MacCumhaills got here from seven factors right down to beat Glenswilly and attain the senior championship semi-final led by the excellent Oisín Gallen who scored 1-09.
These two groups got here impressively by means of their preliminary quarter-finals in opposition to Glenfin and 4 Masters and this fixture was anticipated to be a intently contested affair.
The sport started at a busy tempo and so they shared 4 factors within the opening ten minutes, Caolan Kelly and Gary McFadden for Glenswilly, Oisín Gallen and Jamie Keegan for MacCumhaills. Keegan had nearly obtained MacCumhaills off to the right begin as his shot crashed off the crossbar and was collected by defender and an enormous second averted for Glenswilly.
Play swung from finish to finish because the factors flew over at each ends. Michael Murphy added two and Gary McFadden obtained his second to place Glenswilly three forward, 0-05 to 0-2. Keegan and Gallen replied to go away a degree in it however then Glenswilly added 4 of the following 5 scores, Shaun Wogan, Murphy, Caoimhin Marley and Keelan Dunleavy all scoring to Gallen’s lone reply for MacCumhaills, 0-09 to 0-05.
Then within the twenty ninth minute catastrophe for MacCumhaills when Eoin Gallen’s brief kick out was intercepted by the alert Gary McFadden who feed Michael Murphy and he hammered the ball excessive into the online, 1-09 to 0-05.
To their credit score MacCumhaills responded with a Oisín Gallen free after which within the thirty third minute Gallen’s try at one other level dropped brief and deceived keeper Keelan McFadden and ended up within the web to go away it 1-09 to 1-06 at half-time.
Gary McFadden obtained the primary rating of the second-half and Glenswilly led by 4 however then MacCumhaills took command with 5 factors in a row, Keegan, Cian Mulligan, Joel Bradley-Walsh and two from Oisín Gallen and so they led for the primary time, 1-11 to 1-10.
Again got here Glenswilly, McFadden, Daithi Gildea and Murphy to steer by two. Joel Bradley-Walsh and Murphy exchanged factors however that proved to be Glenswilly’s final rating as MacCumhaills dominated the ultimate ten minutes. Keegan and Chad McSorley levelled it up at 1-14 every however then the Brillant Oisín Gallen took over with three tremendous scores to ship his workforce to the semi-final.
Glenswilly: Keelan McFadden, Jake Kelly, Mark McAteer , Caolan Kelly (0-01), Donal Gallagher, Jack Gallagher, Shane McDaid, Shaun Wogan (0-01), Caoimhin Marley (0-01), Cormac Callaghan, Shane McDevitt, Keelan Dunleavy (0-01), Gary McFadden (0-04), Michael Murphy (1- 05), Oisin Crawford.
Subs: Daithi Gildea (0-01) for Crawford (47mins), Sean Collum for McDaid (51mins).
Sean MacCumhaills: Eoin Gallen, Cian Mulligan (0-01), Ruairi Callaghan, Aaron Gillhooley, Shaun McMenamin, Andrew McCloskey, Sean Martin, Steven O’Reilly, Joe Boyle, Sean Breen ,Jamie Keegan (0-04), Chad McSorley (0-01), Oisin Gallen (1-09), Joel Bradley Walsh (0-02),Conor McGinty.
Subs: Kevin McCormick for Breen (h/t).
Referee: Jimmy White (Killybegs).
MacCumhaills full 7-point comeback to defeat Glenswilly was final modified: September thirtieth, 2023 by