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Shock As Offaly Senior Football Championship Resumes

Cappincur defeated 1/8 favourites Tullamore in a major upset.

There was a big shock to kick-off the Offaly Senior Football Championship. 

Cappincur won just their 5th ever game at this level, defeating Tullamore in fiesty local derby 0-12 to 1-8. 

A first half goal had given Tullamore a 1-4 to 5 point lead at the break, before a series of second period free's brought Cappincur back into contention.

Offaly footballer Eoin Carroll kicked a last minute point to win it. 

He says taking such a big scalp is massive for the club:

Elsewhere this weekend a red card for Oisin Kelly wasn't enough to stop reigning champions Ferbane, they defeated Edenderry 1-12 to 1-08 in group one. 

Their captain Joe Maher says there's plenty of room for improvement in the young side:

Rhode ran out 9 point winners of a repeat of last year's county semi final, 1-19 to 1-10 against Clara. 

Niall McNamee kicking 1-7 in that one. 

While newly promoted Bracknagh put in a strong showing against Shamrocks.

They took a 0-7 to no score lead before gradually being clawed back. 

That game finished up with a one point win for Shamrocks, 1-15 to 2-11. 

Results in full: 

Group One:

Ferbane 1-12 - 1-08 Edenderry

Shamrocks 1-15 - 2-11 Bracknagh

Group Two:

Cappincur 0-12 - 1-08 Tullamore

Rhode 1-19 - 1-10 Clara

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