KIlmac's Johnny Power is upended by Ferrybank's Jason Hennessey.

KIlmac's Johnny Power is upended by Ferrybank's Jason Hennessey.

Ferrybank 0-10; Kilmacthomas 0-8

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Having been denied by a late goal seven days previously, Ferrybank claimed the Eastern Junior Football title after a narrow win over Kilmacthomas.

Undaunted by their underdog tag, Ferrybank opened the scoring through a well taken point from Eoin O’Neill.

County minor star Stephen Lynn equalised for Kilmacthomas after being placed by David Power and the mid-county side took the lead when Anthony Power converted a free.

Lynn’s team mate on the county minor team, Greg Murphy then equalised for Ferrybank after a good run by John Treacy.

The star man for Ferrybank in the drawn game was full-forward Colm O’Neill and he grabbed two points in as many minutes as Ferrybank began to put some daylight between themselves and their rivals.

With a quarter of the game gone, Ferrybank led by 0-4 to 0-2. This lead was soon extended as Colm O’Neill took a short free to his name sake Eoin who knocked over a fine point with his left foot.

Centre-forward John Treacy then split the posts from an impossible angle as Ferrybank threatened to run riot.

Kilmacthomas then fell into the habit of wasting valuable opportunities. Anthony Power took a short free to an under pressure Stephen Lynn who was blocked down and another free from Eoin Walsh dropped short and was cleared.

See The Munster Express newspaper for full story and photos.