Trim Celtic easily made it into the 3rd round of the FAI Junior Cup with a demolition of Dublin AUL side Tallagh Ath. It took just 4 mins for Trim to open there account when a cross by Mark McCormack was punched into his own net by the Tallagh keeper. Damo McGhee added two more before the break with a header from 6 yards out and another from his left foot with a well taken shot just inside the box. 3-0 at half time and Trim continued there dominance in the 2nd half when Mc Ghee again struck this time with his right foot after good work by Scott McGowan. McGhee then added his 4th and Trims 5th to end the game as a contest. Further goals from Mark McCormack and Dimmy Higgins who both worked hard all through the game gave Trim this emphatic win. Best for Trim on the day was man of the match Damo McGhee, Mick Corrigan who ran the game in the middle of the park and Cyril Halton in defence.
Team: Barry O’Callaghan, Richie Fitzsimons, Cyril Halton, David Conway, Tommy Boyle, Dimmy Higgins, Jason Hand, Mick Corrigan, Mark McCormack, Damo McGhee, Scott Mc Gowan.
Subs: Paul Campbell for Jason Hand, James Hyland for Richie Fitzsimons, John Kelly for Damo McGhee.