Ratoath (@1.53) vs Moynalvey (@2.75)
25-08-2019

Our Prediction:

Ratoath will win

Ratoath – Moynalvey Match Prediction | 25-08-2019

The first goal was a pure freak with Padraic Harnan's long delivery skidding off the wet surface and deceiving Ross Healy before ending up in the net and then second 90 seconds later the second goal was the product of a brilliant move involving Cillian O'Sullivan and Harnan that ended with Shane Lenehan flicking to the net to make it 2-9 to 1-4 game over.

The second half was a cagey enough affair; however the Cilles could not get the scores needed to close the gap. The sides exchanged points for the remainder of the half with the gap closing to 6points at half time with the score at 0-9 to 3-6. The Cilles will rue the concession of those three early goals for Moynalvey, as they were really the difference on the day. Upon referee David Coldricks final whistle the score read 3-15 to 0-14 to Moynalvey.

The Cilles survived an excellent Dunboyne second half comeback to claim their second win in this Jun B match played in good conditions in Kilbride. There was a tentative start to the match with both teams testing the opposition. The win sees them top of Group C after two games.

a period of five minutes were they conceded three goals early in the first half, with the excellent David McLoughlin finding the net twice, and the other major coming from Shane Lenehan. Then came Moynalveys purple patch were they stunned the Seasiders with a three goal salvo to leave the score 0-4 to 3-0 after some seven minutes, with the Cilles other point coming from the boot of David OByrne. The Cilles had the better of the opening exchanges in this match racing into an early three point lead, 0-3 to 0-0 with points from James Conlan, Cathal Hilliard and Graham Reilly.

Group Stage[edit]

The Cilles faced a formidable and unbeaten Donaghmore/Asbourne team in their fourth match of their A League campaign. The opening half was nip and tuck with little between the teams. Played on a wet miserable Friday night in Asbourne this was another disappointing evening for the visiting Seasiders.

Meath (SFC v Donegal) 1 Paddy ORourke (Skryne), 2 Donal Keogan, Rathkenny), 3 Conor McGill (Ratoath), 4 Mickey Burke (Longwood), 5 Padraic Harnan (Moynalvey), 6 Brian Power (Ratoath), 7 Shane McEntee (St Peters Dunboyne), 8 Bryan Menton (Donaghmore/Ashbourne), 9 Ronan Jones (St Peters Dunboyne), 10 James McEntee (Curraha), 11 Cillian OSullivan (Moynalvey), 12 Ruairi O Coileain (Navan OMahonys), 13 Graham Reilly (St Colmcilles), 14 Sean Tobin (Simonstown Gaels), 15 Donal Lenihan (St Peters Dunboyne).

The outcome was decided by two fortuitous goals that edged it in favor of Na Fianna. This first round game of the Championship was played at a dry and cold but windy Trim venue before a modest crowd. The Cilles played into a strong first breeze coming from the swimming pool end for the first half.

At the turn of the century Moynalvey suffered the fate of being relegated from Senior to Junior gradewithin 4 years. Moynalvey won the Junior C title in 2003 serving as a stepping stone towinning the Junior A championship in 2008 when defeating Ratoath and also a Leinster Junior Championship beating Rochortbridge. Moynalvey captured its first ever trophy at senior level in 1993 defeating Navan O Mahonys in the Feis Cup decider, the Junior C Championship was also won in 1993. In 2011 Moynalvey won the Intermediate Championship defeating Gaeil Colmcille, while in only their second year back at Senior Moynalvey reached the quarter final of the SFC in 2013.

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Colmcilles2-13 Moynalvey 1-10 (Match Report)Round 6 RatoathW/O Oldcastle SCRWalterstown1-4 Blackhall Gaels 4-11Nobber2-14 St. Colmcilles2-14 Trim 3-10Ratoath1-13 Seneschalstown 2-9Moynalvey2-18 Blackhall Gaels 3-11 (Match Report)Nobber4-17 Oldcastle 2-17Round 9 SeneschalstownW/O Moynalvey SCRBlackhall GaelsW/O Nobber SCROldcsatle2-9 St. Colmcilles vs OMahonys Blackhall Gaels2-5 Ratoath 4-17Trim10-17 Nobber 0-6Oldcastle3-20 Moynalvey 0-5 (Match Report)Round 8 OMahonys 3-12 Walterstown 0-10St. Round 2 Blackhall Gaels0-10 Trim 5-13Seneschalstown1-8 St. Colmcilles 2-8Walterstown0-16 Trim 1-14Round 5 Oldcastle0-7 Walterstown 3-22Nobber3-13 OMahonys 3-12Trim vs Ratoath Blackhall Gaels1-7 Seneschalstown 1-17St. Colmcilles vs Walterstown Moynalvey3-13 OMahonys 4-9 (Match Report)Nobber0-5 Ratoath 2-17Trim1-18 Seneschalstown 1-11Oldcastle1-9 Blackhall Gaels 2-6Round 4Moynalvey2-12 Nobber 1-12 (Match Report)Seneschalstown0-14 Oldcastle 1-8OMahonys2-15 Blackhall Gaels 0-4Ratoath2-17 St. Colmcilles 1-7OMahonysSCR Seneschalstown W/OMoynalvey3-14 Trim 1-19 (Match Report)Round 7 Seneschalstown4-19 Walterstown 1-5St. Colmcilles 6-18OMahonys2-17 Oldcastle 0-7Walterstown0-8 Nobber 2-11Ratoath4-13 Moynalvey 0-5 (Match Report)Round 3 St.

Then came Nobbers second goal followed by two points leaving them three points up 12 minutes into the second period, 2-6 to 0-9. Next up for Moynalvey is a final round game against table toppers Ratoath.Moynalvey:Paul Conneely, Anthony Brien, Conor Egan, Darragh Branigan, Eoin Corrigan, William Mahady, Brian OReilly, John Donoghue, David Reilly (0-1), Adam Rooney, Brian Conneely (0-5), Shaun Deering (0-3), Eoghan Murphy, James ONeill (0-8, 4f), Ciaran Harnan. Moynalvey picked up their first win of the Seamus Connolly Catering Junior B Championship when overcoming Nobber by three points on the 3G astro pitch at Dunganny on Monday evening 12th August.Moynalvey 0-17Nobber 2-8Re-fixed for Monday evening following Sundays original postponed fixture due to a waterlogged Dunderry pitch and 24hrs before Moynalveys SFC Round 3 game on Tuesday, this Junior B championship game was played on the unusual setting of Dungannys 3G astro pitch. Moynalvey opened the games scoring in the 5th minute through James ONeill, before Nobber opened their account with their first goal a minute later.Another Nobber point left them three ahead before four Moynalvey points in a row from ONeill (3) and Shaun Deering left it 0-5 to 1-1 to Moynalvey at the quarter hour mark. Two further Moynalvey points from James ONeill and Shaun Deering left Moynalvey two points up at half time, 0-8 to 1-3. However, in the last quarter Moynalvey outscored Nobber 0-8 to 0-2 with points from Brian Conneely (3), James ONeill (3), Shaun Deering and David Reilly to leave three between the sides at the final whistle, 0-17 to 2-8. Best for Moynalvey were man of the match David Reilly, Willie Mahady, Shaun Deering and top scoring veterans James ONeill and Brian Conneely. A brace of Nobber points either side of a Brian Conneely score for Moynalvey left it all square 1-3 to 0-6 after 21 minutes. Within ninety seconds of the restart Nobber pointed, with Brian Conneely responding for Moynalvey.