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Challenge Match Tuesday 07/05/2019      Venue O’Dwyers Balbriggan  Throw in 7.00pm

Result   Colmcilles  4,11 (23) v O’Dwyers Balbriggan 2,0 (6)

Colmcilles made the short journey up the M1 to Balbriggan for a mid week challenge match. There was plenty of entertaining football to be seen on a calm and bright evening

From the outset, this Cilles team started brightly, A busy forward line, scoring five points from play. A robust Balbriggan side contested every loose ball and were unlucky not to score on several occasions.

In the second quarter Balbriggan came out battling,  scoring two goals in quick succession. A rattled Cilles side were able to compose themselves and regain the lead with a goal and a point before half time.

After the break this Cilles team, were clearly growing in confidence and were now playing with real purpose adding a goal and three further points.

The final quarter saw the Cilles seal victory with two well taken goals and two points.

This well earned victory could prove a pivotal point in what has been a tough season so far.  With renewed confidence this Cilles side head away to Slane for their final Div 4 League match on Thursday evening.