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U-12 Hurling League Grp1 Rnd10: Ballinkillen v Miseal

posted 6 Sep 2013, 14:22 by Neil McLoughlin   [ updated 8 Sep 2013, 12:13 ]
4th September 2013

Ballinkillen 2-6 Miseal 3-7

Both teams put on a fine, committed display of hurling for their supporters in this final round of the U-12 League Group 1.
Miseal started strongly with a goal within 2 minutes from James Smithers, who was dangerous throughout the game. Against the run of play, Ballinkillen drew level on 4 minutes, a shot from Jack Treacy dropping to the back of the Miseal net. This was followed by a pointed free for Miseal from Ger Kavanagh. Within a minute Jack McLoughlin goaled for Ballinkillen and the home team were on top for the remainder of the first half with points from Louis Brennan, Sean Smithers and Jack Treacy (free). Shiam Harmon pulled back 2 points for Miseal to leave the half time score at 2-3 to 1-2 to the home team.

Miseal shuffled the pack at half time, bringing Eoin Hosey back to act as a sweeper and went on to outscore Ballinkillen by 2-4 to 0-3 in the second half. Miseal's goals came from Shiam Harmon and James Smithers, most of their points coming from tight angles on the left off the stick of Tadhg "Tiger" Daly. Ballinkillen's points came from Jack McLoughlin and Jack Treacy.

Best for Ballinkillen were Sean Smithers, Eoin Whelan, Jack Treacy and Jack McLoughlin. James Smithers, Eoin Hosey, Shiam Harmon and Tagdh Daly stood out for Miseal.

Ballinkillen: Louis Brennan, Colin Byrne, Eric English, Cian Delaney, Mark Foley, Aaron Lennon Corcoran, Patrick Kavanagh, Jack McLoughlin, Thomas O'Donoghue, Jack Ryan, Sean Smithers, Jack Treacy, Conor Tracey, Eoin Whelan

Miseal: Ciaran Abbey, Tommy Dunne, Eoin Hosey, Tadhg Daly, James Smithers, Oisin O'Brien, Ger Kavanagh, Shiam Harmon, Diarmaid Deacon, Fiach Nolan, Zach Foley, Michael Nolan, Scott Tracy, Thomas Byrne, Jack Lowry