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22 May 2022

Daniel Mimnagh goal the turning point as Killoe master Longford Slashers

All County Football League Division 1 - Round 7

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Eamon Keogh on the attack for Killoe in his bid to evade the challenge of Slashers defender Sean Clarke at Emmet Park Photo: Ken Keenan

From the moment Daniel Mimnagh broke through to score a crucial goal with 23 minutes gone on the clock, the force was with Killoe who pushed on to score a comprehensive win over Longford Slashers in the Division 1 league clash at Emmet Park on Saturday evening.

Killoe Emmet Og . . . 1-19    Longford Slashers . . . 1-8

Played in difficult wet conditions, Slashers got off to a good start with a goal from a penalty converted by Andrew Kelly in the early stages of the game and led by 1-3 to 0-4 going into the second quarter of the contest.

Killoe gradually got their act together in producing a strong finish to the first half, clocking up 1-4 to command a comfortable lead at the break (1-8 to 1-3), and the superior home side added another eleven points to their emphatic tally in the second half to consolidate top position in the senior league table.   

KILLOE EMMET OG: Shane Fitzpatrick; Gavin Hughes, Liam Hughes, Evan Farrelly; Niall Farrelly, Michael Quinn, Ryan Moffett; Ronan Keogh (0-1), Euan Finneran (0-2); Eamon Keogh (0-3), Ciaran Donohoe (0-1), Cian Farrelly; Larry Moran (0-3, one free), Daniel Mimnagh (1-2), Mark Hughes (0-4, one free).

 Subs:- James Moran (0-1) for C Farrelly (37 mins); Cian Dooner (0-2) for M Hughes (45 mins); Darren Moffett for L Hughes (48 mins); Jonathan Borland for C Donohoe (50 mins);  David McCarthy for L Moran (60 mins). 

 LONGFORD SLASHERS: Colm Farrell; Ronan Kenny, Ronan Sheahan, Adrian Duffy; Sean Clarke, Dermot Brady, Gerard Flynn (0-1); Daire O'Brien, Tadhg McNevin; Andrew Kelly (1-4, goal from penalty, points from frees), Robbie Clarke, Peter Lynn (0-2); Ruairi Clarke, Andrew Dalton, Conor Clarke.

 Subs:- Darragh O'Connell for T McNevin (37 mins); Cian McGuinness and Brian Walsh for S Clarke and R Sheahan (45 mins); Robbie O'Connell (0-1, free) for Robbie Clarke (48 mins); Colin Smith for C Clarke (50 mins). 

 Referee: Mark Glancy (Rathcline). 

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