Connaught Telegraph con-telegraph.ie 15 Jan, 2022 13:45 am

Knockmore leave Connaught silverware behind them

Knockmore leave Connaught silverware behind them
TYNAN'S TAKE: By Stuart Tynan

John McGlynn, Jack Carney, Darragh Keaveney, Niall Feehan and Niall Ryan lit up the Sligo champions as St.Knockmore’s Aidan Orme was one of the shining lights in the agonising Connaught final defeat to Padraig Pearses.But when Pearses goalkeeper Paul Whelan was shown a black card for a cynical trip on Aidan Orme, who can hold his head high following a wonderful display, the opening was there for Knockmore to take advantage.Padraig Pearses had 17, converted 14.

That is an incredible conversion rate for the Roscommon and newly-crowned Connaught senior club champions.But for the back-to-back Mayo senior club champions, the head will ache with what-ifs.

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