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Junior A Football championship

posted 7 Jun 2015, 06:56 by Newcastle Gaa   [ updated 8 Jun 2015, 05:10 ]
The junior footballers began their campaign with a good win over Ardfinnan in Ballylooby on Saturday night last, June 6th. Newcastle started well against the wind with a point followed soon after by a goal from Tommy Sweeney. The second goal in the first half was scored by Vinny Carroll leaving the half time score 2-3 to 0-1. Despite a red card at the end of the first half and with 14 men, we pulled away in the second half. Two great goals from super sub James Lonergan Jnr. Sealed the victory on a final score of 4-9 to 0-6. The team was Darren Goonan, Emmet Prendergast, Shane Hickey, Cormac O'Flynn, Daniel Kennedy, Conor Grant, Caoimhín McGrath, Diarmuid  Devaney, Brian Sweeney, Barry Hickey, Vinny Carroll, Alan Sweeney, Anthony Condon Jnr., Tommy Sweeney and Paudie O' Shea. Subs (all in 2nd half) Ger Corcoran for Alan Sweeney, Brian Hyland for Caoimhín McGrath, James Lonergan Jnr for Paudie O Shea, Andrew Fitzpatrick for Tommy Sweeney and Evan Morrissey for Vinny Carroll. The final game in the league series is fixed for next Saturday night, June 13th against St Pats at 7pm in Clonmel Sportsfield.