Every local Glasgow derby game is normally a high intensity competition and this was not a disappointment. In conditions that in any other year would have caused complaints, when the rain was bouncing down, both teams just looked happy to get game time in what will likely be the shortest season we will ever have.
The Tir Conaill Harps intermediate team came into this game on the back of a great draw on their travels up to Aberdeen and the first 20 mins was a very tight affair. Daniel Gallagher opened the scoring with a point after 3 mins before Glasgow Gaels replied with one of their own. McIvor got his first point of the night on the 15 minute mark before the Gaels levelled the score once again on the 20th minute. However Tir Conaill Harps pulled away before half time with points from D Gallagher, E Cooke and C McIvor.
The second half showed the hard work that new Harps manager David Kellett has been doing on the training ground, with a controlled performance against a well organised Glasgow Gaels side.
It took 5 mins before Dan Gallagher got another point, and he was quickly joined by J Kilpatrick on the score sheet with a mighty fine point. Tir Conaill harps pulled further ahead with scores from C Shannon, D Medford and M Bartley. It was a strong performance from the Harps defence who restricted the opportunities during the second half so much so that the game was all but over before Glasgow Gaels got a late point from a free kick.
Full time: - Glasgow Gaels 0-03 Tir Conaill Harps 0-13