Churchill defeated the home team,Listry, with a goal in the last minute from substitute Jack Kelliher in this 3rd round Premier Junior championship game played in Listry. This result especially with that goal meant Churchill advanced to the semi final.
This had been a close game all through. Listry dominated the first quarter but some poor shooting which resulted in 4 wide’s in the first quarter left the sides level at the end of the quarter. Listry’s point came from Ronan Buckley to Churchill”s Ivan Parker reply. Aaron McCarthy and Billy o Brien added further points for Listry while Sean Donnellan and Michael Brennan scored for Churchill before Sean O Sullivan gave Listry the lead going into the break with a point. Listry0-4 Churchill 0-3.
Listry started the second half with 2 points inside the first 2 minutes and points from Sean O Sullivan and Gary O Sullivan stretched their lead to 0-3 but they were not to score for the remainder of the game. Churchill finally got on level terms after points from Chris Hurley and two frees from Michael O Brien. Both sides had chances to get back in front but we had to wait until added time for the goal that decided not only this game but the group standings which resulted in Churchill going to the semi final.
Final score Churchill 1-6 Listry 0-6.

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