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McAuley's goal helps Naps to Kevin Mullen Shield win over Lannléire

Lannléire 0-11 Na Piarsaigh 1-13

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McAuley's goal helps Naps to Kevin Mullen Shield win over Lannléire

Na Piarsaigh's Jarlath Lyons. (Pic: Ciarán Culligan)

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Lannléire 0-11 Na Piarsaigh 1-13

A strong final quarter showing from Na Piarsaigh saw them edge out Lannléire at Darver last Saturday night.

Only one point separated the sides after an entertaining first half, Eamonn McAuley's goal ten minutes into the game helping Na Piarsaigh to lead 1-6 to 0-8 at the break.

The opening quarter of the second half was evenly contested with a Briain McGuinness point for Lannleire on 43 minutes leaving the scores level at 0-11 to 1-8. However, Na Piarsaigh kicked the last five scores of the game to win 1-13 to 0-11.

Lannléire: John King; Thomas Doyle, Paul McGeough, Jason Torris; Paul Doyle (0-1), Ian Mulroy, Briain McGuinness (0-1); Andrew Dowd, Shane Kennedy (0-1); Caoimhín Maher, Colin Murphy (0-3), Cillian Gregory (0-1); Paul Callan (0-2), Bob Murphy, Niall Lennon (0-2)

Subs: Liam Callan, Alan Murphy, Gary Monaghan, Cieran Dunne

Na Piarsaigh: Peter Gallagher; Fearghal Mulholland, Conall Shields (0-1), Shane Roddy; Ciarán Murphy (0-3), Joe Woods, Stephen McGuinness; Jarlath Lyons, Michael Woods; Niall Franklin, Mark O’Hare, Robbie Murphy (0-3), Eamonn McAuley (1-1), Alan McCartney, Tommy Muckian (0-2)

Subs: Stephen Arrowsmith (0-3)

Referee: Thomas Brennan (Westerns)