Roche Emmets 2-10 Dundalk Gaels 1 -10
The Gaels failed to recover from the concession of two early goals this afternoon in Roche as they suffered their first defeat in the Division 2 league.
Within the first ten minutes the Gaels found themselves 5 points behind with just a point from Jason Clarke to respond to the two early goals. The Gaels went in at half time 7 points behind with their four first half points coming from two Gary Shevlin frees, a Jason Clarke point and one from Mark Hanna. The second half improved with the Gaels bringing the difference to just three points but were unable to find a goal to level things before the final whistle. The Gaels will play the Clans on Thursday in the Ramparts.
Joe O’Donoghue, James Lynch, David McComish, Mark Hanna (0-1), Emmet Lindsay, Oisin Murray, Gary Shevlin (0-4, 4f), Derek Crilly (0-1), Jordan Keating, Luke Murray, Sean Murray, John O’Hare, Jason Clarke (0-1), Thomas O’Connell (1-0), Eanna McArdle (0-3, 2f)
Subs used: Kyle Rafferty, Sean McCann, Adrian Rafferty, Aaron Culligan, Chris sweeney.