DUBLIN LEAD DONEGAL AT HALF-TIME IN LOW-SCORING GAME

first_imgKavanagh – having a good gameDUBLIN lead Donegal at half-time in the Allianz National League Division One clash at Croke Park this evening.The Dubs lead 0-05 to 0-04 at the break.Donegal captain Michael Murphy opened the scoring with a point in the 11th minute after a scoreless opening spell. But Donegal could have been three ahead only for a good save in third minute from Dublin keeper Michael Savage.Odhrán MacNiallais played Eoin McHugh but his effort on goal was stopped by Savage.Dublin scored three unanswered points, two from frees from Cormac Costello.Eoin McHugh, Michael Murphy and Rory Kavanagh were all yellow-carded by that stage. Éamon McGee reduced the deficit before Kavanagh, who set up McGee, took a score himself to tie the game at three points each with ten minutes to go.Kevin McManamon however went up the other end to hit his second point to give the Dubs the lead once again.Michael Murphy’s free came off the upright, but Paddy McBrearty levelled the game with a good point in the 32nd minute.Dublin then edged ahead just as the game edged into injury time through Ciarán Kilkenny.During the 5th minute of the game fans of both teams stood for a minute’s applause in memory of the five people who died in Buncrana last Sunday evening. DUBLIN LEAD DONEGAL AT HALF-TIME IN LOW-SCORING GAME was last modified: March 26th, 2016 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Croke ParkDivision 1donegaldublinNational Leaguelast_img read more