Mick Mackey scores glorious hat-trick

Clonmel Credit Union League Division 3

Clonmel Credit Union League Division 3


A hat trick from the inform Mick Mackey boosted Cashel Town B’s promotion hopes from League Division 3 after getting the better of relegation threatened Clonmel Celtic B in trying conditions at Palmers Hill, Cashel last Sunday.

In this battle of the relegated sides Cashel Town B were in front early on when Mick Mackey finished well at the back post. But, that lead was short lived as a Clonmel Celtic B side facing relegation for a second successive season restored parity through David Aherne on 25 minutes with a good shot from 12 yards to leave it all square at the break. 

There was no further goals until the 75th minute when Mackey was on target with a back post header . Mackey scored his and Cashel’s third and his hat-trick on 80 minutes with yet another back post header following a great cross from James Harding.