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Great Second-Half Display by Junior (B) Footballers in League Victory over Lough Rovers.

posted 10 Apr 2013, 17:15 by Willie Horgan
                           The Brian Dillons Junior (B) Footballers maintained their unbeaten run in the City Division Junior (2) Football League with a thrilling, 1-14 to 2-9, victory over Lough Rovers, at Pairc an Locha on Wednesday evening, 10th April,2013.
                           The Lough started this game in great style with a goal and two points in the opening five minutes.  Admittedly, they were playing with the advantage of the stiff breeze but they completely dominated the proceedings in the first half against an out of sorts Brian Dillons side who had to wait until the 26th minute for their first score, a pointed free from James Horgan. At half -time the Lough held a 1-6 to 0-1 lead and things were not looking good for Brian Dillons.
                         Whatever the Brian Dillons Manager ,Anthony O"Sullivan,said to his charges at the interval, definitely had the desired effect in the second half. In the first minute, team captain,Damian Horgan, pointed and in their second attack of the half, John Noonan, who was flying at wing forward, goaled and then followed a period of complete Brian Dillons superiority.  A string of well executed points followed and Brian Dillons had raced into a 1-10 to 1-7 by the 20th minute of the second half. Lough Rovers regained the lead with a goal and a point but, there was no stopping Brian Dillons at this stage and with another flurry of brilliant points they emerged worthy winners of a thrilling contest, particularly in the second-half. Thus, the Brian Dillons side recorded their fourth win in this League and maintained their unbeaten run in the competition.
                 Scorers for Brian Dillons were; John Noonan,1-3;James Horgan, 0-4,(0-1 free); Ken McCarthy,0-3; Tommy Boland, 0-2; Damian Horgan and Paul Triggs,0-1 each.