Laune Rangers 2-17, Glenbeigh/Glencar/Cromane 2-8
Having defeated An Ghaeltacht on the previous Friday evening in their first game of the competition, Laune Rangers made it two wins from two in the Central Region Minor Division 1 with victory over Glenbeigh/Glencar/Cromane in JP O’Sullivan Park on Monday evening.
An early penalty for GGC put them ahead by 1-1 to 0-2 after Darragh Clifford and Andrew Owens had pointed for Laune Rangers. Another GGC point followed before Laune Rangers scored their first goal – captain Seánie Diggin hitting the net – before Diggin and John Horgan added points. Three pointed frees by GGC saw the visitors leading by 1-5 to 1-4 with fifteen minutes played.
Oran O’Sullivan (2), Darragh Clifford & Seánie Diggin added points while GGC added one of their own to leave Rangers ahead by two at the break.
Half Time Score:- Laune Rangers 1-8, Glenbeigh/Glencar/Cromane 1-6.
James Jones & Darragh Clifford (3, 2 frees) scored points for Laune Rangers before Andrew Owens scored the second goal for the hosts after an excellent team move. GGC replied immediately and scored their second goal, leaving Laune Rangers ahead by 2-12 to 2-6 with fifteen minutes remaining.
GGC would go on to score two more points, but Laune Rangers closed out the game strongly with points from Rian Hogan, Darragh Clifford (2 frees), Andrew Owens and James Jones.
Full Time Score:- Laune Rangers 2-17, Glenbeigh/Glencar/Cromane 2-8.
Laune Rangers:- Conor Buckley, Matthew Spillane, David O’Brien, Dylan Flynn, Niall T O’Brien, James Jones (0-2), Eoin O’Connell, Charlie O’Sullivan, Oran O’Sullivan (0-2), Darragh Clifford (0-7, 3f), Seán Diggin (capt, 1-2), Andrew Owens (1-2), John Horgan (0-1). Subs: Patrick O’Donnell, Rian Hogan (0-1), Callum Russell, Ryan Carey.