OB Construction Intermediate Football Championship – Group
Con Magees 5-23 Pearses 1-2
Con Magees Glenravel finished their Group 1 campaign with a big win over last years’ Junior Champions Pearses at the Crikey on Sunday afternoon. The Glenravel men had the upper hand in the first half and led by 2-10 to 1-0 at half time, their goals coming from Aidan O’Donnell on six minutes and Eamon Ward.In the second half Glenravel pushed on and added goals from Sean McKay, Rian Lennon, plus one from a penalty by Eamon Ward, whose grandfather Jimmy Ward was a member of the Sarsfields team who beat Pearses in the 1967 Antrim Senior final.
Pearses goalkeeper Eamonn McKenna comes within a fraction of an inch of saving Eamonn Ward’s late penalty
Glenravel now face Gort na Móna in the quarter final in two weeks time.
CON MAGEES Johnny Fyfe, Sean Paul McKenna, Eoin McCusker, Charlie Henry, Rian Lennon, David Higgins, Daniel McQuillan, Calum Higgins, Martin McCarry, Cormac McKeown, Eoin Hynds, Conor McNeill, Eamon Ward, Aidan O’Donnell, Sean McKay.
PEARSES Eamonn McKenna, Ciaran McCavana, Thomas McFarlane, Aidan Bannon, Jay Collins, Nathan Gorman, Gerard Campbell, Piaras Donaghy, Cormac O’Neill, Phil Murray, John Hale, Sean Moreland, Brendan Devine, Barry Harper, Aodhan McCavana.
Referee – Fiontann McCotter