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Clare edge out Longford

posted 28 Mar 2011, 04:10 by Unknown user   [ updated 28 Mar 2011, 09:54 by Denis Tuohy Agricultural Consultant ]


Clare 1-7            Longford 0-8


CLARE had two points to spare over Longford at Cusack Park, Ennis yesterday.


The home-side enjoyed a 1-6 to 0-4 advantage at the break. 

Although they only managed one score in the second period, a long range David Tubridy pointed free, it still proved enough for their third 

win of this campaign. 

Longford for their part were far too reliant on corner-forward Sean McCormack for scores, while man of the match Gary Brennan supplied 

the game’s only goal with a fisted effort deep into injury-time in the opening half. 

Scorers for Clare: D Tubridy 0-6 (4f), G Brennan 1-1 (0-1f). 

Scorers for Longford: S McCormack 0-6 (3f), N Mulligan, F McGee 0-1 each. 

CLARE: J Hayes; B Duggan, L Healy, M McMahon; K Hartnett, G Kelly, S McNeilis; C O’Connor, G Brennan; M Tubridy, John Hayes, M Foran;

 A Clohessy, N Browne, D Tubridy. 

Subs: S Brennan for O’Connor inj. (18), E Lyons for Foran (34), D O’Neill for Lyons (48), D Blake for John Hayes (56), D O’Connor for M Tubridy (64). 

LONGFORD: D Sheridan; D Brady, B Gilleran, D Reilly; S Mulligan, D Masterson, N Farrell; M Brady, B McElvanney; D Barden, P Barden, 

N Mulligan; D McElligott, P Dowd, S McCormack. 

Subs: B Kavanagh for Dowd (34), F McGee for Mulligan (43), K Diffley for McElvanney (inj. 56), P Foy for Masterson (58), K Mulligan for McElligott (69). 

Referee: L Devaney (Mayo).

 



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