Reserve Division 5 Final   30/06/2019


NAAS    2  -  13       CELBRIDGE       1  -  9

Naas defeated Celbridge by seven points in this Reserve League Div.5A final played in Clane. Matters were fairly even in the opening half but a late goal gave Celbridge a two point lead at the interval  1 – 5 to 1 – 3.

The teas were level after fifteen minutes of the second half but Naas finished the stronger scoring six unanswered point in the last twelve minutes.

In the first half Celbridge led 0 – 3 to 0 – 1 after twenty minutes. A Ross Hazzard goal and a Jack McCarthy point gave Naas a two point lead. But Celbridge replied with a Barry Donovan goal and a Shane Harte point to take a two point interval lead.

Naas struck within a minute of the resumption with a Conor McPhilips goal. Shane Harte (Celbridge) brought thde sides level again. Two Ross Hazzard points for Naas were matched by two Celbridge  points from Jay Doran and Paddy Wall.

 Two Jack McCarthy points put Naas two in front. Celbridge reduced the arrears after seventeen minutes. The remainder of the game belonged to Naas scoring six points without reply from Andy Shanaghey(2), Conor urphhy, Jack McCarthy, Colm Laffin and Brendan O’Brien.

Scorers: Naas: Ross Hazzard (1 – 2), Jack McCarthy (0 – 4), Conor cPhilips(1 – 1), Colm Laffin(0 – 2), Andy Shanaghey(0 – 2), Conor Murphy,Brendan O’Brien(0 – 1 each).

Celbridge: Barry Donovan(1 – 0), Paddy Wall(0 – 2), Sam McHugh(0 – 2), Shane Harte(0 – 2), Paddy Connolly, Mahon McNamara and Jay Doran (0 – 1 each)

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