Ballaghaderreen reach historic Connaught Final with win over Curry
Ballaghaderreen 1-15 : Curry 1-07
This year’s Connacht Football final will be between Ballaghaderreen of Mayo and Roscommon side St Brigid’s.
St Brigid’s claimed a comfortable 0-15 to 0-08 semi-final victory over over Salthill Knocknacarra, while Ballaghderreen claimed an equally convincing win over Mayo side Curry in their encounter at MacHale Park winning 1-15 to 1-07.
Barry Regan was the star of the show for Ballaghaderreen, claiming eight points that proved to be the difference between his side and Curry.
A shock looked to be on the card when David Maye put Curry into a 1-01 to 0-02 with his goal after seven minutes but Ballaghaderreen soon took control and when John Feeney was sent off for the Sligo side, the writing was on the wall and Ballaghaderreen ran out comfortable winners.
- The Score – St Brigid’s and Ballaghaderreen set for meeting in Connacht decider
- Irish Times – Ballaghaderreen too hot for Curry in second-half show
- Irish Independent – Curry fail to find extra spice after Regan turns up heat
- RTE.ie – Ballaghaderreen and St Brigid’s set for Connacht final showdown
- Action81.com – Analysis of Ballaghaderreen 1-15 Curry 1-7
- sportsnewsireland.com – Weekend Gaelic Football: Club Championship Review & Results
- Connaught Telegraph – Ballaghaderreen blitz Curry to claim final place – Kilcullen provides spark for Mayo champions
- Irish Independent – McStay happy as Brigid’s show All-Ireland promise
- The Score – Talking Points: 2012 GAA Club Championships
- Roscommon Hearld – REGAN POINTS BALLAGH IN RIGHT DIRECTION TO SET UP DREAM CONNACHT FINAL