Moneygall 1 - Rearcross 'A' 0
Moneygall started this league encounter with gusto and had Rearcross FC on the back foot in the first few minutes when a Moneygall free kick rattled the Rearcross FC crossbar. Rearcross began to gain a foothold in the match and 15 minutes into the game saw Declan O Toole link up with Liam Ryan who in turn set up Derek O Toole. The resultant effort was wide on this occasion. In the 18th minute Moneygall threatened with another free kick effort. Sean Sheehy was on hand to make the save for Rearcross FC. Rearcross had the majority of the chances in the remainder of the first half. The first of these chances came when Eamonn Devitt ventured forward and sent in an inviting cross for the onrunning Robert Harrington. Harrington was unable to keep his header down. Next up to try his luck was Declan O Toole who took a snap shot after a half clearance fell to him at the edge of the box. On the 35 minute mark Matthew Ryan crossed to Derek O Toole who narrowly missed with a headed effort. Robert Harrington and Derek O Toole had two free kick efforts turned past the post before half time. Rearcross had a number of half chances fall to a few players. James Deegan, Matthew Ryan and Greg Kennedy all had efforts of note. Ten minutes from time and Rearcross had a few more chances to steal all three points. Darragh Kennedy and Greg Kennedy both had efforts which they could have converted. Four minutes from time and Moneygall broke the dead lock and scored from a free kick. Rearcross had a final effort from Declan O Toole but came away empty handed on this trip north to Moneygall.
Rearcross 'A': Sean Sheehy, Eamonn Devitt, Eamonn Wade, Tommy Ryan, John Ryan, Gary O Brien, Robert Harrington, Matthew Ryan, Declan O Toole, Derek O Toole, Liam Ryan, Subs: Davy O Toole, Mark Hogan, Darragh Kennedy, Greg Kennedy
Report compiled by Greg Kennedy