Tir Chonaill Gaels (@1.25) vs St Kiernans (@4.33)
06-10-2019

Our Prediction:

Tir Chonaill Gaels will win

Tir Chonaill Gaels – St Kiernans Match Prediction | 06-10-2019 09:30

Well done to the lads, their management and all the background team on a fantastic season. The lads gave it their all and fought it out until the bitter end but McCurtains proved too tough of an opponent on the day. Results Our Intermediates fell short at the final hurdle on Sunday narrowly losing out to Thomas McCurtains in the Championship final on a score line of 0-10 to 0-7.

Its their club, as such, and I guess were just passing through. Then theres Sean McGoldrick and Liam Gallagher knocking on the door. Last year we won the home-grown competition and that was huge for the club. Jason Mullarkey trained that team last summer and that gave him the confidence to come through to the Senior side this year.

This appeared to be the catalyst that the Gaels needed however, and a surging run through the middle of the pitch from captain Liam Gavaghan saw him send the ball over the bar after good link up play with Ryan Elliott.

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The second period started in a similar vein to the first, with Kiernans registering the opening score of the half after 2 minutes thanks to a free from Adrian Moyles when situated right out on the 21 yard line. Ryan Elliott once again got the Gaels first score of the half but had his team mates to thank for doing the hard work of moving the ball up the field at pace for him to tap over.

A great end to the season for our Senior Ladies squad who overcame Holloway in the final of the Monica Dee Tournament today in Greenford. Captain Fiona Morrisse...y accepted the shield from the late Monica Dees husband Con. Many thanks to the county board for organising and to Con for sponsoring such a great tournament in memory of his beloved wife.

Sunday 6th 8:30-1:00 U-14 & 16. Its the first time ever the London girls underage clubs will play competitive football in our County Grounds McGovern Park. Saturday 5th 8:30-11:30 U-18. Thank you to the London GAA County board for this opportunity. Please come out and support all the clubs taking part. Youths Next Saturday and Sunday will make history in the LGFA underage.

TCG U14 Girls played Taras in a thrilling match with scores galore by both teams. Highest scoring game of any league game this year. Taras scored 11 points to TCGs 2 points but it was the goals that won the game for TCG in the end. Special thanks to London LGFA Chairwoman Lucia Butler for presenting TCG with the Cup and to Eoin Hourigan for refereeing the game.

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TCG would like to thank Parnells for hosting the game and also for the amazing buffet dinner and refreshments provided after the game. A big thank you also to John Reape for refereeing the game. Youths: The U18 Girls played Parnells in a very close game for the U-18 final with our girls coming out on top with the help of a few last minute goals.

In what was a repeat of last years championship decider, it was the current champions St Kiernans that came out of the starting blocks the brightest to register the first score of the game after 2 minutes. Tir Chonaill Gaels went into battle with old rivals St Kiernans on a lovely Sunday afternoon at the new McGovern Park in Ruislip.

The 2 teams once again traded frees before TCG got their first goal of the game with their final play right on the stroke of half time. Kiernans managed to respond themselves thanks to a free and a point from their midfielder James Moran, who frustratingly blazed over the bar when he had been put clean through on goal. Killian Butler was the beneficiary of some great pressure and work rate from the Gaels who turned the ball over just inside the Kiernans half and when Marc Gottsche laid it off to the on-running Butler, he finished low into the bottom corner past the keeper.

Liam Gavaghan stepped up to direct the resulting free over the bar in what was the final play of the game as the Gaels ran out 2 point winners on a score line of 2-09 to 1-10. This meant the Gaels had to see out the remainder of the match with 14 men, but they withstood intense pressure to turn the ball over and deliver it into Hanlon situated inside the 21 yard line, who was fouled by his man following a great turn. All the pressure was then on Kiernans, who found themselves in an unfamiliar position as they chased the game for the first time as the clock ticked towards the final 5 minutes.Tempers began to fray, and the unforgiving Matty Maher was taking no prisoners as he gave TCGs Gary McGee his marching orders courtesy of a 2ndyellow.

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I dont know who is going to start yet, but around four of our starting 15 will be London-born. Im massively proud, its been a great year for us so far and Im really looking forward to the game, he said.A massive core group of the players have been with the club for a long time.