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29 Jun 2022

Naomh Columba go on goal rampage in Pairc na nGael to overcome Red Hugh's

Glen men hit the net six times and get points despite Red Hugh's hitting 0-16

Naomh Columba go on goal rampage in Pairc na nGael to overcome Red Hugh's

Lanty Molloy . . . among the goals for Naomh Columba

Naomh Columba took the points in an extraordinary encounter at Pairc na nGall on Sunday afternoon.

Naomh Columba 6-8 

Red Hugh's 0-16

Naomh Columba took the points in an extraordinary encounter at Pairc na nGall on Sunday afternoon.
With only two minutes gone a Fionn Gallagher run finished as he kicked the ball under pressure and it hit off Ronan Gillespie (who knew very little about it) and it landed into back of the net.

Jack Gillespie got a point for Red Hugh's before another goal from Lanty Molloy. A Jack Gillespie free and two from play from Calvin Bradley followed before points from Pauric Cunningham, Ronan Gillespie and Liam Boyle was bookended by another goal before half -time from Paul O'Hare with the score at half-time: Naomh Columba 3-4, Red Hugh's 0-6.

Tim Callaghan had an early second half point for the visitors before goal number four arrived with Darragh Cunningham shooting past Luke Kelly.

Red Hugh's didn't go away as Jack Gillespie got three in a row (two frees) and a Tim Callaghan effort left just four points between the sides with eight minutes left.

Padraig Byrne traded points with Jack Gillespie before the killer fifth goal from Darragh Cunningham, followed swiftly by the sixth from Eric Carr and a point from Pauric Hegarty to complete the scoring.

Naomh Columba scorers: Darragh Cunningham 2-0; Ronan Gillespie, Lanty Molloy 1-1 each; Paul O'Hare, Eric Carr 1-0 each; Padraig Byrne 0-2,2f; Pauric Hegarty, Liam Boyle, Declan McGuire, Pauric Cunningham 0-1 each.

Red Hugh's scorers: Jack Gillespie 0-10,5f; Tim Callaghan, Calvin Bradley, James Doherety 0-2 each.


NAOMH COLUMBA: Shane Ellis;  Paul O Hare, Barry Carr,  Stephen Jones; Kian Gillespie,  Fionn Gallagher,  Pauric Hegarty;  Padraig Byrne,  Declan McGuire;  Darragh Cunningham, Oisin McGinley,   Liam Boyle; Ronan Gillespie,  Lanty Molloy, Pauric Cunningham. Subs: Eric Carr for B Carr  Michael Callaghan  for O McGinley

RED HUGH'S: Luke Kelly;  James Doherty, James Gallagher,  Ryan Kelly; Jason Callaghan,  Shane Gallagher, Shane McGlinchey;   Jack Gillespie,  Darragh McMenamin; Garreth McGill,  Odhran Doherty, Tiernan Kelly;  Tim Callaghan, Calvin Bradley, Michael McMenamin. Sub: Adam Sweeney  for G McGill 

REFEREE: Connie Doherty (Naomh Conaill)

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