Captain Brian Farrell lifting the Cup as the Ardagh Moydow players celebrate their win over Abbeylara in the Junior 'B' Football Championship Final on Saturday Photo: Syl Healy
Ardagh Moydow staged a great comeback to beat Abbeylara in the Junior ‘B’ Football Championship Final at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Saturday evening last.
Ardagh Moydow . . . 0-15 Abbeylara . . . 1-9
Cian Hartmann and Finn Hartmann were particularly prominent in the recovery in shooting a total of six points between them (all from play) and their team now move on to meet Ballymore in the Junior ‘A’ Championship semi-final.
ARDAGH MOYDOW: Brian Farrell; Ciaran Ryan, Tommy Powell, Frank Twaddle; Michael Lynch, Gerard Farrell, John Shea; Paddy Keenan, Mark Quinn; Paddy Hanley (0-6, all frees), Finn Hartmann (0-3), Dessie Murphy; Cian Hartmann (0-3), Paddy Ganley (0-3, 2 frees), Mark Thompson.
Subs:- Terry Bullet for F Twaddle (26 mins); Frank Galvin for M Quinn (half-time); Philip Gillen for C Ryan (55 mins); Sean Murphy for P Hanley (injured, stoppage time).
ABBEYLARA: John Joe Reilly; Larry McHugh, Fintan Creamer, Anthony O'Reilly; Kevin Brady, Eamonn Gallagher, Michael Battrim; Arthur O'Connor, Killian Gallagher; James McEntire, Kevin Smyth (1-1, point from mark), John Kiernan; Kevin Kiernan (0-3, 2 frees), Brian Smyth (0-3, 1 free), John McHugh.
Subs:- Eugene Lynch (0-2) for M Battrim (injured, 14 mins); James McHugh for John McHugh (36 mins); Michael O'Connor for E Lynch (53 mins); Pauric Rabbitt for B Smyth (60 mins).
Referee: Tony Gaffney (Mostrim).
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