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Minor Football Champ Rd 3 East Kerry 5-22 An Ghaeltacht 0-17 2015-08-08 19:45:00


East Kerry 5-22 An Ghaeltacht 0-17
East Kerry were convincing winners of the round 3 game against a gallant An Ghaeltacht team in Gallarus. Dominating the middle area of the field and with good team work, the East Kerry team built a strong lead in the first half, racing into a 1-6 to 0-2 lead in the first quarter, the goal coming from the boot of Dean Fitzgerald (Rathmore) in the fourth minute. It was tit for tat in the second quarter, with An Ghaeltacht notching up 5 points to 6 for East Kerry before a second goal by Shane O'Sullivan (Gneeveguilla) on the twenty ninth minute, gave the visitors a comfortable lead at the break: East Kerry 2-12 An Ghaeltacht 0-07.

Despite a spirited second half display by An Ghaeltacht, who picked off some outstanding points from difficult angles, East Kerry continued the stronger overall, opening the second half with a Daniel O' Brien (Glenflesk) goal and sealing the victory with two goals in the last five minutes, Chris O' Donoghue (Glenflesk) from a well placed William Courtney (Firies) pass and followed with a Connie O' Connor(Gneeveguilla) goal, with a minute remaining. An Ghaeltacht replied with a point to leave the final score:East Kerry 5-22 An Ghaeltacht 0-17.

East Kerry Scorers: Dean Fitzgerald (1-02), Daniel O'Brien (1-03), Shane O'Sullivan (1-05), Connie O'Connor (1-01), Lee O'Donoghue (0-04;3f), Mark Ryan (0-01), William Courtney (0-02), Ronan Buckley (0-01), Peter Mc Carthy (0-01)Donnacha O'Sullivan (0-02, 1f), Chris O'Donoghue (1-0)
An Ghaeltacht Scorers: Óige Ó Sé (0-7), PJ Mac Láimh and Máirtín Ó Gormáin (0-03) each, Liam Ó Bambaire and Ainle Mac Gearailt (0-01) each.
Referee: Jonathon Griffin (Glenbeigh/Glencar).