MAKING MUSIC: Ciran
Burke, Lydia Beswick and Robyn Regan from Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann group at St Michael's Irish Centre in Everton, left, and with other members of the group, above Pictures: GARETH JONES/GRJ240609I
The home defending was chaotic with Ciran
Kilheeney twice hitting a post in the opening five minutes as Radcliffe threatened to run riot.
The visitors were gifted the lead on 22 minutes when Ciran
Kilheeney's shot slipped under a despairing Chris Parry.
The tie had finished 2-2, with Iain Dyson netting a double for Town and Ciran
RTE's Den 2 duo Aidan Power and Mary "The Mammy" Martin were joined by Ruth Cassidy IBTS donor attendant and transfusion recipient Ciran
The full forward line of Ger Keane, Ciran Considine and John Daley was highly effective and between them got most of the first scores.
Down opened with a point from Patrick Pearce McCartan inside a minute but two minutes later Ciran Considine levelled.
Scotland paid dearly for their weakness in the tackle which gifted soft tries to fullback Ciran
Clarke and a first for Woods.