Match Report by Joshua Bunting
County Armagh took on North Dublin in the 3rd/4th place playoff in the Bowl competition in the Junior Section . It was Armagh who had the first chance inside two minutes when Luke Wilson’s cross was caught by the wind. The ball was going goalwards only for Fintan Farry to palm away from goal .
With both teams playing cautiously it was hard for any chances to be created. However, on fifteen minutes County Armagh had another good chance as Josh Megoran hit a low shot from just outside the box but the ball just rolled wide of the target.
The first chance for North Dublin SL arrived three minutes before the interval as Reality Osuoha’s slick footwork saw him round the County Armagh keeper Adam McAlpine but his shot hit the side netting .
County Armagh 0-0 North Dublin SL
North Dublin went One-Nil ahead one minute into the second half through a real stunner by Yassine-En-Neyah as picked the ball up from thirty yards and hit a real stunner into the top corner .
Seventeen minutes into the second half, County Armagh had a perfect chance to equalise as Oisin Smyth turned in the box but his shot was well saved by Farry .
It was County Armagh who started to put pressure on their Dublin counterparts and could have equalised with 20 minutes of the second half gone as Robbie McAteer got to the byline and crossed for Tom Weir but he could only kick the air allowing North Dublin to clear .
As the match drew to a close Josh Megoran had a superb chance to equalise as he connected sweetly with a Smyth free-kick but could only head just wide of the target.
North Dublin sealed the victory with one minute remaining as they hit County Armagh on the break, the ball falling for Mashigo from thirty yards and he lobbed the ball over Farry into the roof of the net.
County Armagh 0-2 North Dublin SL