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SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 1 - ROUND 9 - 23/7/2017 2017-07-23 22:37:00

Austin Stacks 1-12; Glenbeigh/Glencar 2-14.

Glenbeigh/Glencar kept their chances of a League final spot very much alive, with this well-deserved five points win at Connolly Park on this Sunday afternoon.  The home side had a good start and were two points up inside the third minute with David Mannix and Pa McCarthy on target.  By the tenth minute, the visitors had levelled with a pointed free by Caolim Teahan and one from play by Gavan O'Grady.  However, the scores that put this game to bed came in the space of the next two minutes - a goal each from Glenbeigh's two
corner forwards - Kieran Courtney and Daniel Griffin. They went on then to score five more points - two each by Caolim Teahan and Gavan O'Grady and one from Fergal Griffin.  
Then, after David Mannix pointed a free, the Rock gave themselves some chance when Darragh O'Brien goaled late in added time, but Kieran Courtney had the last say of the half with a last minute point, to leave the Mid Kerry boys ahead at half time by double scores   (2-8 to 1-4).

Stacks tried their best in the second half , outscoring the visitors by 0-8 to 0-6, but those crucial first-half goals by the visitors were the difference in the end.  The result leaves Glenbeigh/Glencar in a favourable position for a top two spot, while Stacks on the other hand are in deep trouble of relegation, with only two games remaining for both sides.

Scorers:   Stacks: David Mannix (0-9 - six frees), Darragh O'Brien (1-0), Pa McCarthy
(0-2), Shane O'Callaghan (0-1).

Glenbeigh/Glencar: Gavan O'Grady (0-7 - two frees), Kieran Courtney (1-1), Caolim Teahan (0-4 - two frees), Daniel Griffin (1-0), Fergal Griffin and Bernard Murphy (0-1 each).