Wolfe Tones 1-12 Keady 2-9
Wolfe Tones and Keady couldn’t be separated on Friday evening when they met in round two of the Intermediate Championship.
It’s the second draw Keady have earned in the campaign, having also finished all square with Culloville last week.
And like last Friday night, James O’Hara was the hero for Simon McGeary’s side as he claimed the levelling score.
O’Hara was once again top scorer for the visitors and finished the encounter with a personal haul of 1-5.
Keady got things up and running after 45 seconds. Ryan McCabe edged them ahead before O’Hara doubled their advantage.
Wolfe Tones, who defeated Cross IIs in round one, opened their account through top scorer Jamie Haughey.
Ryan Donnelly traded scores with Pauddy Judge while O’Hara did likewise with Tones defender Josh Megoran.
Noel King and Haughey exchanged efforts before the first goal of the night arrived. It came through James King and put Keady four up.
Haughey tagged one on for the Tones before they rattled the net themselves with Matthew Hagan raising the green flag.
Donnelly and Haughey finished the half with a point apiece as they sides drew level at the break. 1-6 each at half time.
Wolfe Tones made a brilliant start to the second period and pushed four points clear with four on the trot.
Caolan Farrell, Haughey, Conall Lavery and Connell O’Hagan all raised white flags in the third quarter.
But Keady shot right back into contention as O’Hara, their only scorer in the second half, hit the net.
O’Hara followed it up with a point a couple of minutes later to level the game with ten minutes left to play.
Jonathan McCarron and O’Hara matched each other’s efforts before Odhran Magee put the home side one point ahead.
But Keady had one final say and O’Hara landed a huge score from a free to claim a draw for the visitors.