All-Ireland JFC: Kingdom cruise into final

July 06, 2019

Kerry's Stephen O'Sullivan. ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan.

Kerry’s bid for an All-Ireland JFC five-in-a-row remains on course following a comprehensive 22-point victory over Scotland.

Today’s semi-final finished with the Clydebank scoreboard reading 3-20 to 0-7 in favour of the Kingdom.

A second minute Stephen O’Sullivan goal set the ball rolling and the visitors led by 1-12 to 0-3 at the halfway stage.

The second-half followed a similar pattern with O’Sullivan netting a second goal in the 37th minute and Daniel Daly also getting in on the goal scoring act.

The holders await the winners of the second semi-final featuring Galway and Meath which is scheduled to be played in Dr Hyde Park next Saturday (2.30pm).

Kerry - E O’Brien (0-1f); C O Murchu, Padraig O’Connor, PJ O’Sullivan (0-1); J Brosnan (0-1), M Breen, Michael Foley; JM Foley (0-1), N Breen; Philip O’Connor (0-1), C Farley (0-1), B Barrett (0-1); S O’Sullivan (2-1), D Daly (1-8, 0-3f), B O’Dwyer (0-1). Subs: C Teahan for B Barrett, F Clifford for C O Murchu, J Spillane for M Breen, G O’Sullivan (0-2) for Philip O’Connor, Mike Foley (0-1) for S O’Sullivan, A Finn for Padraig O’Connor.

Scotland - A McKeever (0-2f); F Kearney, D O’Brien (0-1), H Conlon (0-1); B McAteer, J Stewart, B Parsons; P Duffy, A Matassa; D Loftus, D Comiskey (0-1), C McCann; I Feerick, A Dawson (0-2), S Malee. Subs: P Brady for F Kearney, R Stevenson for A Dawson.

Referee - P Faloon.

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