May 23, 2024

After trailing by a aim at halftime St.Eunans powered to victory with a powerful second half efficiency, the introduction of Niall O Donnell definitely proving key to their success.

St Eunans…1-13 Aodh Rua…2-5

By Charlie Collins

Aodh Rua bought the absolute best begin with a breakaway aim by Cian Dolan after St.Eunans had misplaced possession and Dolan was utterly free in entrance of aim.

They adopted that with some extent from Diarmaid McInerney in third minute and we needed to wait to the tenth minute for Eunans first rating, some extent from Peter McEniff .

Aodh Rua’s tactic of defending in numbers and breaking out at tempo after they received possession was working however not producing scores but additionally denying St.Eunans any house to work with.

Not fairly however efficient and simply earlier than half-time Cian Dolan added one other level for Aodh Rua and Eoin Dowling slotted over a Eunans free and at halftime Aodh Rua led by 1-02 to 0-02 and St.Eunans needing to work out a approach to break them down.

Cian Dolan opened the second-half with some extent however the newly launched Niall O Donnell replied for Eunans, 1-03 to 0-03.

Eunans regarded to have upped the ante and Shane O Donnell instantly added their fourth level. Philip Patton transformed a close-in free and the hole was three once more, that early aim nonetheless the distinction.

That rapidly modified when Shane O Donnell and Conor O Donnell Jnr each scored from play to depart only a level between them for the primary time.

That additionally rapidly modified as Niall O Donnell scored an excellent level off his left foot and the groups had been stage.

Two minutes later Eunans had been forward for the primary time with a Conor O Donnell Jnr level and Niall O Donnell’s third level put them two forward, 0-09 to 1-04.

When O Donnell kicked his fourth and Peter McEniff his second to make it eight in a row for Eunans they had been 4 forward , 0-11 to 1-04.

Eoin Mc Geehin made that 5 along with his first rating and Eunans wanting like transferring ahead to the semi-final.

Peter Devine added one other level however Aodh Rua had a sting within the tail as Cian Dolan slotted in a second aim and within the subsequent assault Mark McaGlynn pointed to depart two factors in it and remarkably recreation on once more.

Nonetheless, Eunans had the final say when the broke out and Dara Mulgrew slotted house a aim to depart the ultimate rating 1-13 to 2-05.

Aodh Rua ; Peter Boyle , Kyle Murray, Conor Patton , Colm Kelly , Michael McKenna , Eamonn McGrath , Niall Murray, Shane McGrath , Cian Dolan (1-01), , ,Diarmaid McInerney (0-01) , Cian Rooney(0-01), Philip Patton (0-01), Eddie Lynch , David Dolan (1-00), Eoghain Kelly . Subs;Mark McGlynn (0-01), David Drummond , Nathan Boyle .

St. Eunans ; Shaun Patton, Conor Morrison , Caolan Ward , Peter Devine (0-01), Kieran Tobin, Eamonn Doherty, Peter McEniff (0-02 ) , Dara Mulgrew (1-0) Kevin Kealy , Eoin Dowling (0-01) , Shane O Donnell ( 0-02), Conor Moore ,Conor O Donnell Jnr, ( 0-02), Dylan Duggan, Eoin McGeehin(0-01). Sub ;Niall O Donnell ( 0-04) , Aaron Deeney , Brian McIntyre , Sean McVeigh.

GAA: St Eunans dominate second half to succeed in Senior Championship semi-final was final modified: September thirtieth, 2023 by Workers Author