Cordal Senior’s played Knocknagoshal to claim their sixth win out of six in this year’s Division Five County League. The win was fitting on the eve of the Club’s unveiling of the Tom Wrenn Memorial Stand in memory of Tom Wrenn who sadly passed away last year. Cordal held an eleven point lead with 0-16 to Knocknagoshal’s 0-05 at the final whistle.
The first half kicked off with a Cordal point scored by T.J O’Connor. This was followed by a Knocknagoshal point scored by David O’Donoghue before Cordal went on a scoring frenzy scoring eight points in a row. The second quarter was more even with Cordal missing scoring opportunities. Both sides scored two points a piece. Half time left Knocknagoshal down by nine points at 0-03 to Cordal’s 0-12.
The second half was more prosperous for Knocknagoshal they heavily defended their goals and reduced Cordal’s amount of points scored from twelve to four. Knocknagoshal added two points to their own tally. A crucial moment came in the tenth minute when Cordal goalie Sean Óg O’Ciardubháin saved a near goal for Knocknagoshal. Cordal only managed to add one final point in the fourth quarter scored by Philip Griffin due to Knocknagoshal’s good defending. Full time left Cordal on top at 0-16 to Knocknagoshal’s 0-05.
Well done Cordal on another win!
15. Billy Cronin
Subs: Jason Cronin, Pádraig O’Connell, Tim O’Donoghue, Tomás Brosnan, Sean Walsh, Kieran Enright