U12 Kynog United V Edenderry

Monday 8th Sept
U12 Premier Division
Kynog United 3
Edenderry Town 5
Edenderry Town last seasons under 11 division champions travelled to Kynog Park to take on the under 11 Major Division champions and both teams put a spectacular game of football for the watching supporters. Kynog opened the scoring in the 3rd minute of play when a Conor Donoghue pass set up Brian McGrath . Minutes later Lee Dempsey bravely dived across his goal mouth to deny an equalizer. Kynog went on the attack and an Adam Cully pass found Conor Donoghue whose shot narrowly shaved the post. Edenderry responded and were unlucky to see a shot hit the upright and Gerry Melia was on hand to clear.The visitors deservedly equalized in the 17th minute through Adam Mahon. They continued to press forward and were denied by an excellent double save from Lee Dempsey. Minutes later he could only watch as a long range shot struck the crossbar and away to safety. Kynog retook the lead in the 29th minute following a corner headed home by Luke Herbert.
The second half saw Edenderry equalise in the 32nd minute through Adam Mahon and in the 35th minute they took the lead after a cool finish from Tadgh Kane. Dylan Donohoe produced a vital tackle at the heart of the Kynog defence. The visitors extended their lead in the 48th minute after being awarded a penalty which Tadgh Kane converted.
Kynog to their credit responded with efforts from Conor Donoghue and Brian Mcgrath before the same player scored in the 53rd minute to set up a tremendous finish. Lee Dempsey stretched low to his right to keep out another Edenderry effort before the evenings scoring was completed by Alex Kenny in the 59th minute with a tremendous left footed strike. 
Great credit must be given to both sets of players who produced such entertainment and the home team were best served by Lee Dempsey.