Minor Footballers claim League crown

November 8, 2018

Edenderry Minor Footballers are the Offaly League Champions for 2013 following a comprehensive victory over Clara in the final played at Edenderry on Wednesday evening last.

Edenderry were strongly fancied for this game following victories over Rhode, St Broughan’s and St Vincent’s.

The Reds started the game at a blistering pace and quickly built up a big lead with goals early in the game. They led 3-05 to 1-02 after just 20 minutes of the game and by half time had added a further goal to lead by 12 points on a 4-05 to 1-02 scoreline.

In the second half a Clara comeback looked on the cards briefly when the goaled in the first minute however Edenderry quickly steadied the ship to regain control of the game and win comfortably on a 5-12 to 3-03 scoreline.

Edenderry team captain Mathew O’Grady then accepted the Minor League Trophy from Mary Dunne, Secretary of Offaly Coiste na nÓg.