5 June 2014 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Drumhowan 0-11
Toome 0-11

A point from a free by Colm Lambe in the final minute of normal time was the score that sent this junior championship match to a replay and a score too that means Blackhill have to wait at least another week to see which of these two teams they will be playing in the next round.

Overall a draw was probably a fair enough result to this lively contest that was played in good conditions in Blackhill on Friday evening last as both sides had their periods of dominance but Drumhowan will probably look back on a number of missed chances during the match that could have altered the result.

Drumhowan led just once during the match when they opened a two points lead at the end of the opening quarter but for the remainder of the first half Toome, following the switching of Gavin Flanagan to midfield, took an increasing grip on proceedings to hit six points without reply to go in four in front of the break.

In the second half though Drumhowan applied themselves with renewed purpose and by the 23rd minute they had drawn level, the fourth time in the match that the sides were deadlocked. Toome regained the lead with a point from a free with five minutes of normal time remaining before …

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