U10 Footballers Beat St Broughan's

November 8, 2018

Edenderry under 10 footballers played two games of football against St Broughan’s last Sunday in the under 10 competition, winning both games.

Game 1:

St Broughan’s……6-04

In an exciting, high scoring game of football between two excellent sides, Edenderry emerged with a win by a single point on a scoreline of 4-11 to 6-04.
Edenderry opened an early three point lead, when Cian Farrell kicked two points from frees, while Darren Quinn kicked a very good point from play. St Broughan’s then opened their account with an excellent goal to level the game, before Edenderry responded with four unanswered points, four frees from Cian Farrell, and a point from play from Conor McCarthy. Again St Broughan’s leveled the game, when they scored a goal, and a point (free). Just before halftime Edenderry went back in front when Jack Brady scored a good goal.

Halftime, Edenderry 1-07 St Broughan’s 2-01.

At the start of the second half St Broughan’s scored yet another goal to level the game, before Cian Farrell scored a goal from a free to regain Edenderry’s goal lead. St Broughan’s then cut Edenderry’s lead to two points, when they sent over a point from a free. Shane Cummins then scored two excellent points in a row, followed by a point from a free from Cian Farrell. Jack Brady then scored his second goal of the game to increase Edenderry’s lead to eight points. St Broughan’s then pulled back two goals to leave just two points between the teams, before Dan McDonnell grabbed the score of the game when he drove the ball to the roof of the St Broughan’s net for a brilliant goal. The two teams swapped points, with Edenderry’s score coming from Shane Cummins. St Broughan’s then scored a goal and a point from a free to reduce the lead to the minimum, but Edenderry held on for the last few minutes for a one point win.

Team: Gary Farrell; Seamus O’Grady, Gary Gorman, Craig Farrell; Ciaran Lawlor, Daniel McDonnell, Ciaran Nolan; Donie Groome, Darren Quinn; Conor McCarthy, Cian Farrell, Shane Cummins; Ryan Glynn, Jack Brady, Aaron Mangan.

Game 2:

St Broughan’s……0-05

Edenderry had a more comfortable win in the second game against St Broughan’s, as they had the great ability to score goals. Edenderry ran out winners on a scoreline of 6-05 to 0-05, in what was an excellent team performance.

In the first half it was all one way traffic with Edenderry dominating all areas of the field, which lead to team creating plenty of scoring chances. Edenderry opened the scoring with an excellent point from Stephen Pender. Shortly after that Edenderry had the ball in the net when Conor Dempsey scored a good goal. Stephen Pender then scored another point, before Edenderry hit two more goals from Christopher Mooney and Stephen Pender. Just Before the break Conor Dempsey added another point to leave 12 points between the teams at halftime.

Halftime, Edenderry 3-03 St Broughan’s 0-00.

Despite being so far behind at the break, St Broughan’s didn’t drop their heads, as they came flying out of the traps and scored three great points. But Edenderry responded well with a goal from Christopher Mooney and two points from Sean Maher and Stephen Pender. St Broughan’s then scored two more points, before Edenderry finished off with two goals from Conor Dempsey and Conor Maher.

This was an excellent performance from Edenderry, with goalie Diarmuid Egan, and backline of Jack Costello, Jack Staunton, Ruairi Egan, Ryan O’Neill and Seanie Coffey putting in great displays, not allowing St Broughan’s for a single goal. Edenderry were dominant in midfield, where Eoghan Waters and Conor Maher won lots of possession, and gave great service to the forward-line of Sean Maher, Stephen Pender, Conor Dempsey and Christopher Mooney who all got great scores.

Team: Diarmuid Egan; Jack Costello, Jack Staunton; Ruairi Egan, Ryan O’Neill, Seanie Coffey; Eoghan Waters, Conor Maher; Sean Maher, Stephen Pender; Conor Dempsey, Christopher Mooney.