‘BLAYNEY BACK WITH A BANG

25 August 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Castleblayney 1-13
Killanny 0-10
JOHN GRAHAM

A more experienced and economical Castleblayney got their Greenfield Foods Senior Football Championship aspirations back on track when they proved that little bit too streetwise for Killanny in this entertaining if never spectacular sudden death playoff in Aughnamullen on Sunday afternoon last.

Castleblayney were never headed in the entire contest after they opened their account through Dermot Malone in the 1st minute with the best Killanny achieved was being level at a point apiece after 3 minutes.

Castleblayney went on to lead at half-time by 1-7 to 0-5, the goal by Mark Treanor in the 23rd minute.

In the second-half Killanny made the Castleblayney defence work hard for scores as they defended in numbers and picked off some good points on counter attacks themselves…

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