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Revenge is sweet for Rainey

A dominant second half from Rainey IV helped them gain revenge for their early season 41-7 defeat at the hands of Clogher Valley III as they triumphed 30-15 in Minor South.

Captain Michael Lee said: "In the first game we were trying out a number of players and it was a bit of a mix-match. Since then we have united as a team culminating in an outstanding effort from the whole squad on Saturday."

It was a rocky start for the home team as the Clogher pack set up their first try for prop Dom Foy to crash over. Home out-half Ciaran Devlin snatched the lead with two penalties but that was short-lived as hooker Mark Monteith threw in at the line-out and took the ball from the top to barge over. Devlin made it 10-9 before the last move of the half saw him cut through and race for the line before adding the conversion.

Rainey full-back Aidan Walshe then gained possession around his own '22', chipped ahead and regathered to go in for Devlin to add the points. Paul Young then broke away to go under the posts but Clogher struck back towards the close. Lee Caruth took the ball into contact and off-loaded for Peter Stubbs to touch down.

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