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Sarsfields Overcome Steelstown in their First Competitive Match

posted 20 Feb 2014, 15:55 by HighMoss Sarsfields   [ updated 21 Feb 2014, 11:37 ]

Sarsfields GFC Derrytrasna vs Brian Og’s GFC Steelstown

Ulster League First Round Gaelic Football

Davitt Park Lurgan Sunday 9th February 2014 1:30pm

The Ulster League began today with two opening scores from Mark Foley to put the Og’s 2 points ahead, soon to be returned from two equalising points from Sarsfields’ Thomas McAlinden. Goals from Paul McGaughey and Niall Kerr along with points from the Og’s Conan Doherty and Neil Forrester sent both teams into half time with Sarsfields leading 2-2 to 0-6 points. 

The second half was opened by an impressive long range point from substitute Paul McGeown and another two points from Thomas McAlinden. The Og’s responded well in the second half with scores from Neil Forrester and Eoghan Heraghty though with 5 minutes remaining, a pass from Johnny Reynolds ensured Paul McGaughey sent another ball into the net to give Sarsfields a comfortable lead throughout. A promising first performance from Sarsfields goalie Tyler Crawford maintaining a clean sheet to end with a Final score Sarsfields 3-7 Brian Og’s 0-13.


Sarsfields: T Crawford, R McKernan, D Breen, M Reynolds ©, D O’Hanlon, P Magee, C Kerr, B Lavery, E McGeown, N Kerr, K O’Hagan, T McAlinden, J Reynolds, P McGaughey, R Stevenson. Subs: P Murphy, C Creaney, S Skelton, M McKenna, G McGeown, C Skelton.

Brian Og’s: M Dunne, C Flanagan, T Ling, J Feeney, E Donnelly, L Heffernan, CJ Martin, D McDaid, E Deane, C Doherty, R McKeever, B Devine, G Logue, M Foley, N Forrester ©, E Heraghty. Subs: R McCloskey, R O’Connor, S O’Connor, M McKinney, S McCauley, E McDaid, D McClean, D Jackson, K Lindsay.