22 May 2022

Foreglen goals not enough to stop Steelstown

Rory Maguire found the net for the Brian Ógs

Foreglen goals not enough to stop Steelstown

Rory Maguire scored Steelstown's goal at Foreglen. (Pic: Mary K Burke)

Despite playing into a stiff breeze, Steelstown laid their foundations for victory at Foreglen with nine first-half points.


Steelstown 1-18
Foreglen 3-4
Hugh McGrath handed a senior debut to All-Ireland minor winner Donncha Gilmore.

Steelstown were 0-9 to 0-2 ahead on the cusp of half-time when Kevin Dunne took advantage of a defensive mix-up to score his fourth goal of the season.

The visitors passed up two clear goal chances early in the second-half and were made to pay when Foreglen struck for their second goal with Cahir O'Connor capitalising on a high ball.

Rory Maguire scored Steelstown's goal in the second-half, with Eoghan Bradley and Morgan Murray pointing the way to victory.

There was still time for Kevin Dunne to continue his run when he tucked away a late penalty, but Steelstown still pulled clear for victory.

STEELSTOWN: Marty Dunne; Oran Fox, Kevin Lindsay, Ryan McCloskey; Diarmuid Baker, Jason McAleer, Eoghan Concannon; Ryan Devine (0-3), Shane O'Connor (0-1); Donncha Gilmore, Eoghan Bradley (0-4), Rory Maguire (1-1); Mark Foley (0-1), Gareth Logue (0-1), Morgan Murray (0-5, 3f)
SUBS: John Boyle, Ciaran Flanagan, Eamon Donnelly, Cormac Mooney (0-1), Mickey McKinney (0-1f)

FOREGLEN: Ryan Downey; Fintan O'Hara, John Duffy, Conrad Sheerin; Liam O'Hara, Oisin Duffy James O'Kane; Niall McConway, Sean O'Connor (0-1); Eoghan Duffy, Caolan O'Connor, Liam Downey; Cahir O'Connor (1-0), Kevin O'Connor (0-1), Kevin Dunne (2-2)
SUBS: Odhran McFeely, Christopher Dunne, Eunan McFeely, Odhran Doherty

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