MFC DIV1 QUARTER FINAL NAAS 3-20 CELBRIDGE 3-06   16/09/2017

MINOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP DIV.1
QUARTER – FINAL


NAAS 3 - 20
CELBRIDGE 3 - 6


Naas qualified for the semi- final with a comprehensive victory over Celbridge.


Naas dominated the first half and with three first half goals from Colm Joyce(2) and Paddy McDrmott they led 3 – 10 to 1 – 2 at the interval..

Naas continued to dominate and led by 3 – 18 to 1 – 2 with ten minutes left.


Celbridge fought back in the last ten minutes scoring 2 – 4 but it was too little too late.


Naas started strongly with a Colm Joyce free followed by points from Darragh Kirwan and Luke griffin. A Colm Joyce goal after ten minutes and a point by Ian Blackbourne gave Naas a 1 – 4 to nil lead.


Celbridge had their first point in the 13th. minute. Naas replied with three unanswered points.

A Cian Powell point for Celbridge was followed immediately by a Paddy McDermott goal for Naas.


Gavin Kearns scored a goal for Celbridge but Dallen Gallagher answered with a Naas point.


The last score of the half was a Colm Joyce goal after a Luke griffin pass. Naas led at the interval 3 – 10 to 1 – 2.


Naas continued their dominance in the second half scoring eight unanswered points in the first twenty minutes. 


Celbridge fought back in the last ten minutes scoring 2 – 4 to o – 2 for Naas.


Naas scorers: Colm Joyce(2 – 6), Dallen Gallagher(0 – 4), Luke Griffin(0 – 4), Darragh Kirwan(0 – 4). Paddy Mcderrmott(1 – 0), Ian Blackbourne(0 – 1), Barry kehoe(0 – 1).


Naas: David Morrissey, Rian Monaghan, Ian Blackbourne, Brian Stynes, Cathal daly, Eoghan Prizeman, Colm Joyce, Rian Boran, Dallen Gallagher, Sean Cullen, Luke Griffin, Sam Morrissey, Barry Kehoe, Darragh Kirwan, Paddy McDermott.


Thanks to Liam Mc Manus for the report & photos.


**FOR MORE PHOTOS VIEW:  GALLERY - ADULT FOOTBALL - PHOTOS 2017**








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