Junior and Minor weekend – Match Reports
On Sunday morning the junior team played Cortoon Shamrocks in a very entertaining challenge match in Ballindine, and won by 1-13 to 1-6. Cortoon led by 1-5 to 0-6 at half time but the home side dominated the second half, driven on by the impressive Tommy Mitchell at midfield. The Davitts goal came with ten minutes remaining and was finished by Pat Hopkins, in superb fashion, to the delight of the home supporters. Davitts had their best performers in Luke and Michael Ronayne, David Ryan, Colm Boyle (making a guest appearance for the team), Colm Roche, Tommy Mitchell, Kieran Mooney and Kevin Daly.
On Sunday evening the minor team were defeated in their opening league match away to Ardmoy. This was a very well contested game between two evenly matched sides, the home side winning on a 1-8 to 0-10 scoreline. Davitts best players in this game were Donal and Mark Ronayne, the outstanding Gerard McWalter, Michael and Tommy Waldron, county minor Josh Ronayne and Thomas Heneghan.
Davitts team: David Mitchell, Donal Ronayne, Gerard McWalter, Cathal Higgins, Mark Ronayne, Dara Halligan, Michael Waldron, Thomas Heneghan (0-1), James Prendergast, Josh Ronayne (0-6), Jason Connolly, Tommy Waldron (0-2), Tommy Clarke (0-1). Subs used: Tommy Charles, Adam McLoughlin.
On Saturday evening the U-16 team defeated St. Gerards by eight points and the U-14’s defeated Eastern Gaels in challenge matches.