A series of brilliant saves by Steven O Donovan, two second half goals by Luke O Callaghan and winning points at the end of the game by Kealan Daly and Man of the Match Joe Duggan edged us into the semi final of the Western under 21 B football championship in defeating St. Olivers in a very closely contested game at Pairc Ui Cholmain, in Old Parish last Sunday morning.
We will play the winners of An Ghaeltacht v Kilrossanty in the championship semi final.
Team : Stephen O Donovan; James Kiely, Mark Boland, Edward Fraher; Jack Lacey, John Curran, Kealan Daly; Aidan Kirwan, Sean Crortty; Daniel Kiely, Joe Duggan, Luke O Callaghan; Colm O Shea, Brendan Cullinane, Conor Duggan. Subs : Seanie McGrath, John Power.
Scorers : Luke O Callaghan 2-0, Brendan Cullinane 0-4(3f), Sean Crotty, Kealan Daly and Joe Duggan (f) 0-1 each.
Meanwhile, out in Kilgobinet, our under 16 footballers suffered defeat to a very strong St. Pats combination on a score of 4-16 to 2-1.