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Juniors back in hunt for league glory

posted 11 Jun 2018, 06:47 by bornacoola leitrim   [ updated 11 Jun 2018, 07:02 ]
Division 4  

Bornacoola 3-11 Mohill 2-12

Our Junior team recorded a hard fought win over Mohill in the Junior league on Sunday with a final scoreline of Bornacoola 3-11, Mohill 2-12. Mohill had the better of the first half and lead at half time by four points. Mohill 1-6, Bornacoola 1-2. The Bornacoola goal in the first half was an excellent finish by John (Barnes) Shanley. 

Mohill started the second half stronger and scored a number of points all of which were cancelled out by points from our lads. Mohill with 10 minutes to go scored a critical goal to leave them seven points up and set for victory. Credit to our lads they lifted their performance and outscored Mohill 2-4 to 0-1 to claim victory at the end. The second half goals coming from Cian Mallon and Tony Shanley. 

Vital points were also kicked over by Michael Duignan, Kevin Shanley, Jonathan Duffy and Trevor Howard. Mohill responded at the very end with an excellent move and a goal bound shot was deflected over the bar by the combined efforts of David Mulligan and Gerry Gearty to ensure victory for the Bors. The win see the lads still in contention for a league final spot with one game remaining. 

Team and scorers: Roy Keenan, Liam Mulligan, David Mulligan, Tony Shanley (1-0), Gearoid Mulligan, Shane Conroy, Robert O`Beirne, Michael Duignan (0-1), Cian Mallon (1-0), Jonathan Duffy (0-1), Kevin Shanley (0-4), Daniel Farrell (0-1), Trevor Howard (0-3), Ronan Mulligan (0-2), John Shanley (1-0). Subs used Gerry Geraty, Kevin Mulligan.