Div 1 team win in Gracefield

November 7, 2018

Division 1 Football League.
Ballycumber 1—7 Gracefield 0—9.
This was a typical hard fought game with the result in the balance right up to the end. Peter Dunne gave Ballycumber the perfect start with a goal after a brilliant 40 metre pass from Colm Quinn, but they failed to add to the scoreboard until close to half time with a pointed free by Colm.Meanwhile Gracefield had scored five points. Ballycumber dominated the second half, but missed too many scoring attempts. Points by Adrian Kelly, Fergal Daly, Colm Quinn, Keith Lawler and Peter Dunne to four in reply gave Ballycumber a slender but deserved win. Team. Paul Kelly, John Egan, Mick Egan, Declan Daly, Ritchie Dunne, Karl Daly, Nigel Grennan, Colin Daly, Brian Halligan, Sean Hackett, Colm Quinn, Peter Dunne, Keith Lawler, Simon Casey. Adrian Kelly. Subs. Fergal Daly, Eamonn McCabe, Ciaran Grennan.

Division 3 Football League.
Tullamore 2—6 Ballycumber 1–5.
Trailing 2–5 to 0–3 after 20 minutes Ballycumber were dealt a hammer blow when a player was very harshly sent off. The remaining players restricted the home side to just one point and added 1–2 themselves. They also had two goal bound shots saved and kicked a few wides. The players deserve the highest praise for their dedication and commitment and also showed that their fitness levels are very good for this time of year. Team. John O’Brien, John Egan, Conor Connelly, Niall Quinn, Eddie Larkin, Mick Egan, Dessie Daly, Paul Kelly[1pt], Brian Halligan, Peter Dunne[3pts], Dermot Egan, Sean Hackett[1pt], Gary Larkin, Ciaran Grennan[1goal], Simon Casey. Subs. Leo Guinan, Lorcan Halligan, John Galvin, Shane Kelly,
Next Weeks Fixture.
Division 1 Football League.
Edenderry v Ballycumber on Sunday at 12.00.