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Forde sees red as the 'Mines edge fiery derby

Wednesday, 10th April, 2019 2:03pm
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Forde sees red as the 'Mines edge fiery derby

Silvermines' players react to the sending off of Jason Forde by referee Peter Carroll. PHOTO: ODHRAN DUCIE

Forde sees red as the 'Mines edge fiery derby

Silvermines' players react to the sending off of Jason Forde by referee Peter Carroll. PHOTO: ODHRAN DUCIE

Silvermines 1-14

Newport 0-14

  

By Enda Treacy in Nenagh

 

David Keogh’s first half goal was the difference between the sides at the final whistle as Silvermines edged a dour and ill-tempered encounter with Newport last Saturday evening.

Such was the turgid nature of this contest, that the most memorable part of the game was the two red cards dished out to Silvermines’ Jason Forde and Newport’s Darragh Carroll in the final ten minutes, as the game lacked any real quality. 

With so much at stake in this three-team group (with Holycross/Ballycahill) this game was set up nicely to be a good, competitive and exciting encounter, but it never got to a level either side will be happy with and the late expulsions will have left sour taste in the mouths of both camps.

 

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