MFL Div. 1 Naas 4 - 12 Celbridge 2-04
MINOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE Div. 1
Naas 4 - 12 Celbridge 2 - 04
Naas had a comfortable victory over Celbridge in very windy conditions in Celbridge, Two First half goals, a 7th minute penalty by Luke Griffin and a 28th minute goal from Darragh Kirwan gave Naas a half time lead of 2 – 8 to 1 – 3.
Two more goals in the second half by Keith O’ Connor after three minutes and a second Darragh Kirwan goal in the 20th minute put Naas in a commanding position. Celbridge fought back with two goals of their own but it was not enough to overcome a strong Naas side.
Naas started with a Darragh Kirwan point but John Clarke replied for Celbridge.
A point by Luke Griffin for Naas followed by a goal from a penalty by the same player gave Naas a four point lead. The teams swapped points before Colm Joyce pointed a free for Naas. A Shane Masterson goal for Celbridge reduced the arrears to two points. Naas led 1 - 4 to 1 – 2.
The sides swapped points when Liam O’ Flynn(Celbridge) and Luke Griffin (Naas) pointed. Naas dominated the remainder of the half with Darragh Kirwan scoring 1 – 2 and Sam Morrissey a point. Naas led at the interval 2 – 8 to 1 – 3.
Naas started strongly in the second half with a Luke Griffin point followed by a Keith O’Connor goal and a Brian Stynes point. Naas led 3 – 10 to 1 – 3. Celbridge replied with a goal from David McGivern and a point from Shane Masterson to reduce the arrears to nine points.
This was Celbridge’s last score while Naas went on to add a further 1 – 2 to their tally
Scorers: Naas: Darragh Kirwan (2 – 4), Luke Griffin,((1 – 3), Keith O’Connor(1 – 0), Colm Joyce (0 – 2), Brian Stynes, Sam Morrissey and Dallen Gallagher(0 – 1 each)
Celbridge: Shane Masterson(1 – 1), David McGivern(1 – 0), Liam O’Flynn (0 – 2), John Clarke(0 – 1)
Naas: David Morrissey, Kieran Redmond, Niall Murphy, Cathal daly, Eoghan Prizeman, Brian stynes, Paddy McDermott, Cian Holmes, Adam Cronin, Dallen Gallagher, Sam Morrissey, Colm Joyce, Luke griffin, Keith O’Connor, Darragh Kirwan .
Celbridge: Cian McCloskey, John Geaney, Lee Maycock, Cian O’Donnchadha, James Killian, Eoin Kileen, Taslim Agbonttaen, Shane Masterson, Liam O’Flynn, Paddy Carragher, John Clarke, David McGivern, Ciaran McGoldrick, Paddy Wall, Philip Byrne.
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