Mullahoran have won the Hotel Kilmore Cavan Intermediate championship after securing the Tommy Gilroy Cup with an assured second half display against Cuchulainn in Kingspan Breffni.
Mullahoran and Cuchalainns both suffered relegation from the senior grade last season and would’ve been eager to return to the top tier of Cavan football.
The game stared with Cuchulainns getting the opening two points but Mullahoran replied with the next two.
Both sides swapped scores to leave it four points apiece but Mullahoran finished the half strongly to lead by six points to four at the half-time break.
Ten minutes into the second half, Mullahoran were granted a three points lead with a nine points to six advantage.
Cuchulainns Eugene Keating kicked the next two scores to put one point between them. The rest of the afternoon belonged to Mullahoran. They got the next point and then a decisive moment of the match happened with eleven minutes to go. Philip Brady crashed the ball to the net to leave it 1-10 to eight points.
Seanie Smiths Mullahoran side then kicked the next five points in a row before seventeen year old Cormac O’Reilly buried the ball to the back of the net for Mullahoran to leave his tally for the afternoon to be 1-05.
Cuchulainns tough afternoon was compounded with a straight red card for David Carolan. Mullahoran now march onto the Ulster Intermediate championship.
Mullahoran manager Seanie Smith spoke with Mickey Brennan after the game.