QPS maintained their Premier Division status with this hard earned but well deserved win over a Clonmany Reserve side who, on this performance, would give most teams a game in the Premier.
QPS 2 Clonmany Reserves 1
The Point started well and on 12 minutes Conor Barrow released Stephen Grant who raced into the area but was denied by a superb save from Kyle Devlin.
A minute later Adam Harkin lifted the ball over the Clonmany defence in the middle for Barrow to lob Devlin and see his effort go in off the post.
After some neat footwork on the edge of the area Barrow fired wide before Sean Martin had an effort deflected.
Clonmany responded and Brendan Doherty had a shot blocked by Harkin after a corner before both Jake Harkin and Dean Kelly headed over after a free and a corner respectively.
Then on 40 minutes the points Sean Martin was unlucky with a twenty yards free which came back off the post.
Within a minute Clonmany were back on terms when Brendan Doherty converted a spot kick after Danny Devlin was bundled over inside the area.
The point started the second period well and a superb run from Grant from left to right into the area ended with a low shot which Devlin saved superbly.
On 56 minutes a deep Ross Nicholas cross was headed over by Declan Bown.[adrotate group=”46″]
Clonmany responded and a superb ball from the back by Martin Kelly found Conor Doherty advancing into the area on the left but Oisin Burke advanced to smother.
The key moment came on 67 minutes when Sean Martin fired a free kick from the left hand edge of the area across Devlin to the far corner.
Clonmany pressed hard and when Jack Doherty fed Danny Devlin his effort was deflected wide.
An inswinging Jack Doherty corner in the final minute found Dean Kelly who headed inches wide as the point held on to their Premier Division status.Tags: