Junior Footballers enjoy facile win

November 8, 2018

Edenderry junior footballers defeated Rhode on Sunday in their first game in Division 3 of the football league on a comprehensive scoreline of 4-17 to 1-07.

Edenderry laid the foundations for this victory with a dominant first half performance when they outscored the visitors 3-09 to 0-04, with goals from Barry Moore, Sean Og Farrell and Derek Kelly.

The second half saw the introduction of Stephen Abbott, Shane Steel, David Farrelly, John Gorman and Colin McNamara into the action. While Edenderry didn’t have the same dominance of the first half, they still outscored Rhode by 1-08 to 1-03, with Edenderry’s only goal coming from John Gorman.

The Reds had good performances from Ciaran Cummins, Diarmuid Meleady, Gary Blong, Dan Nolan, Barry Moore and Derek Kelly, while Stephen Abbott and John Gorman made a good impression when brought on.

Edenderry team sheet: Ciaran Cummins; Conor O’Donoghue, David Hanlon, Diarmuid Meleady; Gary Blong, Dan Moloney, Johnny Blong; Shane Connell, Seanie Moore; Padraig Foy, Sean Og Farrell, Dan Nolan; Adrian Forde, Derek Kelly, Barry Moore.

Subs used: Stephen Abbott, Shane Steel, David Farrelly, John Gorman and Colin McNamara.

Referee: Declan Dempsey

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