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Denn hammer St Brendan's to reach All-Ireland semi-finals

Jan 16, 2022 16:01 By Michael Cooke
Denn hammer St Brendan's to reach All-Ireland semi-finals Denn hammer St Brendan's to reach All-Ireland semi-finals
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Denn reached the All-Ireland junior club football semi-finals following a 3-16 to 2-6 victory over St. Brendan’s at Crossmaglen today.

Denn led 0-7 to 1-2 at the half-time break before a dominant second-half display saw Stephen Baxter’s men emerge victorious.

Colm Conway’s goal on seven minutes gave St Brendan’s a three-point lead before Denn hit four unanswered points during the remainder of the first quarter.

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Two further points from Thomas Edward Donohoe gave Denn a three point cushion before the Manchester outfit reduced the margin to two points at half-time.

Denn hit three points inside the first five minutes of the second half before Jamie Reilly’s goal on 41 minutes helped make it a seven-point game at the three-quarter mark.

Paddy McCoy’s goal on 50 minutes reduced the margin to five points only for his effort to be cancelled out by Denn’s Caolain McCabe three minutes later.

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Sean Donohoe registered Denn’s third goal with a minute of normal time remaining as the Cavan champions emerged victorious.

Stephen Baxter’s men can now look forward to an All-Ireland semi-final meeting with Kerry champions Gneeveguilla.

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