Dean Cosgrove on the ball for Fr Manning Gaels in this tussle with Killashee opponent Darren Cosgrove. Action from the IFC semi-final on Sunday. Photo: Declan Gilmore
Fr Manning Gaels booked their place in the Intermediate Football Championship title decider with nine points to spare over St Brigid’s Killashee in the semi-final clash at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Sunday last.
Fr Manning Gaels . . . 1-14 St Brigid’s Killashee . . . 0-8
Martin and Cian Cassidy scored late points while Aaron Quinn got a goal in stoppage time to clinch the victory for the Drumlish/Ballinamuck side who will meet Ballymahon or Ardagh Moydow in the county final on Sunday 29 September.
FR MANNING GAELS: Paddy Collum (0-1, ’45); Darren Reilly, Cian Brady, Derek McCormack; Emmet Noonan, Gary Connell, Conor Keenan; Liam Lynch, Aaron Quinn (1-0); Dean Cosgrove (0-1), Darren Farley, Mark Hughes; Pauric Gill (0-5), Martin Cassidy (0-5), Cian Cassidy (0-2).
Subs:- Anthony Keane for D Cosgrove (injured, 37mins); Sean Whelan for L Lynch (54 mins); Ryan Crowe for M Cassidy (58 mins); Cian Murphy for D Reilly (60 mins); Eoin Keane for C Cassidy (four minutes into stoppage time).
ST BRIGID’S KILLASHEE: Gerard Evans (0-1); John Lee, Quintan Lee, Johnny Casey; Jack Magan, Kealan Cox, Killian Lee (0-1); Enda McPartland, Ogie Campbell; Darren Cosgrove, Dylan Farrell (0-4, two frees, one ‘45), Michael Magan; Shane Cosgrove, Mel Shanley, Francis Dolan (0-2).
Subs:- Pat Farrell for M Magan (41 mins); Craig Gorman for Shane Cosgrove and Dermot Hegarty for Ogie Campbell (50 mins).
Referee: Michael O’Brien (Longford Slashers).