This exciting encounter at Sally Gardens played out to a draw, a result which guaranteed both sides their Division 2 status for next year.
At one stage in the first half, we trailed 1-6 to 0-2 but we battled our way back into the game and at the break we trailed by a single point 1-6 – 1-7, thanks to scores from Ceavy Slane 0-3, Aaron Slane 0-1, Padraig McParland 0-2 and a thunderous goal from Niall McParland.
Two points from Ceavy Slane on the restart edged us in front for the first time but Glenavy quickly squared the game. From here on the both sides traded point for point and were level on 6 further occasions. Both teams had opportunities in additional time to get the winning score but the final whistle blew with the sides level 1-14 to 1-14, a draw which was probably a fair result over the sixty minutes. Second half scores came from Ceavy Slane 0-2, Aaron Slane 0-3, Anto McGrattan 0-1 and Padraig McParland 0-2.