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Michael Murphy to the rescue again for Glenswilly as he hits late goal for win over St Michaels

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Michael Murphy to the rescue again for Glenswilly as he hits late goal for win over St Michaels

Michael Murphy hits the winning goal for Glenswilly Picture: Geraldine Diver

Michael Murphy hit a goal in the closing seconds as Glenswilly snatched a dramatic late winner against St Michaels in Pairc Naomh Columba this afternoon.


Glenswilly ….  ……. 2-7

St Michaels ………..2-6


The county skipper also kicked six points for the winners with Caolan Kelly 1-0 and Leon Kelly 0-1 the other Glenswilly scorers.

Odhran McFadden hit both St Michaels goals, while Michael Langan hit three points including two massive long range 60 metre frees in the second half. Michael Cannon, Andrew Kelly and Daniel McLaughlin 0-1 each were the other St Michaels men to hit the target.

St Michaels led 1-3 to 1-2 at half-time and while the locals went one up on the resumption the visitors took the lead again through Odhran McFadden’s second goal and were looking good when they went four up.

Glenswilly pulled two points back late on and St Michaels were holding onto possession and running down the clock w hen Caolan Kelly won possession back and fed Murphy who once again was Glenswilly savour with his late strike.


GLENSWILLY: Gerard McGrenra; Mark McAteer, Eamon Ward, Ruairi Crawford; Ryan Diver, Stephen O’Donnell, Shane McDaid; Neil Gallagher, Sean Wogan; Leon Kelly (0-1), Caolan Kelly (1-0), Oisin Crawford; Caolan McFadden, Michael Murphy (1-6), Cormac Callaghan. Subs: Ciaran Bonner for S O’Donnell inj, Eoghan Devine for S McDaid inj.


ST MICHAELS SCORERS: Odhran McFadden 2-0, Michael Langan 0-3, Michael Cannon, Daniel McLaughlin, Andrew Kelly 0-1 each