Newtown win thrilling final
Newtown 4-13, Aughrim-Annacurra 3-13 (AET): This was a C football championship game in name only as both Newtown and Aughrim-Annacurra served up a display of quality football and excitement that was just incredible.
U-14 C FOOTBALL FINAL This final went to extra-time and the result was still in the balance right up to the last kick of the ball before Newtown won by a tight 4-13 to 3-13 margin in the end.
Played at Avondale on Sunday morning in ideal conditions, both teams deserve full credit for providing such fantastic entertainment for the large crowd which was kept in suspense right up to the final whistle.
Scorers for Newtown: Stuart Synnott (2-4), Seán Heffernan (1-5), Michael Doyle (1-0), Ross Davis, Luke Martin, Kevin Coster and Ciaran Lawless (0-1 each).
Replying for battling AughrimAnnacurra were: Pat Phelan (1-6), Peter Quigley (2-3), Martin Doyle (0-2), Nevin O’Sullivan and Niall Henry (0-1 each).
After and the match, Pat Mitchell presented the cup to James Lennox, the Newtown captain, while the People Newspapers man-of-the match award was presented to Stuart Synnott by Eddie Leonard.
Referee: Pat Hickey (Arklow).
Pat Mitchell presents the cup to Newtown captain James Lennox.