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O Gara Cup Campaign Begins With A Win!

posted 22 Mar 2015, 19:21 by Brian Carroll
Kilmore 1-13 Creggs 2-5
Our 2015 O Gara cup campaign got underway on Sunday last in Kilmore against Creggs. Kilmore hit first with 2 points from Derek Connellan. Creggs responded well and in the 11th minute Creggs got their 1st goal of the game. Creggs added another point and then on 14 minutes Derek Connellan pointed from play to leave 2 in it. A good run on 18 minutes from Colm Garvey resulted in a good point from play from Colm Garvey. Then Brian Connellan kicked a nice point from play to push Kilmore ahead again. With 6 minutes to go to half time Ray Caslin smashed the ball to the net to push Kilmore 4 clear. Aaron McEvoy kicked Kilmore 5 points clear with 4 minutes to go to Half Time. Creggs kicked a few wides but added 1 point before half time to leave the half time score Kilmore 1-7 Creeggs 1-3.
Creggs started the 2nd half with a good point and then both teams exchanged points to leave it 1-8  to 1-5 with 7 minutes of the 2nd half played. Ray Caslin then kicked over a point from play and that was followed by a good point from Brian Connellan from play. Kilmore added another point but Creggs responded well by getting their second goal of the game and leave just 3 points between the sides with 4 minutes to play. Substitute Dara Feely then settled the Kilmore nerves with a good point from play and in injury time Derek Connellan pointed a free to leave the final score 1-13 to 2-5.
Starting team Ollie Bourke, Liam Caslin, Jack Sharkey, Mark Connellan, John Donohoe, Colm Garvey, Kevin Caslin (Captain),  Dermot Foley, Paul McElhone, Joe Garvey, Gary Connellan, Derek Connellan, Aaron McEvoy, Ray Caslin, Brian Connellan, Subs used Charlie Bourke, Dara Feely, Danny Collins.