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A sweet 16-point win for Clann na nGael over Michael Glaveys

Sep 25, 2021 19:11 By Michael Cooke
A sweet 16-point win for Clann na nGael over Michael Glaveys
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Clann na nGael will play either Oran or Roscommon Gaels in the last four.

Clann na nGael reached the semi-finals of the Hodson Bay Hotel Roscommon SFC after a convincing victory over Michael Glaveys at Dr. Hyde Park today.

Liam Kearns’ men laid a solid foundation in the first half having led 0-16 to 1-2 at half-time before eventually winning 0-25 to 2-3.

Clann na nGael amassed five points inside the first eight minutes with Emmett Kenny and Ciaran Lennon registering a brace each while Ian Harney was also on target.

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Lennon subsequently added two more points which saw Clann na nGael lead 0-7 to 0-2 at the first water break while Cathal Heneghan accounted for all of Michael Glaveys’ scores to date.

Darragh Heneghan found the net a minute after the restart leaving five points between them before Clann na nGael led by 11 points at half-time after hitting nine unanswered scores.

Cathal Heneghan ended his side’s scoring drought on 40 minutes when he slotted over a point but Michael Glaveys still trailed by 13 points at the second water break.

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Clann na nGael stretched the lead to 15 points with seven minutes remaining before Darragh Heneghan grabbed a late consolation goal for Michael Glaveys in the first minute of injury time.

The goal was cancelled out by the third minute of injury time after a point each from Josh Lennon, Ian Harney and Ciaran Lennon sealed a 16-point victory for Clann na Gael.

 

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