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Olympic clinch league cup

Shannon Olympic B captured the second division league cup title at the County grounds on Sunday when they overcame the challenge of Rhine Rovers.

Greg Keane of Shannon Olympic B in action against Kevin Molloy of Rhine Rovers during their second division league cup final at Doora. Photograph by John Kelly.The all-important goal came in the opening quarter when Ian Gallagher got in the vital strike after being put through by Greg Keane.
Rhine Rovers should have been in front at this stage as they had a couple of excellent chances in the early stages of the game
They piled on the pressure, particularly in the second half, in search of an equaliser but the Shannon side held firm to capture the title.
Rovers had a golden opportunity to level shortly before the finish when they were awarded a penalty but Mark Hanrahan’s effort went high over the bar.
After the game Clare soccer league chairman Jim Madden presented the trophy to the winning captain Greg Keane.

Shannon Olympic B:
Billy Law; Conor Flynn, Paul McInerney, Brian Cunningham, Ronan McGirl; Aidan Boreland, Greg Keane, Karl Fogarty, Rory Kearns; Ian Gallagher, Chris Ryan.
Subs: Karl Ashsved for Kearns; Martin Junlevics for Boreland.
Rhine Rovers: Diarmuid Cummins; Victor Leyden, Martin McInerney, Fergal Doyle, Kevin Hurley, Paul Johnson, Gerry O’Flaherty, Kevin Molloy, Mark Hanrahan, Kevin Johnson, Kevin O’Looney.
Subs: Donal Mullins for Doyle; Caimín O’Connor for O’Looney.
Referee: Paddy Dunne.


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