TRUAGH’S FINEST SEE A BRIGHT FUTURE AFTER HISTORIC INTERMEDIATE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN

25 October 2013 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Truagh club got a fillip by winning the McGuigan Builders Intermediate Football Championship Final. by COLM SHALVEY

Truagh followed in the footsteps of the recent championship victories of neighbours Scotstown and Emyvale when they won the McGuigan Builders Intermediate Football Championship Final against Tyholland last Sunday.

This game went more or less according to the script, with Truagh’s youth and fitness eventually telling in the second half, but only after their credentials had been given a serious examination by a determined Tyholland team.

The first half of this game was very entertaining, particularly given the heavy underfoot conditions caused by the previous 24 hours’ rain. Both sides landed some fine points, with Truagh going in with a narrow lead on a scoreline of 0-8 to 0-7.

The second half didn’t quite reach the same heights, with Truagh just holding their opponents at arm’s length for most of it. Despite …

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