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Juniors Start With A Win

Box Score

Apr. 11, 2010

The Juniors got the new season off to a winning start as they defeat Derrygonnelly 1-14 to 1-10 in Belcoo on Saturday evening.

After the opening quarter Derrygonnelly led 0-6 to 0-4, our points coming from 3 Patrick Burns frees and a Sean McNulty point from play. In the next 10 minutes Belcoo produced their best football of the game as the fired over 1-4 without reply. James McGrath kicked two good points while Ian Corrigan fisted a point before great work from Declan Leonard and Aidan McGrath resulted in Sean McNulty finding the top corner from 15 yards. Aidan McGrath then got his first point of the game to see Belcoo lead 1-8 to 0-6 with 5minutes of the 1st half to play.

Derrygonnelly staged a fightback after Belcoo goalkeeper Aidan Leonard misjudged a long ball into the area, which lead to a goal, two subsequent free kicks from the visitors seen honours even at half time 1-8 to 1-8.

In the second half both sides found scores hard to come by and as the game approached the last 10 minutes both teams had only registered two points each, Gavin Leonard with both Belcoo scores.

Two points from John Carrigan along with a Nevan Higgins and an Aidan McGrath point seen Belcoo finish the game winners by 4 points on a scoreline of 1-14 to 1-10.

Team: Aidan Leonard, Ryan Leonard, Shane McAloon, Eoin Leonard, Declan Leonard, Christopher Leonard, Niall Cullen, Seamus Conlon, Sean McNulty (1-1), Patrick Burns (0-3), James McGrath (0-2), Aidan McGrath (0-2), Ian Corrigan (0-1). John Carrigan (0-2), Gavin Leonard (0-2). SUBS used Barry McGovern, James Stewart, Nevan Higgins (0-1) and Ashley Sherrin.





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