Rathcoole Rovers 1 Millstreet Celtic 2

We got back to winning ways last night with a hard fought 2-1 win over Rathcoole in Cooney Park. Rathcoole got off to a much better start and controlled the first 10 mins before taking the lead on 15 mins. This seemed to kick start us and we started to create chances for Tadhg Collins and Barry Lawlor. We were level after 25 mins when a clever through ball from Chris Cleary found Lawlor in space and he slotted it past the advancing keeper for 1-1. Just 10 mins later we were 2-1 ahead and it was the same combo again. This time Cleary got in down the right and pulled it back for Lawlor to lash home a volley and give us the lead. We almost went 3-1 up in the 60th min when Collins was through on keeper but shot just wide. In the 80th min Rathcoole were awarded a penalty but our keeper Piotr Oziast pulled off a superb save to keep our lead intact. This was the last meaningful action of the game and we held out for the 3 points. Best for us on the day were Barry Lawlor, Chris Cleary and Piotr Oziast.

Team: Piotr Oziast, Donagh Murphy, Finbarr Corcoran, John Lehane, Michal Maciasz, Eamon O Keeffe, Chris Cleary, Danny O Riordan, Paul Dawson, Barry Lawlor, Tadhg Collins
Subs: Tim Kiely (70th min), John Cullinane (75th min)
Current AUL 1A League Table  (22 games to be played by each team)
Murphy’s Irish Stout League 1A
Pld W D L Pts
Douglas Hall 15 13 2 0 41
Innishvilla A 14 11 2 1 35
Millstreet Cel 17 10 1 6 31
Glenvale 17 9 2 7 29
Grangevale 15 9 1 5 28
Glenthorn Cel 16 6 3 7 21
Greenmount Rngrs 14 6 2 6 20
UCC A 13 4 3 6 15
Rathcoole Rvrs 15 4 3 8 15
Donoughmore Ath 16 2 3 11 9
Richmond 14 2 2 10 8
Dunbar Cel A 13 2 0 11 6

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