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U-12 Hurling League Division 1 Round 7: Ballinkillen v Naomh Brid

posted 11 Jul 2014, 01:06 by Neil McLoughlin   [ updated 11 Jul 2014, 03:20 ]
10th July 2014

Ballinkillen 5-15 Naomh Brid 2-03

Ballinkillen: Louis Brennan 1-04, Kevin Kavanagh 1-03, Patrick Kavanagh 1-01, Eric English 0-04 (0-01f), Jack McLoughlin 1-03 (0-02f), Donnacha Murphy (1-00), Pat Hickey (0-01)
Naomh Brid: Connor Carew 1-02 Dillon Delaney 1-00, Fiach O´Toole 0-01

Ballinkillen got off to a good start in this game against a depleted but determined Naomh Brid side with 3 early points from Louis Brennan and the Kavanagh brothers, Patrick and Kevin. Naomh Brid struck back with a well taken goal from Dillon Delaney after 8 minutes to leave the sides level. A scramble in the Naomh Brid goal mouth finished with a goal for Ballinkillen´s Donnacha Murphy on 14 minutes after Eric English had retaken the lead for the home team with a fine point from play. English pointed again from a free before Naomh Brid rattled the net for the second time with a goal from Connor Carew. Eric English and Kevin Kavangh shared 4 further points and Fiach O´Toole added a point for Naomh Brid to leave the half-time score 1-09 to 2-01 in favour of Ballinkillen.

Goals from Louis Brennan, Kevin Kavanagh, Patrick Kavanagh and Jack McLoughlin and a fine Pat Hickey point for Ballinkillen put the game beyond doubt in the second half. Connor Carew added 2 further points for Naomh Brid.

Best for Naomh Brid were J. Hughes in Goal. D. Barron and B. McDonald in defence never gave up. Z. Kelly had a good second half.
Ballinkillen put in a strong all-round team performance with great work from Adam Tobin, Eamonn Normanly and Eoin Whelan in defence.

Ballinkillen: Pat Hickey, Eoin Cummins, Eoin Whelan, Eamonn Normanly, Adam Tobin, Jack McLoughlin, Patrick Kavanagh, Eric English (capt.), Louis Brennan, Kevin Kavanagh, Donnacha Murphy, Darragh Cummins, Maor Uiisce/Match Reporter: Donal Quirke
Naomh Brid: J. Hughes, J. Dunne, D. Barron, B. McDonald, S. Nolan, D Delaney, F. O Toole, Z. Kelly, A. Thompson, J. Doyle, C. Carew. Subs J. Lowry & D. Ryan.