Derrytresk lose by point to Clonbur in Croke Park final

Derrytresk's Niall Galvin celebrates his goal with Leo McErlean
Derrytresk's Niall Galvin celebrates his goal with Leo McErlean

Tyrone club Derrytresk lost by just one point in Sunday's All-Ireland junior football final at Croke Park, with Clonbur of Galway winning 1-8 to 1-7.

Niall Gavin scored a penalty and had one saved in the first half which ended with Derrytresk leading by 1-4 to 0-3.

Alan Kyne scored Clonbur's goal in the second half before half-back David Wallace levelled the match at 1-7 each.

Liam Kearney put the Connacht champions into the lead and Gavin missed a chance to level as his late free went wide.

It was a agonising end for the Derrytresk club who now have to serve a five-year suspension from Ulster and All-Ireland competitions.

The massive ban was issued after a mass brawl which marred Derrytresk's semi-final win over Dromid Pearses of Kerry.

The Tyrone club has appealed against the long suspension.

Seven Derrytresk players missed the final in Dublin because of individual bans issued as a result of the fighting in the Portlaoise semi-final.

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