Loughmacrory Minors book league semi final place

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Loughmacrory Minor Football Team booked their place in the 2014 Grade 2 Minor Football League semi final with a hard-fought win in Moy on Monday evening. This proved a tough physical battle on the day with the half-time scoreline of 0-4 to 0-4 telling it’s own story. Even when Moy were reduced to 14 players following a straight red card for their centre-forward, space remained tight in a small compact pitch.

Nathan Kelly and Shane Dobbs lead the second half charge from the heart of defence but it looked ominous for Loughmacrory when Moy converted a penalty with 12 minutes remaining to open up a 1-07 to 0-07 lead. However a great run from Pauric Meenagh set up Matthew Donnelly for Loughmacrory’s all-important goal and a fantastic late point from Cathal Donaghy ensured that a semi final date in the league was assured.

Team: Conor O’Donnell, Conall Donaghy, Nathan Kelly, Peadar Kelly; Cathair Curran, Shane Dobbs, Cormac Harte; Diarmuid Grimes and Cathal Donaghy; Aodhan Donaghy, PJ O’Donnell, Colm Logue; Conall Grimes, Pauric Meenagh, Cathaoir Gallagher.
Subs: Sean O’Donnell, Oisin O’Kane, Matthew Donnelly, Michael Rafferty, Ryan Curran.
Managers: Conall Kelly, Ronan Ward, Damien Mullan.

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