Glenavy in Second Place after win over Dunloy

ACFL Division 2

St.Joseph’s 1.14 v 0.09 Cuchullian’s

While the race for promotion in Division 2 continues and places at the top change from week to week its St. Joseph’s Glenavy who have been plugging away consistently and Sunday’s win over visitors Dunloy sees them move up the table into second place.

Glenavy kept their upward drive with this well merited win over Dunloy. The first half was a forgettable affair with both sides guilty of more wides than scores.

The home side raced into a four point lead with the scores coming from Dominic Gallagher, Ciaran Loney, Owen Gallagher and Alex Gallagher. The North Antrim side halved the sores with a pointed free from Keelan Malloy and one from play by Kevin McAllister.  Owen Gallagher split the posts and cousin added a pointed free to put four between the sides.

Keelan Molloy pulled a point back for his side. Ryan Phillips got on the score sheet to leave four between the sides. Kevin McQuillan and Owen Gallagher exchanged points to leave the score at halftime 0-8 v 0-4 in the hill side’s favour.

Glenavy started the second half in whirlwind fashion with Owen Gallagher getting two points with his brother Patrick getting a well worked goal. Fergus Cunningham added a point quickly followed by a Michael McCourt point leaving their side eleven in front.  Keelan Molloy pointed a free and Owen Gallagher added to his impressive tally when he split the posts.

To their credit the visitors didn’t give up and added four unanswered points from Keelan Molloy with two, and one apiece from Kevin McAllister and Kevin McQuillan. . Michael McCourt got the final score with a point. Referee Jarlath O’Donnell blew the final whistle with the score Glenavy 1-14 v 0-9 Dunloy.


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