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Colmcille open Longford championship with victory

Jul 29, 2022 21:07 By Dave Hooper
Colmcille open Longford championship with victory Colmcille open Longford championship with victory
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Opening night victory for Colmcille

Colmcille opened the Peter Hanley motors Longford senior championship with a six point victory over Clonguish.

Colmcille led four points to three at half-time. Jack Macken sending over three frees for Colmcille.

The game turned abruptly in the opening moments of the second-half, Cathal McCabe finding the back of the Clonguish net.

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The sides exchanged points for the next 12 minutes leaving the game 1-6 to six points with a quarter left to play.

However Colmcille’s fitness told as they opened a four point gap with 10 minutes remaining. Clonguish did not register a score in the final period as Colmcille won 1-9 to seven points.

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