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Westport United win Liam McEntee Charity Shield


David Hoban being presented with Man Of The Match Award by Eamon McEntee

Manulla 1 v 3 Westport United - Elverys Sports Super League Champions Westport United defeated Connacht Gold Cup Winners Manulla in the curtain raiser to the 2016 season

Westport United came from behind to claim the first piece of silverware for the new season in the Liam McEntee Charity Shield Final at Milebush Park earlier today.

  • The McEntee Family present the Charity Shield to Gary Cunningham - Westport Utd
  • Westport United pictured before the Liam MCEntee Charity Shield Final
  • Manulla pictured before the Liam MCEntee Charity Shield Final
  • Gary Cunningham shows safe hands
  • Peter Corcoran scores for Westport
  • David Hoban scores Westport's 3rd goal
  • Manulla's Ian Corry punches clear from a corner kick

Michael Guilfoyle gave Manulla the lead with the opening goal on 17 minutes but Westport were level on the half hour mark when David Hoban grabbed his first goal of the season. As the game approached halftime Westport took the lead when youngster Peter Corcoran struck just before the break. The next goal was always going to be crucial and Westport were the team that got it when once again man of the match David Hoban found the net to put the game beyond doubt.


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