All-Ireland Junior Football Final Kerry 2-19 Meath 1-14
Many teams throughout the country win All-Ireland football championships on a once off basis. However, to put three consecutive titles together is the tricky bit.
Decisive Display by O’Connor
Kerry’s added yet another All-Ireland football title to its credits list at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise on Saturday .
The junior title, the third in-a-row, came with the defeat of Meath after a decisive display by Cordal’s Philip O’Connor in which he contributed three points from play and set up team-mate Tomás Ó Sé for a goal.
The former St. Michael’s College star and Listowel Emmets player, Conor Cox stole the show with a blistering total of 1-8 of Kerry’s 2-19.
The Kerry scores came from: Conor Cox, 1-8, three from frees; Tomás Ó Sé, 1-2; Killian Spillane, captain and Philip O’Connor 0-3 each; Pa Kilkenny, Éanna Ó Conchúir and Ivan Parker 0-1 each.
The Kerry line-out: Tomas Mac an tSaoir, Eamon Kiely, Jack McGuire, Brian Sugrue; James Walsh, Pa Kilkenny, Dan O’Brien; Roibeard Ó Sé, Brendan O’Sullivan; Phillip O’Connor, Jeff O’Donoghue, Éanna Ó Conchúir; Killian Spillane, Conor Cox, Tomas Ó Sé.
Subs: Liam Carey for O’Donoghue (38), Michéal Foley for Kilkenny (51), Stephen O’Sullivan for Cox (57), Ivan Parker for O’Sullivan (59), PJ Mac Laimh (An Gaeltacht) for Walsh (60), DJ Murphy (Gneeveguilla) for Kiely (60 +2)
See Jason O’Connor’s full match on the Kerry GAA website at:
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