Football : Senior Men Report – Malin V Four Masters

“Football : Senior Men Report – Malin V Four Masters”

22nd May 2022

(by Matthew Wilson)

 

Malin 2-11
Four Masters 2-07

Our Senior side were on the end of a 4 point defeat yesterday in Malin. Four Masters started of this brighter of the two sides. Senan Quinn kicked over the opening point in the first minute of the game. Further first half points from Joe Leape, Dermot Slevin and Jamie Crawford kept the contest evenly poised. 2 minutes before the Interval, Jason Duignan rifled a shot low past Malin goalkeeper Daniel Mullarkey which saw Four Masters go in at half time a point up on the score line of 1-4-0-6. Right after the break our side received a blow as Stephen McLaughlin scored a goal for Malin in the opening exchanges of the half to put the home side back in front. Our side dealt with the goal well although and 5 minutes into the second half, Jamie Crawford was taken down when threatening the goal leading to a Four Masters penalty. Dermot Slevin stepped up for the penalty which was subsequently saved however Joe Leape slotted the rebound into the back of the net giving us a 2 point lead at this stage of the game. At this point Malin came back at Four Masters with a number of scores of their own and dealt Four Masters a major blow when a long high ball in to the square was punched into the back of the Four Masters net. Malin had a 5 point lead at this stage which Four Masters could not recover from. The Final score reading Malin 2-11-2-07 Four Masters.

Up next for our senior side is a home fixture against Convoy next Saturday evening.

Four Masters scorers: Joe Leape 1-1; James Duignan 1-0; Senan Quinn, James Crawford 0-2;
Killian Faulkner and Dermot Slevin 0-1.

Four Masters: Martin Cassidy; Caolan Loughney, Aidan McHugh, Darragh Geary; Leo McHugh,
Richard O’Rourke, Daire Quinn; Patrick Reid, Oisin Reid; Senan Quinn, Jason Duignan, Joe
Leape; Killian Faulkner, Dermot Slevin, Jamie Crawford, Subs: Alex McCalmont for Dermot
Slevin (47), Evan Gallagher for Darragh Geary (52), Conor Reid for Jason Duignan (52), Cian
Hegarty for Patrick Reid (54)