Glenfin have enjoyed a fine campaign on their return to the top flight
Glenfin were in the winning enclosure once again with a hard fought win over St Michael’s in Pairc Taobhoige.
St Michaels 0-12
Late goals from Aaron McGlynn and Luke McGlynn sealed the win against a wasteful St Michael’s, who were short of a number of first choice players.
Aaron McGlynn flicked the first on 55 minutes when he got a touch on a Daniel Marley cross to open up a four point lead for the one and only time in a keenly contested league encounter.
Up to that there was never more than two points between the sides after they had traded ends at half-time Glenfin up by a point.
And Luke McGlynn rounded off a swapping move for goal number two after the Michael Langan and Martin McElhinney powered St Michaels had responded to the first Glenfin goal with three quick points.
Langan, who is jetting off to the US next week for a break, landed two of the points and substitute Colin McFadden struck the other. Oisin Langan brought down the curtain on the scoring with a late point deep in injury time.
Glenfin got off to a flying start and posted five points in the opening 10 minutes to race into an 0-5 to 0-1 lead. But St Michael’s, who lost away to Bundoran on Friday night, had a good second quarter and thanks to points from Andrew Kelly, Ruairí Friel, Stephen Doak and McElhinney tied up the game at 0-5 each on 25 minutes.
Daniel Marley struck late to send the locals in 0-6 to 0-5 in front at the break.
The third quarter was pretty even with the locals scoring three points to St Michaels two. But the goals changed all that Glenfin pulled away to win.
Glenfin scorers: Aaron McGlynn 1-2; Luke McGlynn 1-1; Daniel McGlynn and Odhran McGlynn 0-2; Karl McGlynn and Daniel Marley 0-1.
St Michael’s: Michael Langan 0-5,2f; Martin McElhinney 0-2; Stephen Doak, Andrew Kelly, Ruari Friel, Odhran McFadden, Colin McFadden 0-1.
Glenfin: Andrew Walsh; Shane McGinty, John Harkin, Martin O’Donnell,; Odhran McGlynn,Daniel McGlynn,Mark McGinty; Stephen Carr, Stephen Ward; Karl McGlynn, Jason Morrow, Aaron McGlynn, Daniel Marley, Ciaran Brady, Luke ; McGlynn.
Subs: Cian McGlynn for D Marley, Daithi Carr for C Brady. Subs: Aaron McGlynn for G Ward,David Carr for O McGlynn, Ciaran McGlynn for Shaun Ward
St Michael’s: Oisin Cannon; Shane Langan, Liam Paul Ferry,Stephen Doak; Ruairi Friel,Hugh O’Donnell, Kyle McGarvey; Oisin Langan, Bryan Creed; Carlos O’Reilly, Martin McElhinney, Martin Breslin; Andrew Kelly, Michael Langan, Odhran McFadden. Subs: Antoin McFadden for R Friel, Colin McFadden for M Breslin.
Referee: Ryan Walsh (Bundoran)
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