Seconds League

Dundalk RFC Seconds' suffer narrow defeat to Gorey

Dundalk RFC Seconds' 12 Gorey RFC Seconds' 13

Sports Reporter


Sports Reporter


Dundalk RFC Seconds' suffer narrow defeat to Gorey

Dundalk RFC's Chris McGeady. (Pic: Ciarán Culligan)

Seconds' League

Dundalk RFC 12 Gorey RFC 13

Gorey RFC came from behind to defeat Dundalk RFC in the seconds' match on Saturday afternoon.

The hosts led 9-0 at half-time with the returning Ultan Murphy stroking over three penalties.

However, Gorey fought back in the second-half, reducing the lead to six-points with a penalty conversion of their own before they crossed the whitewash and converted to take the lead for the first time in the match; 10-9.

The Wexford natives added a further three-points, however, another penalty from Murphy made it a one-point game.

Though, despite a strong attacking finish, Dundalk were unable to find the match-winning score.

Dundalk RFC: Dylan Quigley, Seán McGrane, John White; Joe Marks, Robin McGee; Ewen Legac, John McGahon, Greg Whately; Sam Mulligan, Donal Clare; Ultan Murphy, Chris McGeady; Ciarán Bellew, Paddy Duffy, Donatas Jonkus

Reps: John Kerr, Zac Bolton, Conor Beattie, Mark Pepper, Grattan O'Hagan