EXPLOSIVE ROCKCORRY RUN RIOT

4 December 2015 No Comments by The Northern Standard

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A rampant Rockcorry opened up a whole new chapter in their history when they added the Ulster club Junior football championship title to their Monaghan Junior championship victory, making for a unique double in what has been a history making year. This was Rockcorry’s first time to compete on the provincial stage and they more than justified their presence with a swashbuckling performance that the Derry Junior champions simply could not live with, in a great team performance that was peppered with some brilliant individual contributions in the Athletic Grounds, Armagh, on Sunday afternoon last. Rockcorry made a number of positional changes from the team that had beaten Glasdrumman of Down in the semi final; Johnny Reilly moving to full-back, Niall McKeown switching to the corner and Conor McGeough playing at wing half back, although when the ball was in the air a few of them reverted to their more accustomed role is. Conditions on the day were far from ideal with a strong biting wind and intermittent driving rain that turned aspects of the game into a lottery, but Rockcorry made light of the prevailing conditions and used their short passing running game to good effect. Rockcorry dominated the first half almost completely, defending in …

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