McGee propels Maynooth to win

February 15, 2007
Francis McGee stole the show as Maynooth recorded a 0-14 to 0-7 win over Dundalk IT to make it into the Sigerson Cup quarter-finals. Hosts Dundalk started the game in bright fashion and three converted frees by Michael Lennon helped them into a three points lead at the end of the opening quarter. However three points from McGee and a brace from Louth native Pat Halligan hauled the Kildare-based side back into a 0-7 to 0-4 interval lead. The second half belonged to McGee with five unanswered points inside a six minute period ensuring a place in the last eight for Maynooth. NUI Maynooth - P Cunningham; K Lawlor, S Lawlor, C Freeman; C Lynch, S Colter, G Brennan; C Gurn, P Callaghan; P Halligan 0-2, P Colden 0-1, M Cahill; N Jordan, E Kelly 0-1, F McGee 0-9. Subs - G McArdle for S Lawlor, N Jordan for C Freeman, R McCabe 0-1 for M Cahill. Dundalk IT - D Nolan; E Greenan, A Clark, R Brennan; R McNally, M Lennon 1-3, B Donnelly; JB Reilly 0-1, W Reilly; P Smith, S Coyle, P Young; K McConnell, D Crilly 0-1, A Farrell 0-1. Subs - A White for K McConnell, A Ward for K McConnell, A Reid for A Farrell, C Sheridan for P Young, R Ruddy for M Lennon. Referee - C Reynolds (Down)


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