Caulry (@1.83) vs Milltownpass (@2.2)
06-10-2019

Our Prediction:

Caulry will win

Caulry – Milltownpass Match Prediction | 06-10-2019 10:30

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Mullins booted forhis second of the game to round off the first half scoring and leave Caulrytrailing by one at the break.The sayingthat goals win matches rang true on this occasion as a blitz of Killucangoals during the second half were crucial to ending our lads campaign. U17 ChampionshipCaulry 0-9Killucan 4-7Our U17 ladsbowed out of this years championship at the quarter-final stages when theyhosted a strong Killucan side in the park on Saturday afternoon last.Killucanstarted well with three points on the trot, two from frees and one a fine scorefrom play. Our boys were unlucky as they were denied agoal by a Killucan defender after a brilliant block down. A fine score from ShaneLawless after some good play from James Buckley momentarily put Caulry infront. Rory Mullins then got Caulry motoring after 4 minutes with hiswell-worked point. Pointsfrom Malynn cut the deficit by three between the 41st and 46thminutes. However, Killucan responded in style by rattling the back of the Caulrynet on the 17th minute. The oppositionstarted like an express train after the restart, kicking 1-3 without reply. Killucan missed some scoring chances as Caulry capitalised,with Alan Malynn converting two frees to draw level. However, Killucan soon had their lead restored as they goaled for athird time soon after. The Killucan forwards punched holes in the Caulrydefence and added an unanswered 1-1.

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Tang did spurn a couple of chances to take thelead at this stage but found it difficult to score into the strong breeze. Tang played their next match onFriday next in Lakepoint against St Lomans. Tang trailed2-5 to 0-9 at the interval. Tang drew level through Aidan Burke andShane Coughlan landing fine pts. Team Michael Galvin, IanCoughlan, Kieran Duncan, Andrew Gill, Keelin Galvin, John Rock, Tommy Lennon, DarraghBurke, Conner Marlow, Niall Bannon, Niall Neary, Shane Coughlan, Martin Rock,Aidan Burke Capt., Adam Neary. Mullingar Shamrocks showed their true championworth and finished the match in style adding four pts to claim a well-deservedvictory. This is Tangs first defeat in the league and no doubt is a goodlearning curve against one of the top teams. Tang enjoyed a good start to the second half. . Tangwere defending very well with Kieran Duncan and Keelin Galvin in top form andJohn Rock leading the half back line.

However, the opposition were not going tolie down as a goal on the 55th minute meant it was very much game-on. Sean Clinton tore forward soon after and sent over what was the last score ofthe half on the 23rd minute which left Caulry in front by the narrowestof margins on a scoreline of 0-4 to 0-3.Our ladsraced out of the tracks with McCormack pointing 20 seconds after the restart. However,Maryland responded well with two points to level proceedings for a fourth timeduring the game. The Caulrydefence done well when put under pressure by the Maryland forwards late in thegame as the Caulry supporters welcomed the fulltime whistle with a cheer as thegame finished on a scoreline of 0-14 to 1-8.This winmeans our lads finish top of the table with 6 points and book themselves aplace in a semi-final decider against Tang or Bunbrosna. Sean Fox worked hard in defence as a point fromNally left three between the sides. The game continued on a tit fortat basis as the tally of wides began to build. IFC Round 5Caulry 0-14Maryland 1-8Caulry andMaryland served up an exciting encounter in Tubberclair on Sunday evening lastwhere both sides were in search of a win in order to reach the knock-out stagesof this years IFC.Both sideswere slow to settled with a number of scoring chances falling short or wide ofthe posts before Conor McCormack opened the scoring tally on the 7thminute with his converted-free after a foul on Andy OSullivan. Alan Daly made his introduction felt as he responded in style, sending over asuperb point moments later. Clinton combined well with Emmet Nally who put the minimumbetween the sides. OSullivan was then unlucky as his goal chance was well blocked down. However, this lead was short-lived as Maryland worked theball up the field and tapped over a fine score. Maryland soonfollowed suit with a pointed-free of their own. Caulry were thenrewarded a free which Colin Murphy tapped over to double the deficit. It was the opposition whokicked the next score of the game after attacking the Caulry kickout. The teams then traded scores with OSullivanon target for Caulry after a great catch from Stephen Connolly. The gamecontinued on a point for point basis as OSullivan tagged on another score for ourlads. A good passage of playfeaturing the Clinton brothers resulted in another free, which McCormack neatlyconverted to edge Caulry in front once again. Three McCormackfrees stretched the margin to four. The Caulry lads were patient inattack against a loaded Maryland defence with Damien Dolan eventually roundingoff a move with a point on the 38th minute.

Tang then kicked two points to level the match on the 37th minute. OSullivan was fouled upfront and Colin Murphy done well when called upon as he converted the ensuingshort-range free with ease. An unfortunate fumble by Nagle late in the halfresulted in a lucky goal for the opposition which saw the scoreboard read 1-6to 1-4 at the halftime whistle.It was Tangwho opened the scoring tally with a fine long-range point after 3 minutes. The opposition then took the lead for the first time in the game on the51st minute courtesy of two converted-frees. Harry Hughes then put his name on thescoresheet after nice combined teamwork from Nally and Fox, before Clintonssecond point of the game gave Caulry a eight point lead. A period of wasteful play then followed which canbe accredited to the pouring rain with our defence doing well to keep theopposition scoreless. IFC Semi-FinalCaulry 1-9Tang 1-9Our ladsmust do it all again after they finished level with Tang in their semi-finalclash in a wet and slippery Cusack Park on Sunday afternoon last.After somesloppy possession by both sides, it was Conor McCormack who opened the scoringtally on 2 minutes following good play from Damien Dolan. AdamDonoghue restored the Caulry lead moments later after a pass from Neil Clinton. However, our lads mustbe commended as they never lost their composure with Connolly tapping over theequalising point two minutes later from a free. Sean Clinton then put Caulry five points to good beforeTang got off the mark on the 7th minute. However,Caulry responded in style with a superb point from Nally edging our boys infront. Tang then seemed toget some momentum in their play for the closing 10 minutes of the half as threepoints, two from frees and one being helped over the bar by Cillian Nagle,reduced the Caulry lead five. Sean Fox brought off a vital intercept on the quarterhour mark which was worked up the field and resulted in an impressivelong-range point from Stephen Connolly. A scoring attempt fromEmmet Nally was well blocked down, but moments later a fabulous passing move betweenNally and Gary Flanagan found Andy OSullivan who made no mistake in rattlingthe oppositions net.

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Rosemount led 4pts to 1 after 8 mins before Tang eventually got goingadding 3 pts in a row to draw level, however this was short lived as Rosemountfound the net for a vital score. Rosemount finished the half very stronglyadding another goal and 3pts. Tang madethe short trip to Rosemount on Saturday evening. Tang played with a strongbreeze on their backs in the first half but it was Rosemount who took the matchto Tang. Tang did claw two pts back to trail at theinterval 2-7 to 0-6.

This was then followed by the unveiling of the plague by trustees Tom Fitzgerald and Tom Seery and the cutting of the ribbon by club president Richie Allen. Many thanks to all who helped out in any way on the day. He spoke highly of the positive contributions of the club and highlighted the addition of our new facilities as a proud day for Westmeath GAA. This was then followed by the official opening and blessing of the pitch by Fr. PJ to bless the new facilities. He spoke in detail about the history of the club and how it has developed throughout the years. Club Chairman James Casey then talked on behalf of the club. Proceedings kicked off with all our underage teams taking part in matches. He also expressed sincere gratitude to all sponsors and to those who contributed to fundraising. The official opening of our new pitch and walking track took place earlier today. PJ Fitzpatrick. He then concluded by wishing us all the best in the future. He thanked the Club Trustees, FS team and various committees for their tremendous work in developing the grounds. Ger OKelly Lynch welcomed the good sized attendance before County Chairman Billy Foley spoke. He praised the development committee for their countless hours of work and invited Fr. James then concluded by thanking everyone for their support on the day.

Kick-off for this all-important clash is at 3pm allsupporters are asked to get behind the lads in their bid to make the intermediatefinal against an awaiting Milltownpass side.The verybest of luck to the team and their management. This remarkablematch was like history repeating itself as when the sides last met at thesemi-final stages of the championship in 2014, a replay was also necessary to separatethe teams after finishing all-square on 1-10 apiece. On that occasion, Caulrymanaged to get the better of Tang in the replay, prevailing by the narrowest ofmargins on a scoreline of 0-10 to 0-9 in Athlone. Intermediate Championship Semi-Final Replay FixtureCaulry andTang must go to battle again after last weekends draw on a scoreline of 1-9 apieceto see which side will advance to this years county final. Hopefully our lads willfollow suit this year when they take to the field for the replay on Sunday afternoonnext in Athlone.

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Some great work fromEoin Fox enabled John Maguire to stretch Caulrys lead. Bunbrosna got off the mark on the 8th minute as they had to settlefor a point after Cillian Nagle brought off a good save. Our defence done well whenput under pressure with Donohoe and James Pettit valiant in their endeavours. BunbrosnaCaulry 0-10Bunbrosna0-10Caulry andBunbrosna served up an exciting encounter on Friday evening last in theirlatest Division 2 ACFL fixture.Caulry wereslow to settle and were guilty of early wides. However, the Caulry lads seemed to sit back as Bunbrosnaworked hard, kicking an unanswered five points to take the lead. Conor McCormack opened thescoring tally with a pointed-free on the 5th minute. Andy OSullivanleft two points between the sides after a good pass from Emmet Nally. Caulry vs. The teams exchanged scoreswith Nally on target for Caulry. Bunbrosna were unlucky as they missed two goalscoring opportunities. Hickey kickedthe next score of the game to reduce the deficit. A superb pass from Robbie Hickey found OSullivan who pointedto put Caulrys noses in front. Apointed-free from McCormack left just two points the margins with six minutesremaining. However, some good defending from Damien Dolan andDeclan Donohoe and a late point from Harry Hughes left Caulry leading 0-5 to0-3 at the interval.The oppositionhit the ground running with two quick points early in the second half to leaveit level pegging.