Clarecastle superior eye for goals in the second half saw them claim the U14B Shield Final in Ogonnelloe this morning after a 4-11 to 1-13 victory over Scariff/Ogonnelloe. With great skill and effort by both teams it was no easy win as Scariff/Ogonnelloe began the scoring with 4 points inside the opening 8 minutes. Clarecastle soon settled with a brace of points from Conor Ralph (0-3 2f). While both sides exchanged further points it was Scariff/Ogonnelloe goal in the 20th minute that put them in a strong position with a 1-8 to 0-5 at half-time.
In the first quarter of the second half the Magpies hit five unanswered scores through Harry Doherty (1-2, 1f), Ruairi Keogh (1-0), Milan McInerney (0-1), while Scariff Ogonnelloe added 0-3 to their tally.
In the final 15 minutes the Magpies never looked back and continued to stretch their lead with scores from Harry Doherty (1) and Conor Ralph (1). A fourth goal with two minutes remaining from Ralph left the score beyond doubt to earn a comfortable victory.
Scorers: Harry Doherty (2-6 3f)
Conor Ralph (1-4, 3f)
Ruairi Keogh (1-0)
Milan McInerney (0-1)
Well done to all the players & management.
Panel: Eoghan Geers, Tadhg Duffy, Luke Slattery (Capt), Donnacha Cassidy, Fionn Plunkett, Sean Meere, Rory Ralph, Tom Slattery, Harry Doherty, Milan McInerney, Conor Ralph, Gavin McEnery, Fionn O’Leary, Daragh O’Callaghan, Ruairi Keogh, Eoin Kearney, Charlie McFadden, Killian Casey, Paddy Sweeney, Kieran Healy, Jack Ellingstad, Oisin Cunnigham, Daniel Quinn, Darragh McDonnell, Harry O’Donoghue, Jack Mullahy, John Keenan & Ryan Walsh