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Lavey book spot in the first ever Ulster minor final

Derry champions went 22 minutes without a score

ULSTER CLUB MFC SEMI-FINAL

Lavey 0-11
Enniskillen 0-5

Lavey booked their place in a first ever Ulster minor final at St Paul's after Sunday's win over 2017 champions Enniskillen.

With four different scorers, the Derry side were four ahead after 16 minutes.

Patrick McGurk fired over effort from a testing angle after Matthew Downey's delightful chip lift on the run.

It was followed by a monster effort from his brother James after a sustained period of keep ball outside Enniskillen's defensive wall.

Enniskillen came into the game on the back of their eye for goal.  In Lavey's defence, led by Jamie Duggan's marking job on Conor Love, they met their match.

Matthew Downey put Lavey into a 0-8 to 0-1 lead early in the second-half and Lavey were in cruise control.

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Enda Downey was denied a goal by 'keeper Quinn at the end of the neat Lavey move in the 42nd minute.

The Erin's Own side didn't score for the next 22 minutes until Matthew Downey's insurance point.

Lavey will play the winners of Thursday's semi-final between Kilcoo and Donegal champions Termon, with the final is set for the traditional New Year's Day slot.

Lavey scorers: Matthew Downey (0-7, 5f), Enda Downey, Rory McGill, James and Patrick McGurk (0-1 each).

Enniskillen scorers: James O'Donnell (0-3f), Conor Love (free) and Barrai O'Keefe (0-1 each).

Report in this week's County Derry Post, out on Monday this week.

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