IT’S OVER: GLENSWILLY ARE COUNTY CHAMPIONS
60+1 Free for St Michael’s. Just two points in it as…. Colm McFadden misses. There will be three minutes of injury time. St Michael’s pull a point back through Anthony McFadden. It’s Glenswilly 1-8, St Michael’s 0-9.
58 Mins: Two minutes lef. Glenswilly in the ascendancy.
56 Mins: Michael Murphy takes a superb 45. It’s a three points lead for Glenswilly. They have 1-8 to St Michael’s 0-8.
54 Mins: Murphy doesn’t miss this time. A great point from him. It’s 1-7 to 0-8 to Glenswilly. Five minutes left and Glen are two points up.
53 Mins: Michael Murphy misses from a free.
51 Mins: St Michael’s turn on the pressure again but a pass from McFadden goes astray and a goal chance is gone. Brian McLaughlin clears the ball. Still a point in it. Some tougher challenges going in. Christy Toye is off after a slap in the face. Yellow card show to Bonner.
49 Mins: Glenswilly into the lead again as Michael Murphy takes his point when the whole stadium expected him to take a shot at goal. It’s 1-6 to 0-8 in favour of Glenswilly. Superb superb final.
48 Mins: IT’S ALL SQUARE AGAIN! Another county star – Christy Toye – scores a brilliant point from 25 yards out on the left. It’s 1-5 to 0-8.
46 Mins: More than 6,000 at this game and everyone is on the edge of their seats. Just a point in this. Glenswilly 1-5, St Michael’s 0-7.
44 Mins: St Michael’s coming back, but miss a chance to create a goal as Glen’s Neil Gallagher intercepts.
43 Mins: St Michael’s go up the other end and Christy Toye scores a great point to reduce the lead back to a point. It’s 1-5 to 0-7.
42 Mins: IT’S A GOAL!!!!! Michael Murphy wins a high ball, turns and buries the ball into the St Michael’s net. It’s 1-5 to 0-6. This is a great game.
40 Mins: St Michael’s take the lead. They played the ball up from defence and cool heads from Christy Toye sees the ball released to Martin McElhinney who scores a great point. It’s 0-6 to 0-5.
39 Mins: Glenswilly win a free on the left, but Murphy’s inswinging kick falls short and St Michael’s clear.
37 Mins: St Michael’s are on the attack again but miss the chance to go into the lead as Brian McLaughlin’s shot from 40 yards goes wide.
36 Mins: It’s all square again as St Michael’s go up the other end and star forward Colm McFadden swivels to point. Five points each.
34 Mins: Glenswilly take the lead again. Murphy wins another free from a high ball and takes the kick himself. It’s 0-5 to 0-4 to Glenswilly. Free looks harsh in replay. Stephen Black also gets a ywllow card.
31 Mins: St Michael’s get their own chance at the other end but it goes safely into the arms of the Glen keeper.
3O MINS: THE second half is underway here in the county final between St Michael’s and Glenswilly. It’s four points each. Glenswilly get first chance within seconds but it goes wide.
ALL THE FIRST HALF ACTION IS BELOW:
Welcome to our live coverage of the county final from Ballybofey as St Michael’s taken on Glenswilly in the SFC.
2MINS: Glenswilly lead by a point. 0-1 to 0-0 score as Michael Murphy wins and then takes a free.
5 Mins: Murphy has another chance after some good defensive work; but hit shot goes wide.
7 Mins: Another foul by the St Michael’s defence and its’ Glenswilly’s ‘Saint Michael’ who converts the free to put his side 0-2 to 0-0 ahead.
9 Mins St Michael’s Brian McLaughlin goes into the referee’s book for a high challenge in midfield.
12 mins: St Michael’s hit two successive wides as Christy Toye starts to play well for his side. The Dunfanaghy and Creeslough men are getting better.
13 mins: Colm McFadden wins the ball against all the odds but shoots soccer-style and it is an easy save for the keeper.
14 mins: Point for St Michael’s as Christy Toye scores. It’s now 0-2 to 0-1 for Glenswilly. All the points from county stars so far.
16 mins: Glenswilly win a 45 after some good play. Murphy hits the upright.
18 mins: Murphy scores again with a lovely point from play 25 yards out. 0-4 to 0-1 in fav our of Glenswilly.
19mins: Toye is at the other end for St Michael’s but his shot goes straight to the keeper.
20: mins Some great work by St Michael’s as Ciaran Gallagher hits the ball wide when he should have scored.
Great crowd here at MacCumhaill Park for the county final. It’s a decent day.
23 mins: St Michael’s win a free 35 yards out and Colm McFadden scores from the free. It’s Glenswilly 0-4, St Michael’s 0-2.
26 mins: Chance for the equaliser goes wide as Michael McGinley.
27 mins: AND IT’S ALL SQUARE> Colm McFadden scores a great point from play. It’s four points each.
28 mins: St Michael’s clear what could have been a goal chance. Glenswilly’s Joe Gibbons booked for a very high challenge on Sean McLaughlin. It has been a clean enough game up until now. Let’s hope it stays that way.
30 mins: There will be three minutes of injury time.
HALF TIME IN BALLYBOFEY: IT’S GLENSWILLY 0-4, ST MICHAEL’S 0-4.
Probably a fair enough score after the first 30 minutes. Glenswilly definitely settled first and their scores reflected that. There were a few nerves among the Michael’s players in the early part of the game but they settled down as the game progressed.Tags: