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SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 4 - ROUND 6 - 17/6/2017 2017-06-17 19:53:00

Keel 1-12,  Renard 1-10 

Keel played host to Renard on Saturday evening;  Coming into the game, both teams came off the back of good wins in their previous round.  In the glorious evening sunshine, it was Renard’s Mark Sugrue who opened the scoring in the sixth minute, quickly cancelled out by Gary Sayers .  Further points from Sugrue (2) and one from Gary Sayers and Aaron Murphy (2) left Keel up 0-4 to 0-3 after the 20 minutes.  Keel finished the half stronger with Martin Burke scoring the crucial first half goal, followed by a point each from Gary Sayers and Martin Burke to leave the half time score:  Keel 1-05 Renard 0-04

Renard started the third quarter stronger, with points from Mark Sugrue (2) and Dara Fitzgerald (2).  Points from Terry O’Sullivan and Dylan Prendergast left Keel leading going into the final 15 minutes. Thomas Ladden and Martin Burke extended Keel’s lead to four, before Renard scored a fortunate goal with seven minutes left on the clock. This led to an exciting final minutes.   Keel lost their influential midfielder Martin Burke, but Aaron Murphy steadied the nerves with two points followed by a reply from Mark Sugrue, leaving the final score Keel 1-12 Renard 1-10