Full-Time: 3-07 v 0-07
Having led by eight factors at half-time and following an excellent comeback to inside three by Milford, Cloughaneely wanted two late objectives, one from a penalty to lastly full this necessary Spherical Two championship victory.
Each these groups misplaced their opening video games final week so this was a key one for them when it comes to taking a prime twelve within the championship.
The house staff welcomed again County participant Jason McGee from his profitable journey to america.
Shaun Curran opened the rating from a free after a foul on McGee within the fourth minute.
Kane Barrett acquired Milford on the scoresheet with a positive level from play however Ciaran Coll replied to place the house staff forward once more. Milford then created a superb objective likelihood when Darragh Black burst via and when his effort was blocked the ball broke to Rory O Donnell however his effort was additionally blocked.
A minute later the ball was within the internet however on the different finish, Blake McGarvey did brillantly earlier than organising John Fitzgerald who blasted the ball into the underside nook, 1-02 to 0-01.
The house staff pressed on from there with three wonderful factors in a row, Ciaran Coll, Darren Ferry, and Conor Coll all scoring from play and the lead was out to seven.
Kane Barrett acquired a second for Milford however Coyle and Ferry added two extra for Cloughaneely they usually led by 1-07 to 0-02 on the break however would face into the robust breeze within the second-half.
Milford acquired a terrific begin to the half with 4 factors in a row and proper again in it, Cathal McGettigan, Kane Barrett, Conor Gormley and Kyle Black all scored, Barrett’s fisted effort from shut vary might have completed within the internet however Milford had been again within the sport.
After a scoreless interval Kyle Black acquired his second level to go away only a objective in it and Cloughaneely nonetheless with no rating within the second- half and kicking some dangerous wides.
Nonetheless they did lastly rating after they had been awarded a penalty when a Milford defender lifted the ball off the bottom within the field and John Fitzgerald confidently hammered it to the web and 5 minutes later Conor Coyle added a 3rd when Milford had been caught spare on the again to make it 3-07 to 0-07 and Milford’s good second-half comeback ended.
Not a classic Cloughaneely efficiency however two necessary factors gained.
Cloughaneely : Sean McClafferty, Michael Fitzgerald, Shaun Curran (0-01), Cian McFadden, Mark Harley, Ciaran Scanlon, Daire Ferry, Jason McGee, Darren McGeever, Conor Coyle (0-02), Darren Ferry ( 0-02), Ciaran Coll ( 0-02),, Blake McGarvey, Ethan Friel, John Fitzgerald (2-00/1pen).
Subs: Paul Sweeney for McGeever ( 56mins) Cillian Gallagher for Coll (58mins).
Milford: Shea McBride, Shaun Coffey, Shay Durning, Finn Coll, Ronan Docherty, James Doyle, Kyle Black (0-02), Rory O’Donnell, Conor Gormley (0-01), Darragh Black, Caolan Bolton, Lorcan Friel., Shane Black, Kane Barrett ( 0-03 ), Cathal McGettigan (0-01).
Subs: Patrick Ferry for Durning (36mins), Martin Doyle for Shane Black ( 45mins), Durning for Friel (56mins).
Referee : Seamus McGonagle ( Aodh Rua).
Late objectives give Cloughaneely a hard-earned victory over Milford was final modified: August twenty seventh, 2023 by