SFL Div 2: Clonmore 2-11 Leighlinbridge 1-6

November 8, 2018

The Intermediates got the defence of their Division 2 title off to a successful start with a well deserved win over Leighlinbridge in Woodside on Sunday evening. The lads were always in control and went in leading by 1-6 to 0-3 at half-time, the goal a well worked effort from Con Murphy after PJ Byrne, Gavin Byrne, David Mulvany and Kevin McCarney had all been involved in an intricate passing move. L’bridge closed the gap to 1-8 to 1-5 on 48 minutes but Clonmore finished the stronger with points from Gavin Byrne, Paul Byrne and a cracking penalty by Con Murphy after David McCarney was fouled in the square.

Team: Collie McGrath, Paul Hogan, Bobby Rooney, John Kelly, Willie Rooney, Shane Murphy, Enda McGrath, Gavin Byrne(0-3,2f), Ronan Doyle, Willie Byrne, Con Murphy (2-2, 1pen), Kevin McCarney, PJ Byrne, David Mulvany (0-2), Shane McGrath (0-3). Subs: David McCarney, Paul Byrne (0-1).

Other Div 2 results: St Patricks 1-7 Ballon 1-13; Fenagh 2-7 Grange 2-11, Ballinabranna 2-18 Railyard 0-5.
Next game: Away to Eire Og on Friday, 12 April at 7.30pm.

Photo: The Clonmore squad for the Div 2 game against Leighlinbridge on 7 April 2013: (Back, l to r): Willie Rooney, John Kelly, Paul Byrne, Gavin Byrne, Ronan Doyle, David Mulvany, Darren McGrath, PJ Byrne, Paddy Byrne, Willie Byrne, Mark A Byrne, David McCarney. (Front) : Jordan Kane, Dale McNamara, Enda McGrath, Con Murphy, Kevin McCarney, Shane McGrath, Paul Hogan, Colin McGrath, Gary Byrne, Bobby Rooney.