Crunch time

PUBLISHED: 17:58 17 July 2008 | UPDATED: 13:28 06 May 2010

Gaelic Football Hertfordshire GAA Senior Football Championship Glen Rovers, Watford 1-10 St Colmcille s 1-09 ST Colmcille s made the perfect start to their fixture against Glen Rovers from Watford on Sunday. A sharp reaction from Chris Lee enabled him

Gaelic Football

Hertfordshire GAA Senior Football Championship

Glen Rovers, Watford 1-10 St Colmcille's 1-09

ST Colmcille's made the perfect start to their fixture against Glen Rovers from Watford on Sunday.

A sharp reaction from Chris Lee enabled him to fire low into the corner after James Lane had received a long ball and seen his shot saved.

Glen Rovers were soon level on points and then stole the lead with a well-worked goal from their midfield.

Colmcille's also went for the points but the wind was preventing them from shooting at range.

Colmcille's started the second half four points down but Patrick White led the siege of Rover's goal and the points started to come. With 10 minutes remaining, Colmcille's scored three points with no reply to draw level.

Rovers regrouped and responded in similar fashion, scoring three points to no reply. Colmcille's battled on and contained Rovers in the last third of the pitch, continuing to push for parity and then the lead.

A long effort by Aaron O'Byrne and a free from Damien Jennings got Colmcille's within a point of Rovers but the Cotlandswick side fired the last chance agonisingly just wide and were defeated.

Colmcille's face St Dympna's of Luton next week in a crucial game they must now win to progress to the semi finals of the Championship.


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