Rock Sarsfield 2-9 Na Fianna 2-8

Rock Sarsfield Emerge in Tight Tussle.

Our minor team continued their winning ways in the GRM minor football league division 2 with an impressive win against Na Fianna on a score-line Rock Sarsfield 2-9 Na Fianna 2-8. The game was end to end stuff and we enjoyed a good share of possession during the opening half and at the break we had a marginal lead 1-4 to 0-5. Scores coming from the boots of Mark McGuirk 1-1, Christopher Greenan 0-1, Gavin Farrelly 0-1 and Lorcan Smyth 0-1

The second half began with the same speed and intensity as the first with both teams producing some high quality football and by the 6th minute we stretched our lead to six points 2-6 to 0-6, with scores coming from Gavin Farrelly 1-0, Keelan Clerkin 0-1 and Mark McGuirk 0-1. Na Fianna closed the gap when they scored a goal from the penalty spot and notched over a point on the 15th minute but additional scores from Christopher Kilpatrick 0-1 and Marcartan Kearns 0-2 ensured we kept a five point gap 2-9 to 1-7. With five minutes remaining we had a few clear chances to extend our lead but unfortunately we were off target. Na Fianna, on the other hand kicked a point on the 26th minute and they managed to blast the ball past our goal-keeper with virtually the last kick of the game to leave the final score Rock Sarsfield 2-9 Na Fianna 2-8.

This was a great team effort and the lads showed plenty of heart and fighting spirit as they battled hard for every ball. Let’s hope they can repeat the performance next Tuesday night (10th May) when they take on neighbours Latton at 7.45pm. Well done lads and keep up the good work. Please click the link below to view a selection of action shots.

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