit back straight away with a points of their own from Jason McCarthy. 14 minutes gone and it is 0-04 points to 0-01. A free from Greg Collins brings our tally to 0-02 but again Inagh/Kilnamona replied with a point from play from Aidan McCarthy. Again Greg hits the target with a placed ball. Newmarket had chances but were unable to punish on the scoreboard with both sets of back working hard to keep the scores down.

Another free for Inagh Kilnamona from the side line 45 yards out went over with sharpshooter McCarthy on target again. His brother responded with a point from play with Newmarket’s David McNamara closing the scoring for the 1st half. 0-04 o 0-07 at Half time.

In the 2nd half Inagh Kilnamona didn’t rest up, 4 unanswered points, 3 from play and one free saw their lead extended, it could have been a green flag for them also if it were not for a great save from the Newmarket Goalie Jack O’Connor. Another pointed place ball from David McNamara brought Newmarket’s 1st score of the 2nd half followed by one for the green and gold and then a 2nd point for McNamara.

The games only goal was then scored with a scramble for the ball in the Inagh Kilnamona’s defence. The only green flag of the game was followed shortly after with a white flag at the other end. 2 more white flags followed one placed ball and one from play and the final score for Inagh Kilnamona came from placed ball from Aidan McCarthy again. Colin Guilfoyle then took a fine points from play. Shane Lynch came on and scored the last points of the game for the Blues. Best of luck to Inagh Kilnamona in the final.

Final Score NoF 1-07 Inagh/Kilnamona 0-17.

It was not to be tonight for this dedicated group of players. They battled hard, worked tirelessly and never gave up. Huge credit also to the management team involved for their work with this team.

Newmarket on Fergus: Jack O’Connor, Alan O’Flanagan, Colin Guilfoyle, Conor McCarthy; Patrick Duggan, Paudie McMahon, Jordan Collins; John Feehily, Cathal Finnucane, Cathal Hayes, Fergal McInerney, Greg Collins, Malachy Noonan, James Freeman, David McNamara. Subs: PJ Enright for O’Flanagan, Shane Lynch for G Collins, Dylan Howard, James Power, Davy Gleeson, James McMahon and Liam O’Connor.
Mentors: Liam Clancy, Barry Coffey, Gemma Quinlan, Derek Clancy, Eamon Curley and Pat Corry

Eamon Foudy, Colin Shannon,Shane McInerney,Keith White, Cian McInerney, David Fitzgerald, Austin Kerin,
Eoin Leyden, Eoin Fitzgearld, Stephen Foudy, Jason McCarthy, Darren Cullinan, Aidan McCarthy, Evan McNamara, David Mescall.
Marc Barry, Caimin Clancy,Michael Greene, James O’Connor, Peadar Roughan,Thomas Barry, Sean Clancy, Eoin Devereux, Dylan McGarr,
Cillian Roughan & Shane Wynne.
Mentors: Brian Foudy, Dermot Lynch, Damian Shaughnessy, Tomas Kelly and Ronan O’Looney.

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