Minor Football.

Shelmalier minor footballers took on a combined Gusserane/Adamstown team in the 3rd round of the minor football championship in Hollymount on Sunday morning last.

The local side started slowly and were in arrears by 1-6 to 0-3 after 15 minutes but they showed a real fighting spirit in the third quarter bringing the score line to 1-7 to 1-6 in favour of the visitors. The last 10 minutes was an exciting affair with the Shelmaliers missing three great goal opportunities with Gusserane pulling away in the closing minutes to win on a score line of 2-10 to Shelmaliers 1-7. The team play Taghmon on Sunday next at 11am.