East Kerry Junior League Round 3

Legion 3-12 Spa 2-09

Legion hosted Spa in their round 3 game, in the East Kerry Junior League, sponsored by Patrick Doyle Haulage. Two goals in quick succession for Legion midway through the first half from Derek Twomey and Rhyss Farrell paved the way for a six point victory in Derreen against Spa last week. By the interval the home side were ahead on a 2-06 to 0-02 scoreline. However, on the restart, Pat Cronin scored a cracking goal for Spa but Alan Moriarty cancelled it out by raising another green flag for Legion. At this stage, it looked like the home side would take the two league points with ease but a good closing fifteen minutes saw Spa score an impressive goal and five points with Jamie Spillane and John Falvey contributing well. However, Legion through Ciaran O’ Grady and Scott O’ Mahony scored the last couple of points to leave the final score Legion 3-12 Spa 2-09.


Rathmore 0-13 Gneeveguilla 2-07

Gneeveguilla travelled to Rathbeg for what was a very tight affair played between two local rivals, in round 3 of the East Kerry Junior League. Rathmore got off to a lively opening with scores from John Buckley and Mark T. Reen. However, Gneeveguilla was awarded a penalty and Gerard Moynihan duly pointed from the close range. Rathmore went into the break 4 points to the good.

The second half was a tense battle which saw Gneeveguilla turn the game around, changing the deficit to a 3 point lead 45 minutes into the game, thanks to two well taken penalties. The game turned once again as Rathmore began to dominate around the middle area of the field and were rewarded with three Sean O`Riordan frees. The sides finished level on a scoreline of Rathmore 0-13 Gneeveguilla 2-07.


Glenflesk 3-14 Kilcummin 1-08

Glenflesk were at home to Kilcummin in round 3 of the East Kerry Junior League, sponsored by Patrick Doyle Haulage. The home side got off to a great start with an early goal from the boot of Gary O’Donoghue. The home side went on to notch up a succession of points before Conor O’Donoghue found the net for a second Glenflesk goal, late in the first half, giving the home side a considerable lead at the break. Half time score: Glenflesk 2-09 Kilcummin 0-02.

Kilcummin rallied in the second half and came back into the game when Ritchie O’Connor scored a goal and a couple of points from frees. However, although the sides notched up similar scores in the second half, the Glenflesk lead proved too great to bridge. John Healy rattled the net for a third Glenflesk goal, ten minutes into the half, giving Kilcummin a mountain to climb. Glenflesk ran out winners on a final scoreline of Glenflesk 3-14 Kilcummin 1-08. Glenflesk play Rathmore in Rathbeg in the Division 1 semi final.


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