23 September 2022 No Comments by The Northern Standard


Scotstown secure spot in championship semi’s

Scotstown are through to the JFC semi-finals for the first time since 2015 after they ousted Currin in Threemilehouse last Sunday. Having failed to win a JFC group game in the last two years, Scotstown now have four wins to their name in this year’s competition after they outscored their opponents by 1-6 to 0-2 during extra-time. This had been a wellcontested last-eight tie for long spells, but Currin’s challenge gradually petered out after they lost their star attackers Jack McCarron to injury and Tiarnán Kearns to a red card. Scotstown had eight scorers, led by corner-forwards Ruairí Sheehan and Jack Mohan with a combined 1-10, while experienced duo Pádraig Keenan and Mark Duffy also played key roles. Currin went direct straight from the throw-in for Tiarnán Kearns to collect a long pass from Jack McCarron and tee up Jack McQuaid to open the scoring, but Scotstown hit back with a superb point from a difficult angle by Ruairí Sheehan.

Scotstown were reduced to 14 men for a tenminute spell when Pádraig Keenan was black-carded for a trip on McCarron, who converted the resulting free from 40 metres to…

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