A very enjoyable game which was in doubt right up to the last 3 minutes when Adamstown tagged on 3 late points. Best for the Shels was Cormac Smith who scored 8 points, Cathal Gaul (2 points) and young Craig McCabe who had a great game scoring 2 points from wing back. The team on the night was: D Shiggins, P O’Leary, G Lawlor, N Kelly, C McCabe. V Parker, N Mythen, C Gaul, M Walsh, B Kerwin, Darren Shiggins, C Smith, P Kelly, P Murphy, and A Veal. Subs introduced during the game were: C Murphy, L Donnolly and K O’Leary.
On Friday night last, the Shelmalier 2nd football team went down by 6 points to Adamstown B in Newbawn on a score line of 2:12 to 0:12.