Ballindine, Co. Mayo

May 7, 2023

County Junior B C’ship v Balla match report

Davitts 2-9  Balla 2-16

Davitts and Balla met in the first round of the Junior B Championship in Ballindine on Saturday evening and it was the visitors that collected the two points after a very impressive display. Balla laid the foundations for this victory in the opening half, building up a 2-9 to 0-4 lead before the break. They shot two goals and four points in the last ten minutes of the first half as Davitts struggled in several positions throughout the field.

Davitts will get some consolation from their spirited second half display especially in the final quarter when they narrowed the deficit to four points with five minutes remaining. Balla fired over the last three points of the game and, on this form, will be a force to be reckoned with in this competition.

Brian Birmingham, Sean Feerick, Brian Og McTigue, Liam Kearns, Mark Ronayne, Ryan McLoughlin, Johnno Clarke and Davey Hennessy did best for Davitts in this game.

Davitts: Keith Prendergast, Brian Birmingham, Lawrence Daly, Sean Feerick, Brian Og McTigue, Tom Corless, Gary Bourke, Michael Waldron, Stephen Nyland, Liam Macken, Liam Kearns (0-3), Mark Ronayne (0-1), Ryan McLoughlin (1-2), Johnno Clarke, Davy Hennessy (1-1). Subs used: Jordan Flanagan, Sean Keadin, Dylan Gallagher (0-2), Aidan Macken, John Kilkenny.

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