Football league game -Randals v Bantry Blues - 2018-08-05 19:52:00

Randals and Bantry Blues met in football league match at Ballinacarriga on Friday evening last, 3rd August.

Before the game, a minute's silence was observed in tribute to former Randal Og footballer, John Burke of Oakmount who passed away during the week. John was a founder member of the Randal Og club, and was at midfield on the team that won  a West Cork football championship in   the inaugural year of 1953 and for the years afterwards.

Ar dheis Lamh De go raibh se.

The game itself on Friday evening was not memorable, as Bantry held the upper hand for most of the hour, although they went for almost fifteen minutes without registering a score in the second half. They were first to score going two points up in the opening three minutes.

Seamuus Crowley scored a point  after eight minutes and Ian Crowley got a second,  coming up to half time. Bantry had got a goal and two points in betwen and they added two more to lead by 1-6 to 0-2 at the break.

An early goal and three points in succession put Bantry into a 2-9 to 0-2 lead, within five minutes of resumption.

Johnny Collins, Patrick Lynch and Dan O'Regan reduced the margin over the next ten minutes. Bantry scored three more points before the end as Ciaran Murray, with a brilliant save, denied them another goal  and with Gerard Lynch getting the last score of the game from a free.

Full time: Bantry Blues  2-12  Randal Og  0-6.

Team:  Ciaran Murray, JJ Hurley, Aidan O'Brien, Kieran O'Brien, Barry Lynch, Shane Patterson, Cian O;Neill, Ian Crowley, Gerard Lynch, 

Patrick Lynch, Sam Kingston, Johnny Collins, Aidan O'Sullivan, Seamus Crowley, Denis Lynch. 

Sub; Dan O'Regan.

Lotto Results


No winner of Monday nights lotto draw

3 Lucky Dip Winners

€50 - Sophie O'Connell, Edencurra

€25 - Eileen Harrington, Nedineagh

€25 - Michael O'Donovan, Manch

Next draw will take place on Monday 2nd October for a jackpot prize of €3,000