Shelmalier senior footballers were unlucky when they exited the championship by the narrowest of margins, score Shelmaliers 0-13 Glynn/Barntown 0-14.
Playing with the wind the Shelmaliers took an early lead when Derek Walsh kicked over a free in the 5th minute. Further scores from Brian Malone and Derek Walsh saw the Shelmaliers lead by 0-6 to 0-3 at half time. Glynn/Barntown came more into the game on the resumption they trailed by a single point 0-9 to 0-8 after 15 minutes. The Glynn strong play resulted with them leading by 0-14 to 0-9 with only 5 minutes remaining, however, a late rally by the Shelmalier men just came up short by a single point on full time.