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20 September 2013 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Currin 2-13
Clones 1-05
BY JOHN GRAHAM

A stronger, more incisive Currin booked their place in the semi-final of the McGuigan Builders Intermediate Football Championship with relative ease when they had 11 points to spare over Clones in strong winds and driving rain in Ballybay on Sunday evening last.

Playing with the advantage of the elements in the first half Currin had things more or less wrapped up by the halfway stage when they led by 16 points with Clones failing to raise even one white flag during what was a torrid first half for them. They faced a major task in the second-half but in that period they made a real fight of it and made Currin work extremely hard but overall they failed to match the intensity that Currin brought to the contest.

Prior to the start a minutes silence was observed as a mark of respect to late father of Currin selector Shane O’Neill who passed to his eternal reward earlier in the week.

While Currin got down to business right from the start it took a few minutes for both sides to adjust to the prevailing conditions with an indication of the strength of the wind being seen …

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