MINOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIV. 1 NAAS 1 -12 Maynooth 2-05   22/02/2017

NAAS  1  -  12        Maynooth   2  -  5

Naas defeated Maynooth by four points in this Div. 1 tie at Naas. In a low scoring first half the Naas defence were in great form as they repelled a dominant Maynooth in the first fifteen minutes conceding only one point. Naas led 0 – 4 to 0 – 1 at the interval.

Two second half goals for Maynooth reduced the arrears to two points. Two late points for Naas ensured the home side victory by four points.

Naas opened the scoring with a Paddy McDermott point in the ninth minute. Two minutes later Conchur o Giollain equalised for Maynooth. 

Three more Naas points by Colm Joyce,  Darragh Kirwan and Keith O’Connor gave Naas a  0 – 4 to 0 – 1 half-time lead.

At the start of the second half Paddy McDermott (Naas) and Ronan Dunne(Maynooth) swapped points. A brace of points by Darragh Kirwan and Colm Joyce put Naas into a seven point lead ten minutes into the second half.

A Niall Kinirons free reduced the arrears. A Niall O’Sullivan goal put three between them. Naas replied with a Paddy McDermott penalty. Another Niall Kinirons point for Maynooth reduced arrears to five points. 

In the 25th minute Barry Kinirons goaled for Maynooth to leave two between them. Naas finished stronger with Joyce and Kirwan again on the scoresheet to give Naas a four point victory.

Scorers : Naas : Paddy McDermott(1 – 2), Darragh Kirwan (0 – 4), Colm Joyce(0 – 4, Keith O’Connor(0 – 1), Sean Cullen(0 – 1).          

Maynooth: Niall Kinirons (0 – 3), Barry kinirons(1 – 0), Niall O’Sullivan(1 – 0), Ronan Dunne (0 – 1), Conchur O’Giollain (0 – 1).

Naas: David Morrissey, Ciaran Redmond, Niall Murphy, Cathal Daly, sean Cullen, Rian Monahan, Eoghan Prizeman, Dallen Gallagher, Rian Boran, Brian Stynes, Cian Tobin, Colm Joyce, Keith O’Connor, Paddy Mcdermott, Darragh Kirwan.

 Maynooth: Cian Maxwell, Daniel Waldron, Daire Whelan, Ciaran Casey, James Murray, Conor lynch, Calum McCabe, Ben Carroll, Ronan Dunne, Braden millar,


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