Clarecastle overcome Corofin in high scoring Minor Shield Final

posted 18 Oct 2015, 08:08 by Corofin GAA   [ updated 18 Oct 2015, 08:17 ]

Minor Football Division 2 Shield Final

Clarecastle 8-5 (29)  Corofin 4-12 (24)

October 18th, 2015

Hard luck to the Corofin minor footballers who came up short in the Division 2 Shield Final, as Clarecastle had 5 points to spare at the end of the game to emerge victorious. Extra time was required to settle the contest, as the sides finished level at the end of normal time: Clarecastle 4-5 Corofin 2-11. However, a flurry of goals during the second period of extra time edged the game in Clarecastle's favour, but Corofin to their credit never gave up and kept battling right down to the final minute.


The following was the Corofin team line-out and scorers:

1. Eoin Leen

2. Seán O'Brien

3. Stephen Burke 0-2

4. Liam Cosgrove

5. Rory Conroy

6. Shay Malone 0-3 (0-2 frees) 

7. Ross Hayes 1-0 

8. Conor O'Loughlin 

9. Cilléin Mullins

10. Gearóid Cahill 1-1 

11. Cillian Clancy

12. Eoin Hogan 

13. Tola Neylon 

14. Damien O'Loughlin 2-3  

15. Aidan Collins 0-3  


Subs:
Conor Wynne   for   Eoin Hogan