Wolfe Tones gunning for third title

Wolfe Tones minors will take part in the All-County final on Monday night.INLM37-121
Wolfe Tones minors will take part in the All-County final on Monday night.INLM37-121

Wolfe Tones will attempt to win their third underage All County Title in as many years when their Minor side face St Johns in next Monday nights Division 3 decider at the Athletic Grounds, many of the Derrymacash youngsters were part of theTones teams which won an Under 14 title in 2012 which was followed by a victory at Under 16 level last season.

Should the Cash lads be successful in Mondays showpiece the will be the first team from the club to win an All County Minor Title. young side are currently managed by Peter Nugent (jnr) Simon Crozier and Chris McAlinden,

A first round victory over Derrynoose moved the Tones through to the Semi Final where they dug out a tenacious three points win over a strong Ballymacnab side, goals from Peter Mulholland and Chris Nugent against the Nab paved the way to the final along with a total of 0-07 from Odhran Magee.

Whilst St Johns will be difficult opponents the Tones youngsters are more than capable of bringing the cup back to Derrymacash

St Mary’s Aghagallon championship semi final came down with a bang as the were beat by a very good Portglenone side, both sides started of well but defensive mistakes and plenty of missed chances Aghagallon realised they were 10 points down in the 1st half.

But after a half time team talk they came out with all guns blazing with a superb individual goal from David McAlernon but they couldn’t take advantage as Portglenone ran out convincing winners by 2-13 to 1-9 winners .

Best on the day was David McAlernon Pat Brannigan and Ryan O’Niell they also like to mention to there captain Dessie Mertasaker who gets married this weekend who has hinted he might hang up the boots!