Kilcoo through to club semi-finals

Kilcoo through to club semi-finals

Kilcoo are into the semi-finals of the Ulster Senior Football Club Championship after beating Crossmaglen Rangers 3-10 to 1-8 in extra time in front of a bumper crowd at the Athletic Grounds in Armagh.

Over 9,000 people packed in to see Kilcoo inflict Crossmaglen Rangers first defeat in the competition since 2005.

Kilcoo controlled proceedings for most of the game and with 20 minutes remaining had a seven point lead.

But Crossmgalen Rangers reduced that deficit after Kilcoo had Daryl Branagan sent off.

With both sides tied at 1-7 the game went to extra time.

But that was where Kilcoo turned the screw scoring two goals in quick succession.

Crossmaglen never recovered and two players sent off in the second period of extra time.

Kilcoo will now face Ballinderry in the Ulster semi-finals next Sunday.


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