Tir Chonaill Gaels (@1.25) vs St Kiernans (@4.33)

Our Prediction:

Tir Chonaill Gaels will win

Tir Chonaill Gaels – St Kiernans Match Prediction | 06-10-2019 09:30

Sunday 6th 8:30-1:00 U-14 & 16. Its the first time ever the London girls underage clubs will play competitive football in our County Grounds McGovern Park. Saturday 5th 8:30-11:30 U-18. Thank you to the London GAA County board for this opportunity. Please come out and support all the clubs taking part. Youths Next Saturday and Sunday will make history in the LGFA underage.

A great end to the season for our Senior Ladies squad who overcame Holloway in the final of the Monica Dee Tournament today in Greenford. Captain Fiona Morrisse...y accepted the shield from the late Monica Dees husband Con. Many thanks to the county board for organising and to Con for sponsoring such a great tournament in memory of his beloved wife.

Hes been my player of the year for us. Hes an English-born lad in his early 20s and has set the standard for us. Im sure St Kiernans will be keeping an eye on him. Ive been really impressed with Liam Gavigan for us this season. Its going to be a good day for London football, he told The Irish Post.

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The cost of entering a four ball team is 500 or to sponsor a hole on the day is 100. For any inquiries regarding the above please contact club Chairman Tom Mohan or any club Official. There is still time to get involved! Golf Day The clubs annual Golf Classic takes place this Friday, 04th October at South Herts Golf Club.

This saw the Gaels introduce Adrian Hanlon off the bench as they looked to claw back the 2 point deficit with 10 minutes remaining. The London born forward powerfully dismissed the attention of the 2 Kiernans defenders on his shoulder to dispatch the ball into the back of the net and send the Gaels into the lead for the first time in the match. The decision looked to be a good one 5 minutes later, when Hanlons cross field ball was met by Butler in the small square. Cathal Og Greene was next to register a score for the Kiernans, as the midfielder found himself in space on the edge of the Gaels D.

This appeared to be the catalyst that the Gaels needed however, and a surging run through the middle of the pitch from captain Liam Gavaghan saw him send the ball over the bar after good link up play with Ryan Elliott.

However, luckily in Killian Butler and Ryan Elliot, the Gaels had 2 go to men to help get them out of jail. Firstly, Butler responded with a lovely score from a tight angle when under pressure. Next, Elliott pointed following a turnover ball from a poor Kiernans kick out which meant the difference between the teams was back to the minimum once more at the mid-way point of the second half. Then came another 2 pointed frees from the boot of Adrian Moyles, as the Gaels ill-discipline in defence was continually being punished by St Kiernans.

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TCG would like to thank Parnells for hosting the game and also for the amazing buffet dinner and refreshments provided after the game. A big thank you also to John Reape for refereeing the game. Youths: The U18 Girls played Parnells in a very close game for the U-18 final with our girls coming out on top with the help of a few last minute goals.

The 2 teams once again traded frees before TCG got their first goal of the game with their final play right on the stroke of half time. Kiernans managed to respond themselves thanks to a free and a point from their midfielder James Moran, who frustratingly blazed over the bar when he had been put clean through on goal. Killian Butler was the beneficiary of some great pressure and work rate from the Gaels who turned the ball over just inside the Kiernans half and when Marc Gottsche laid it off to the on-running Butler, he finished low into the bottom corner past the keeper.

The lads gave it their all and fought it out until the bitter end but McCurtains proved too tough of an opponent on the day. Our Intermediates fell short at the final hurdle on Sunday narrowly losing out to Thomas McCurtains in the Championship final on a score line of 0-10 to 0-7.

Liam Gavaghan stepped up to direct the resulting free over the bar in what was the final play of the game as the Gaels ran out 2 point winners on a score line of 2-09 to 1-10. This meant the Gaels had to see out the remainder of the match with 14 men, but they withstood intense pressure to turn the ball over and deliver it into Hanlon situated inside the 21 yard line, who was fouled by his man following a great turn. All the pressure was then on Kiernans, who found themselves in an unfamiliar position as they chased the game for the first time as the clock ticked towards the final 5 minutes.Tempers began to fray, and the unforgiving Matty Maher was taking no prisoners as he gave TCGs Gary McGee his marching orders courtesy of a 2ndyellow.