Watch: Spiddal goalkeeper leaves his line and Naomh Eanna take full advantage

January 20, 2019

Galway's Maghnus Breathnach reacts to saving a penalty. ©INPHO/Bryan Keane.

Spiddal goalkeeper Maghnus Breathnach won’t care to be reminded about the third goal that Naomh Eanna scored in today’s All-Ireland Club IFC semi-final at Pairc Tailteann.

The Galway and Connacht champions lost out by 0-11 to 3-9 to their Antrim opponents and the concession of the third goal was one of the main talking points after the final whistle.

With his team on the back foot, Breathnach - who was the Galway hero in their FBD League penalty shoot-out victory over Mayo last weekend - decided to leave this line to help out his outfield colleagues in the 26th minute but it proved a costly decision when he was robbed of possession and Naomh Eanna midfielder Joe Maskey took full advantage from long range…

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