BALLYBAY TO FACE EXPERIENCED DOWN CHAMPIONS IN CLONES

2 November 2012 No Comments by The Northern Standard

JOHN GRAHAM Reports
Ballybay take part in the Ulster senior club championship for the first time in 25 years when they take on Down champions Kilcoo in Clones on Sunday with a 2-30pm. start.
In meeting the Down champions they are taking on a very experienced outfit as this year they won their second Down senior football championship in three years under the guidance of Jim McCorry and when you add three league titles to that championship haul under McCorry’s guidance it is an indication of the strength in depth that Kilcoo possess.
Kilcoo manager McCorry’s approach to any match is winning the individual battles and he has expressed the opinion that if you win nine of the 15 individual battles in any match then you are quite a way along the road to victory.
Kilcoo are also coming into this game with the benefit of the experience of Ulster club action three years ago when they beat Donegal champion St. Eunans but then lost to the Loup but their manager is quick to point out that his squad will have learned from that and that they have put those lessons to good use to get back into the Ulster club series again this year.
As well as that battling approach where individuals are tasked with performing certain ….

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