SUB CALLAN CALLS THE SHOTS

5 June 2014 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Killanny 1-14
Scotstown 2-11
By JOHN GRAHAM

SUPER sub Andy Callan, a former ace marksman with Carrickmacross Emmets, but who has now transferred his allegiance to Killanny both as a player and team manager, introduced himself in the early minutes of the second-half and proceeded to have a devastating effect on a game that up until that stage had been going totally the way of the opposition.

Callan’s trusty left boot had served Carrickmacross well over the years and he was repeatedly their top scorer and he showed during the second half of this cracking contest that built to an exciting finish in Blackhill on Sunday afternoon last that he still has the vital touch and the left peg is still reliable.

When Andy Callan came in Scotstown were leading by 10 points but he proceeded to exert an increasing influence on proceedings with his vision and distribution and his presence instilled confidence in those around him while the trusty left boot registered six points in all, one from a free, and he played a part directly in another 1-2 as Killanny fought back from being 10 points in arrears five minutes into the second half to leading by two points with six minutes of normal time remaining.

In that six minutes Scotstown recovered from the Callan influence to register two …

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