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Monivea fight back to reach the final

Wednesday, 15th February, 2017 10:20am
Monivea fight back to reach the final

Photo: Ray Ryan

Monivea fight back to reach the final

Photo: Ray Ryan

By Mike Rafferty
At the Castlegrounds

MONIVEA are one step away from Connacht Junior Cup glory after a terrific comeback victory over Connemara in Sunday’s semi-final at the Castlegrounds.
Forwards were the prominent players in an action-packed contest played in Baltic conditions and Monivea crashed over for two tries during the last quarter, including the match-winner from Vinny Lally three minutes from time, as they set up a final date with Ballinasloe. 
With a strong wind blowing across the pitch it was Connemara who enjoyed whatever advantage was going as they led by 8-3 at the break.

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