Under 12 Match Report Kynog United V Kilcock Celtic

 U12 Premier Division
Saturday 15th March
Kynog United 2
Kilcock Celtic 2
It was the visitors who started the game the stronger forcing Ross Maher in the Kynog goal to be alert. Kilcock celtics hard work paid off when Aaron Brilly was on hand to score the opener in the 15th minute of play.This goal came as a wake up call and Kynog began to come more into the game With Ciaran McMahon and Evan Treacy in midfield sending plenty of balls forward for the Kynog strikers who continued to forced Shane Laheen in the Kilcock goal to be on his toes. The Kilcock defence of Eoin Proudfoof, Darren Acton and Luke Jordan were tormenting the Kynog forwards of Brian McGrath and Darragh Lynch, Half time saw the visitors in the lead .Kynog came out looking for action and the second half gave plenty of that. Robert Beirne and Graham O,Brien made some crucial clearances and with Kynog man of the match Kevin O'Brien in centre back at his best Kilcock chances were limited. Kynog seemed to have more of the play and their well deserved equalizer arrived after some great passing and team play,Shane Morrison was on hand to cross the ball for Brian McGrath who calmly slotted the ball into the back of the net. With all to play for both sides made some changes Kynog United introduced Kevin Sheridan who had an instant impact on the game as did Mark Malone for the visitors. With Kynog plugging away a long ball found Brian McGrath who put his team in the lead once again, Minutes later the same player sent a ball across the Kilcock goals as his team mate Nigel Quinn attempt to make contact with the ball he was denied as the strong Kilcock defence line made another crucial clearance. With seconds to go to the final whistle Kilcock won a free kick outside the edge of the Kynog penalty area , Ross Maher bravely attempted to save the shot , Alas his team mates were'nt as alert ,as the ball came back out into play Declan Keane was on hand to score Kilcocks well deserved equalizer completing the scoring on the day. Credit must go to both teams for the great sporting manner in which the game was played.