Dundalk Young Irelands' Dean Maguire and Ciarán McMahon of St. Mochta's during Sunday's Division Two clash in Louth Village. (Pic: Arthur Kinahan)
St. Mochta's 0-10 Dundalk Young Irelands 0-13
Dean Maguire was the star of the show as Young Irelands came from behind to defeat St. Mochta’s at Louth Village on Sunday afternoon.
Maguire finished the game with seven points to his name as the Dundalk side continued their impressive start to the campaign.
The first half saw St. Mochta’s on top and with Gerry Garland and Declan Byrne on target, they went in leading by 0-8 to 0-4.
However, it was Young Irelands who dominated the second period and outscored their opponents by 0-9 to 0-2 to claim the points. Others to find the target alongside Maguire were Jordan O’Donoghue, Peter Nixon and Cian O’Donoghue.
St. Mochta’s: Jason Callan; David Lennon, Philip Englishby, Liam Lawlor; Cormac Callan, Andrew English, Conor Garland; Darren McMahon (0-1), Eamonn O’Neill (0-1); Ciarán McMahon (0-1), Gerry Garland (0-2), Jamie Farrell; Cormac Smyth (0-1), Declan Byrne (0-4), Barry Mulholland
Subs: Dylan Farrell, Ultan Larney, Stephen McCooey
Young Irelands: Fergal Sheekey; Peter McCourt, Ciarán Murray, Stephen Bellew; Jason Mulligan, Derek Maguire, Peter Nixon (0-1); Seán McLoughlin, Derek Rogers; Peter McStravick, Jordan O’Donoghue (0-2), Dean Maguire (0-7); Cian O’Donoghue (0-3), Mark Savage, Cian O Náraigh
Subs: Aidan Sheekey, Andrew Nixon