Match Report

St’Joseph’s Doora Barefield Senior Football Championship R3 Game

The parish lads were hard luck on the loss back in a wet wet windy evening back in Miltown. The lads started of will in the first half and held Doonbeg to one point lead in the first half. A will worked goal on the 18 min from Daragh Corry where it was caught out of the sky from a will kick pass from Davy Conroy, the sides at half time was Doora Barefield 1.02 Doonbeg 4 points where Tubridy landed 4 points. The parish had Doonbeg on the ropes and was there a shock on the cards. Davy O Brien notched over his 4 point on the 42 min from play. Doora Barefield had the wind and winning dirty ball here and there but from somewhere Doonbeg went to the well and turned the game on its head with a score of 2.02 within five mins of the second half 47 – 52 min of second half. Two goals in the second half were the turning point of the game where they should have been cleared where the second was on a turn over from a kick out and high ball into the small square where it was not cleared. The Doora lads did not give up and pulled back a will worked goal from corner back Peter Colins on the 54 min to leave 2 points in the game. The two sides kept at it but the Magpies pulled away where their confidence increased. The Doora lads were up by 3 in the first half and by blink of a eye we were trailing by 4 in the second half, the Doonbeg lads pulled away in injury time to book a place in the last 8. Where the Doora lads go into the Senior B finals.

Niall Duggan Peter Collins (1.0 ) Steve Collins Paudie Nugent Kevin Harrington Conor O Brien Philp Ryan Alan O Neill Tom Hannon Sean Flynn Eoin Hanrahan Declan Malone David O Brien (4 )  Daragh Corry ( 1.0 ) Davy Conroy


Ian Lyons for Sean Flynn 35 min, Kevin Dilleen for Declan Malone 37 min,  Aaron Landy for Davy Conroy 41 min,Leo Duggun for Conor O Brien 50 min, Conor Brannock for Ian Lyons 55 min.