Cavan Snatch A Brilliant Win Over Clare

An incredible second half comeback saw Cavan pick up their first points in round three of their Lidl national football league division two campaign.

Cavan got the better of Clare in Kilinkeere by 2-11 to 2-08.

James Daly’s side were trailing 2-04 to three points at half-time.

Cavan got back into the game and an Andra O’Reilly point with ten minutes to go cut the deficit to three points.

The game changing moments came in the final two minutes. Cavan struck their first goal in the 58th minute. Geraldine O’Reilly set up Andrea O’Reilly and the goal left the score at 2-08 to 1-09.

Cavan took the lead after the next attack yielded a penalty. Neassa Byrd stepped up and converted to give Cavan a one point lead.

The Breffni county finished strongly with points from Andrea O’Reilly and Shanise Fitzsimons to guarantee the memorable win.