On a beautiful evening in late July in Clounreask our A team put in a fantastic performance against a very strong Abbeyfeale team with great performers all over the field. Led by our captain and man of the match Scott Hurley, we took an early lead through Paudie Kinahan with a well taken goal but were pegged back 10 minutes before half time by Abbeyfeale. It was level at the break, once again we struck early in the 2nd half. After 15 minutes Seoirse Joyce pounced when the ball broke in the box and slotted to the goalkeepers right. A tense game followed and Abbeyfeale had a goal rightly disallowed with 2 players well offside at the back post, our defence & midfield marshalled every Abbey attack well from then on and in truth we could have added to the score with 2 superb counter attacks, which but for last ditch defending we would have scored.
Final score NCW Town FC 2, Abbeyfeale Utd. 1.
Well done to our players and the management team. The party in town was a night to be remembered.