Farnham goals inspires Gaeil Colmcille to comfortable victory

Story by Fergal Lynch

Sunday, 21st April, 2019 6:36pm

Farnham goals inspires Gaeil Colmcille to comfortable victory

Two goals from Ryan Farnham inspired Gaeil Colmcille to victory over St Patrick's

Two goals from Ryan Farnham ensured Gaeil Colmcille got into the early summer break with two SFC wins following this comfortable 2-14 to 1-10 victory over St Patrick's at Rathkenny this afternoon.

St Patrick's did threaten to make a game of it for almost 20 minutes and four times in the opening quarter the sides were level as the Stamullen men stayed in touch.

However a blistering seven minute spell before the break firmly turned the tie in Gaeil Colmcille's favour as Farnham palmed a loose ball to the net after Brian Hanlon had rattled the crossbar with a screamer to help the Kells men to a 1-8 to 0-5 interval lead.

St Patrick's threatened a recovery with the first two scores of the second period, but that was a false dawn as Farnham replied with his second goal to put the issue beyond reach.

Gaeil Colmcille controlled the remainder and despite conceding an injury-time penalty which was converted by Donal Landy they never looked in danger of slipping up.

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