Rockcorry 5-9 Truagh 1-6

Second half dominance sees reserve team secure first win

Our reserve team played Truagh last night (Wednesday 11th May) in the Platinum Tanks reserve football league and they picked up their first win of the campaign when they secured the victory on a score-line Rockcorry 5-9 Truagh 1-6.

We had the better of the opening exchanges and raced into an early lead, leading by 1-5 to 0-1 after sixteen minutes of play with scores coming from Dwayne Rooney 1-2, Barry Patterson 0-1, Anthony Tate 0-1 and Colin Quinn 0-1. The remaining ten minutes of the half Truagh found their form and notched over three further points to leave the half time score Rockcorry 1-5 Truagh 0-4.

On the restart, both teams exchanged scores, Colin Quinn firing over two points while Truagh scored 1-1 to leave just two points separating the sides with seven minutes played. This seemed to wake our lads up and we began to reassert our dominance and notched up 3-2 to take an impressive  thirteen point lead. Scores coming from the boots of Dwayne Rooney 1-1, Keelan Clerkin 1-0, Anthony Tate 1-0 and Liam Connolly 0-1. Truagh responded with a point on the 24th minute but Colin Quinn had the last say when he slipped the ball past the goalkeeper, “Messi style”, to leave the final score Rockcorry 5-9 Truagh 1-6.

Team & Scorers: Stephen Lynch, Cathal Sheridan, Rory Carroll, Colin Reilly, Shane Wynne, Owen Fitzpatrick, Keelan Clerkin 1-0, Liam Connolly 0-1, Barry Patterson 0-1, Colin Quinn 1-3, Dwayne Rooney 2-3, Conor McGeough, Declan McCullagh, Anthony Tate 1-1, and Seamus Carroll. Subs: Pauric Reilly for Declan McCullagh, Kyle Rooney for Shane Wynne and Christopher Greenan for Anthony Tate.

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