April 16, 2024

Cockhill superior to the semi finals of the FAI Junior Cup with a tough fought 2-0 win away to Clonmel Celtic yesterday.

The opening interval of the sport was a really tight affair with the house aspect having a few half probabilities comfortably handled by Harry Doherty.

Cockhill settled and on 10 minutes Luke Rudden noticed a header on the again publish acrobatically tipped over by Kerton within the dwelling objective.

The guests took the lead on 31mins when Rudden acquired on the top of a Lee McColgan cross together with his downward header throughout objective being pressured dwelling from shut vary by Jack Mullan.

They went shut once more when Peter Doherty headed a Brendan Mclaughlin nook simply over the bar. Earlier than the break a Lee McColgan shot was nicely tipped over the bar.

Cockhill continued after the break to drive the difficulty and McLaughlin’s free kick was met with a glancing header from McColgan however the header lacked energy.

They added a second objective on 77 minutes when a McLaughlin free kick from the best was dummied by McColgan and Rudden was available to brush the ball dwelling.

After stress from the house aspect Harry Doherty’s punch was additional cleared to Corey McBride who superior down the left and pulled the ball again to Garbhan Friel who fired huge.

Clonmel went extra direct within the closing levels however Cockhill’s defence stood agency and so they advance to the semi finals and a visit to Limerick in 5 weeks time.

Cockhill overcome Clonmel to succeed in semi-final of FAI Junior Cup was final modified: March 4th, 2024 by Workers Author