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IFC: K'wood too strong for Cortown

05 May 2009

Kilmainhamwood's Ray Magee
Kilmainhamwood 0-11
Cortown 0-6

Kilmainhamwood started off brightly with the wind and Ray Magee got the first score of the day with a well taken point in the 3rd minute. Cortown responded with a point from play in the 5th minute. Magee then hit over a free in the 7th minute. Cortown responded with a free in the 10th minute. Magee kept the scoreboard ticking over with a free in the 12th minute. Magee then got another point from play in the 20th minute. Blood Sub Aidan Crosbie scored a point from play in the 22nd minute. The Wood kept up the pressure with the assistance of the wind and hit three further points through a David Russell 45 in the 26th minute and a brace of points through Magee in the 23rd and 29th minute to lead by 0-8 to 0-2 at the break.

Cortown started the second half brightly with a brace of scores in the 32nd and 36th minute. The Wood responded with a point from centre forward Francis Owens in the 48th minute. Magee pointed from play in the 53rd minute. Cortown had a great oppurtunity to goal but the Combination of keeper Michael Clarke and Damien Cunningham. Andy Farrelly then pointed a free for the wood to leave seven points between the sides. Cortown pushed forward trying to get something out of the game and got a brace of points in the 59th and in injury time to close the gap to five points but the Wood held out for a well deserved win.

Players that shone for the Wood were Michael Clarke, Damien Cunningham, Michael Shankey, Francis Owens and Ray Magee

Best for Cortown were John McFadden, John Casserly, Glen Loughran and Gordon Codd.

Kilmainhamwood: M Clarke, D Cunningham , C Shankey,P Barber , P Moran, S Mulligan,M Shankey, A Farrelly(0-01f), L Shankey, H Corbally, , F Owens(0-01),D Russell ( 0-01 45), P Owens, R Magee (0-07, 3 f) , C Gilcreest. Subs: A Crosbie for D Cunningham (23-30 mins Blood Sub) (0-01), Crosbie for L Shankey

Cortown - J. McFadden; M. Casserly, P. Kerrigan, I. O'Halloran; J. Casserly, B. Casserly, J. McGearty; G. Loughran (0-2), D. Coyne; B. Smith, M. Henry, C. Kerrigan; S. Skelton, D. Casserly, G. Codd (0-4). Subs - R. Flanagan for D. Coyne; J. Fagan for M. Casserly; G. Coyne for D. Casserly.