U14 Football Championship 2013-07-25 10:51:00

Clyda Rovers u 14 Footballers played Kiskeam in the first round of the Championship in Kilbrin on Thursday evening. Clyda opened the scoring with a Dominic Cronin goal, which was soon cancelled out by a Kiskeam goal at the other end. Kiskeam then added 3 points to their tally, followed by a Clyda point from Dominic Cronin, leaving it 1-1 to 1-3 to Kiskeam. Kiskeam were then awarded a penalty which went straight to the back of the net, followed by Clyda points from Conor Corbett and Ben O Connor. The last score of the first half was a point for Kiskeam, leaving four between the sides at the short whistle, 2-4 to 1-3 to Kiskeam. Both sides traded points at the start of the second half, before Kiskeam put over two unanswered points , giving them a 2-8 to 1-5 advantage. It looked like the game could be gone away from Clyda at this stage, but from here on in things swung completely in Clyda's favour. Clyda were awarded a penalty which Sean O Shea lobbed into the back of the net, followed by a point from Sean and two from Ben O Connor and suddenly the game was level. The Clyda back line and midfield defended with their lives to keep their lines clear , with new comer Matthew McEntee proving very effective and Clyda held Kiskeam scoreless for the rest of the game. Two further points from Conor Corbett and a Sean O Shea free
saw Clyda run out winners on a score line of 2-10 to 2-8. TEAM: Sean Kelly, Sean O Callaghan, Daniel Firzpatrick, David Walsh, Eamonn Doherty, Darragh Buckley, Matthew McEntee, Ben O Connor, Sean O Shea, Dominic Cronin, Conor Corbett, Dylan O Shea. SUB USED: Michael O Callaghan.

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