Football championship - Randals v Newcestown - 2020-07-27 18:00:00

Randals got over the first hurdle in the junior B football championship on Sunday evening. 26th July, at Enniskeane with a narrow win over Newcestown.

It was a close,  low scoring game. with no more than two points between the sides at any stage. The weather forecast had indicated rain and it arrived with a continuous downpour late in the second half.

There was a good start for Randals with two early points. Conor O'Neill sent over from a free in the first minute and Eoin O'sullivan was set up by Seadhna Crowley for a great second point a minutes later.

Newcestown had drawn level by the tenth minute but Conor O'Neill was on target again to restore the lead at the end of the first quarter.

Another free and another equaliser from Newcestown came in the sixteenth minute, but Conor O'Neill scored again, coming up to twenty six minutes,  and a stoppage time point from Kevin Dullea gave Randals a 0-5 to 0-3 lead at half time.

There were only three scores in the second half.  Randals came under siege for some minutes early on in the half but the defence held firm. It was close to final quarter, when the next score came, a point by Newcestown to make it 0-5 to 0-4.

There was little over five minutes to go, when Sam Kingston got what was the winnng score. Newcestown got another point to narrow the margin again bur that was the last score of the game and it was : Randal Og  0-6  Newcestwn  0-5 at full time.

Team :  Ciaran Murray, Cian O'Neill, Conor O'Connell, Stephen Crowley, Padraig Galvin, Seamus Crowley, Peter Collins, Seadhna Crowley, Shane Patterson, Barry O'Driscoll, Kevin Dullea, Donncha Collins, Eoghan O'Sullivan, Conor O'Neill, Cathal Duggan.

Subs:  Ian Crowley, Sam Kingston, Gerard Lynch, Andrew McCarthy.

Lotto Results


No winner of Monday nights lotto draw

3 Lucky Dip Winners

€50 - Sophie O'Connell, Edencurra

€25 - Eileen Harrington, Nedineagh

€25 - Michael O'Donovan, Manch

Next draw will take place on Monday 2nd October for a jackpot prize of €3,000