Caragh Kevin Campbell holds off the challenge of Robertstown Cole Lyons during the 2020 Tom Cross Junior Football Championship Final. Picture: Sean Brilly
Caragh were crowned Tom Cross Transport Junior Football Championship (2020) following a well deserved five point over Robertstown at St Conleth's Park, Newbridge, this afternoon, on a final score line of Caragh 0-11 Robertstown 0-6.
Caragh were on top early on and led at the first water break 0-6 to 0-00.
Robertstown finally opened their account on 16 minutes, from their main marksman, Aidan Dunne.
Caragh led at the break 0-9 to 0-2.
Robertstown gradually whittled that lead on the resumption with Aidan Dunne's frees getting the deficit back to three before Caragh got a vital point just before the second water break, to hold a four point lead 0-10 to 0-6.
Despite numerous opportunities Robertstown never raised another flag, while Caragh kicked the final score of the game, a free from Jake Corrigan as the boys in maroon finally brought the curtain down on the JFC of 2020 on a final score line of Caragh 0-11 Robertstown 0-6.
Scorers: Caragh, Dan Campbell 0-4 (3 frees); Eoghan O'Haire 0-3 (1 free), Jake Corrigan 0-2 (1 free), Daniel Murray 0-1, Austin Nevin 0-1.
Robertstown, Aidan Dunne 0-5 (5 frees), Danny Scully 0-1.
CARAGH: Lorcan Behan; Mattie McNally, Eoghan Garry, Conor Murphy; Austin Nevin, Paul Cockery, Daniel Murray; Kevin Connor, Dan Lynam; Eoghan O'Haire, Kevin Campbell, Kevin Dempsey; Brian Fitzpatrick, Dan Campbell, Jake Corrigan. Subs: Nigel Rynolds for Eoghan O'Haire (60 minutes); Sean Fitzhenry for Austin Nevin (62 minutes).
ROBERTSTOWN: Shane Ward; Cole Lyons, Anthony Moran, JP Ewing; Craig Sullivan, Mark Kelly, Niall Kane; Diarmuid Walsh, John O'Sullivan; Danny Scully, Noel Byrne, Murray O'Byrne; Joe Kavanagh, Aidan Dunne, Peter Hogarty. Subs: Brion Kennedy for John O'Sullivan (39 minutes); Paul Prior for PJ Ewing (51 minutes); Jason Butler for Noel Byrne (60 minutes).
REFEREE: Owen Murphy.
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