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03 Jul 2022

Late, late penalty gives Naomh Padraig, Lifford a share with Pettigo

Impressive scorer Brian Breslin rescues home side to get a draw

Late, late penalty gives Naomh Padraig, Lifford a share with Pettigo

Naomh Padraig, Lifford

It took a penalty deep in added time to get Naomh Padraig, Lifford a share of the spoils with Pettigo.

Naomh Padraig, Lifford 2-9

Pettigo 1-12

The visitors took the lead midway through the first half with an Eoghan McGoldrick goal and they held that lead until the final play.

Pettigo led by 1-8 to 1-6 at half-time and it looked as if they were on their way to victory when Shaun Robinson hit his fifth point to stretch their lead to 1-12 to 1-9 with time up.

But a late penalty saw Brian Breslin convert to give the home side a share. Breslin was again in magnificent scoring form for the home side, finishing with 2-5. Pettigo lost Jack Britton and Jarlath Leonard to injury in the second half.

Naomh Padraig scorers: Brian Breslin 2-5; Kevin McBrearty 0-2; Conor Breslin, Shane Gallagher 0-1 each.

Pettigo scorers: Shaun Robinson 0-5; Eoghan McGoldrick 1-0; Paul Robinson, Ollie McCaughey, Sean Maher 0-2 each; Conor Honney 0-1.

NAOMH PADRAIG, LIFFORD:  Jordan Nelson;  Johnny Mahon, Charles Dooher, Mickey McBrearty; Rory Brennan, Marty McHugh, Danny Buchanan; Seamus Breslin, Martin Mongan; Conor Breslin, Brian Breslin, Kevin Lynch; Oran Gallen, Kevin McBrearty, Shane Gallagher.

PETTIGO: Adam McBarron; Conor Colton, Kevin Kane, Ciaran Barry; Jarlath Leonard, Jack Britton, Johnny McManus; Conor Honney, Paul Robinson; Ollie McCaughey, Matthew Gallagher, Shaun Robinson; Adrian Britton, Eoghan McGoldrick, Sean Maher. Subs: Callum McGrath for Britton; Patrick Carr for Leonard.

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