Junior Footballers lose

The Shelmalier Junior Footballers took on the Starlights under floodlights in Belfield on Saturday night last

They had agreat second half performance couldn’t seal victory eventfully going down by 1-6 to 2-10. All the damage was done in the first half when the Starlights got off to a great start scoring two quick goals in the first 10 minutes. However, having good procession in the first half the Shels team couldn’t put it on the score board with a number of great scoring chances wasted as they approached broke down at near the goal area. Shane Birney was the only scorer for the visitor in the first half.
The Shelmaliers were more forceful in the second half with Barry Redmond scoring a great goal after five minutes. Substitute Steven Carr got on the scoring sheet as soon as he came on and powerful play from Liam Donnelly saw him score a long range point after 10 minutes. The Shels were now flying and further points from Chris Gordon (2) and Willie O Shaughnessy saw the visitors put tremendous pressure on the Starlights goal, however, the much needed goals did not arrive.
Team Sean Byrne, Michael Redmond, Donal Power, Eoghan Fitzgerald, Darren Doyle, Marc Walsh, Seamie Harding, Liam Donnelly, Brian O Connor, Willie O Shaughnessy, Colm Redmond, Barry O Connor, Barry Redmond, John Redmond, Chris Gordon, Eoin O Leary and Steven Carr.