Sat Nov 26th - Clontarf 2-8, Fingal Ravens 1-4. Venue: St. Annes pitch 34
Fingal Ravens arrived in a hurry after the official start time of 2pm, but they also started this game in a hurry and were the more settled team for the 1st 10mins. Ravens however failed to convert many chances early on, scoring just 1 point from a free. Kevin Leahy opened Clontarf's account with a free and this was followed by a great individual score from Shane McIntyre off his left boot after a well placed pass from Niall Synnott. The vital score of the half was a well taken goal from Ger Ryan who finished a well worked move from close range. Steve Mc Morrow registered a fine score before the interval to leave it Clontarf 1-3, Fingal Ravens 0-2.
The 2nd half belonged to Clontarf and in particular Kevin Leahy who notched 1-3. Ravens rallied for a brief spell , scoring 1-2 inside 10mins having been reduced to 13 men. A further send off didn't help their cause and a well taken point from John Traenor from play edge Clontarf further ahead. the game was sealed when Stev McGinnwas hauled down and Kevin Leahy made no mistake from the penalty spot. Clontarf advance to meet Naomh MEarnog in the quarter final.
Team:Alan Sheriden, Peter Hickey, Robbie Stokes, Neil Shanahan,Ger Ryan,Damien Fennelly,Darren Ryan,Robbie Farrell,Kevin Leahy,Niall Synnott,Mark Leahy,John Traenor,Steve McMorrow, Cian Reidy,Shane McIntyre.Subs Used: Cormac Nolan for Ger Ryan, Steve McGinn for Steve McMorrow, Ian Sunderland for Alan Sheriden.