Tyrone Minors through to Final

September 1st, 2008

tyrone-meath-mfc2008.jpgAll-Ireland MFC Semi-Final:
Tyrone 1-21   Meath 2-07

Despite a late scare where they conceded 2 goals within a minute, Tyrone Minors held on to record an impressive 11 point victory over Meath at Croke Park on Sunday.

Kyle Coney was particularly to the fore in the second half as he notched 7 points in the final half hour, to cap a fine individual performance.

Tyrone will now face Mayo in the All-Ireland MFC Final on Sunday 21st September, as a curtain raiser to the Senior Final between Tyrone and Kerry in Croke Park.

Tyrone – T Harney; F McQuaid, G Teague, R Pickering; S MacRory, P Harte, K Mossey; N McKenna (0-3), M Rogers (0-1); C Gervin (0-2), D McNulty (0-2), M Donnelly (0-1); K Coney (0-7, 1f 1 45′), P McNeice (0-1), C O’Neill (1-3, 2f). Subs – R McNabb (0-1) for Rogers (45); R Tierney for McRory (56); B McGarvey for Donnelly (59); S Warnock for McNeice (59)

Meath – P Curran; S O’Brian, C Lenehan, S Curran; E Nulty, T Johnston, D Tobin; J Owens, D Carroll (1-0); D Smyth (1-0), M Newman, M Collins; P Gilsenan (0-3, 3f), A Tormey, M Battersby (0-4, 2f). Subs – S Dalton for Collins (39); B McRain for Johnston (41); B Menton for Tormey (41); J Regan for Carroll (54); J Kelly for Nulty (57)

Ref – Michael Meade (Limerick)