CHAMPIONSHIPS PROMISE ‘POT OF GOLD’ TO ANYONE GOOD ENOUGH

13 September 2013 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The club championships are hotting up, with Ballybay and Clontibret the front
runners so far in the Gormley uPVC Senior Football Championship. by COLM SHALVEY

Last year’s Gormley uPVC Senior Football Championship finalists Ballybay and Clontibret became the first teams to qualify for the 2013 semi-finals with wins in Round 2A last weekend. Conor McManus stole the show as Clontibret defeated league leaders Scotstown in Ballybay on Saturday, with the Ulster All-Star forward kicking 1-8 (all but two points from play) in a virtuoso performance.

The 2012 runners-up were surprisingly comfortable for most of the match, as they ran up a 1-8 to 1-0 lead by the closing stages of the first half before Scotstown finally landed a few …

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