A BRIDE TOO FAR FOR GUTSY DOOHAMLET

23 November 2012 No Comments by The Northern Standard

COOKSTOWN 1-06
DOOHAMLET 0-08
This is one that Doohamlet will look back on as the one that got away as they allowed Cookstown Fr Rocks off the hook in a tense finale by squandering a number of chances for at least an equaliser and that would have forced extra time in difficult conditions in Brewster Park, Enniskillen, on Sunday afternoon last.
John Gilmore opened the scoring for the Tyrone champions when he converted a ‘45 in the third minute and Doohamlet might well have been level if not in front before Cookstown struck again in the sixth minute as a free in by Paul McArdle dropped short and was cleared and another effort by him also fell short into the hands of Cookstown keeper Marty Rea. The ensuing counter attack saw Connor Mullan lofting in a high centre on top of the towering John Gilmore with the ball breaking loose and Gilmore then following up to crash home to put Cookstown four points in front with just six minutes played.
Back came Doohamlet with a couple of sweeping attacks but Ollie Hughes was off target and Ted Duffy was also off target from a free following a foul on Niall Connolly. Colin Walshe came on a …

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