Crossmaglen claim 43rd Senior County Title

October 19th, 2015 | Club Football, Football

Crossmaglen claim 43rd Senior County Title

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Crossmaglen Rangers claimed the T-Met Armagh Senior Club Championship for the 43rd time after destroying Armagh Harps for the 2nd year in a row.

The team lead by John McEntee and Oisin McConville have now won 6 in a row and an incredible 19 titles in 20 years.

It was another clinical performance by the Rangers in a County Final bettering last years destruction of the Harps by 1 score.

Rangers goalkeeper Paul Hearty has 19 county titles to his name, playing in goals in 18 of those 19 successes but this was his first as captain as he lifted aloft the Gerry Fagan cup.

Our congratulations to Crossmaglen Rangers who now go on to represent Armagh once again in the Ulster Club Championship.

Crossmaglen Rangers: P Hearty; P Hughes 0-2, A Rushe, P McKeown; S Finnegan, M Aherne 0-2, J Morgan; J Hanratty 0-1, D McKenna 1-1; M McNamee 0-4 (1f), S Kernan 0-1, T Kernan 0-5 (2 ‘45’s, 2f); J Murtagh, R Kelly 1-1, K Carragher 0-4. Subs:O O’Neill 0-1 for Rushe (h/t), D McConville for McKenna (45), G Carragher for Kelly (50), D O’Callaghan for Morgan (54), S Farrelly for Hughes (55). A Cunningham for Hanaratty (Black card 37).

Armagh Harps: P Morrison; C McKee, M McCoy, M McConville; K Loughran 0-1, C White, J McElroy; C Vernon, D McKenna 0-1; R McShane 0-1, P Kelly, C Stevenson; U Lennon 0-2, G Swift 0-5 ( all frees) , C Coulter. Subs: R McGrath for McCoy, C Murphy for Stevenson (both h/t), P Campbell for Kelly (35), S Grimley for Lennon (45), S McCoy for Coulter (57).

Referee: Oliver Hearty (Belleeks).

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