12 Aug 2022

Longford IFC: Fr Manning Gaels come out on top against Ardagh Moydow

Mulleady Group Intermediate Football Championship Group Stage - Round 2

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Leitrim native Fintan McBrien (Aughavas), the manager of Fr Manning Gaels

Fr Manning Gaels got off to their desired good start in the quest for another Hennessy Cup triumph with a 6 point victory over an improved Ardagh Moydow side in the Intermediate Football Championship clash in Dunbeggan, Stonepark on Saturday evening. 

Fr Manning Gaels . . . 2-18   Ardagh Moydow . . . 2-12

The gallant losers produced a much better display than their previous showing against Ballymahon but still relied on Dylan Coady frees and timely goals to remain in the contest.

Martin Cassidy’s goal with 7 minutes left to play sealed the success as Fr Manning Gaels went 5 ahead and were able to close the game out for a comfortable win over Ardagh Moydow.

FR MANNING GAELS: Paddy Collum; Paul McGee, Cian Brady, JP Farrelly; Emmet Noonan, Gary Connell, Mark Hughes (0-1); Liam Lynch (1-0), David Collum; Conor Keenan (0-2), Pauric Gill (0-6), Sean Whelan; Martin Cassidy (1-6, 2f), Podge Gill, Jamie Nertney (0-1). 

Subs:- Cian Cassidy (0-1) for P Gill (45 mins); Phillip Keane (0-1) for D Collum (55 mins); Aiden Gray for M Cassidy (injured, 58 mins).

ARDAGH MOYDOW: Darren Farrell; Diarmuid Farrell (0-1), Conor Carroll, Jack Gallagher;  Shane Henry, Brendan Finnan, Elliot Vaughan (0-1); Dylan Coady (0-7, 7f), Adam Reilly;  Connor Hogan, Cian Finnan (1-2, 1f), Daniel Hayden; Dominic Glennon, Tommy Farrell, Aaron McTiernan (0-1). 

Subs:- Cathal McGlynn (1-0) for D Hayden (19 mins); Keelan Dowd for D Glennon (55 mins).

Referee: John Cullen (Mostrim).


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