Tullamore Court Hotel Offaly Senior Football S/F

November 8, 2018


Clara remain on course to retain their The Dowling Cup following a hard earned three point win over Tullamore in O’Connor Pk on Saturday evening.  This was an evenly contested game all through with some great scores from both sides.  Clara led by 0-7 to 0-5 at the break, with Thomas Deehan (Clara) and Shane Dooley (Tullamore) each kicking four points.  In fact it was really the Deehan and Dooley show as both players gave an exhibition of point scoring and both ending up with 0-8 each, five of Deehan’s came from play while were evenly split four from frees and four from play.  There was just a point between the sides with two minutes left, but Clara finished the stronger and late points from Guilfoyle and Deehan sealed a three point victory.



Clara: Thomas Deehan 0-8 (0-3f), Graham Guilfoyle 0-3, John Reynolds 0-2, Matthew Mitchell 0-1

Tullamore: Shane Dooley 0-8 (0-4f), Michael Brazil, Ronan  Monaghan, Declan Hogan 0-1 each


Clara: Kevin Meehan, John Ledwith, Joe Quinn, Darren Kelly, David Ledwith, Matthew Mitchell, Lorcan Hiney, Scott Brady, Ross Brady, Tony Dalton, John O’Hara, Colm Kelly, Graham Guilfoyle, Thomas Deehan Subs: Alan Cronin for J Ledwith, Paul Deehan for Colm Kelly


Tullamore: Eoin Brennan, Gary Heffernan, John Moloney, Mark Conlon, Declan Hogan, Paul McConway, James Keane, Brian O’Reilly, Kieran Hogan, Michael Brazil, Kevin Williamson, Jonathan O’Donoghue, Ronan Monahan, Ger Ward, Shane Dooley  Subs: Shane Kelly for Williamson, John Kenny for Monahan, Niall Stack for Ward

Ref: Fergal Smyth


Wides: Clara 6, Tullamore 4