Trim played senior team from east meath Curraha in the div 2 A football league last night in St Lomans park The team suffered a loss that could have very easily been a win as the Trim team constructed six clear cut goal chances in the second half scoring only one of the six goal chances but to be fair to the Trim forwards the Curraha keeper made great saves to keep the ball out of his teams net. Aaron Lynch finally hit the back of the net in the sixtieth minute with a brilliant individual goal .
Curraha started the match very well and had six point on the score board by the tenth minute. Aaron Lynch got the town side on the score board in the eleventh minute. Curraha were in total control of this first half and seemed to be able to score at will. In the eighteenth minute Curraha struck a hammer blow to Trims’s chances when they scored their first goal. Aaron Lynch added five more points for the Reds before half time and Brian Dowling and Mikie Cullen also chipped in with a point each before the half time whistle .
Half time score : Trim 0-8 Curraha 1-10
Trim shot of the blocks in the first few seconds of the second half , Aaron Lynch has the first goal chance but was denied by the Curraha keeper. From the kick out Alan Douglas gained possession , gave a great ball to Neil Heffernan who used his strength to pass two defenders to shoot a great shot for goal but he too was thwarted by the outstanding Curraha keeper. Aaron Lynch got the first score of the second half with a lovely point from about thirty yards out. Curraha responded with a point from the restart and then In the next fifteen minutes Trim missed three more great goal chances. These missed goal chances cost the town side two badly needed points. Trim out scored their opponents by one point in the final thirty minutes where Scores were very scarce with Trim scoring 1-4 and Curraha scoring 1-3.
Aaron Lynch was once again Trims top scorer and finished the match with an impressive 1-8 .
Final Score Trim 1-12 Curraha 2- 13
Trim Team & Scorers : Barry Callaghan,Rory McGrath, Shane Downes,Cieran O’Rourke, Darie Lynch,Daryl Phelan,Declan Dowling, Alan Douglas,Joe O’Donohue, James Cullen,Mikie Cullen(0-1) Sean Fitzgerald, Brian Dowling(0-1)Owen O’Connor, Aaron Lynch (1-8)
Subs: Neil Heffernan (0-2) for Mikie Cullen H/T Mark Murray For Sean Fitzgerald 45 minutes and Eoin McGrath for Joe Donahue 50 minute .