Ballindine, Co. Mayo

June 21, 2022

Junior v Breaffy match report

Davitts 5-16  Breaffy 2-3

Davitts Junior team produced their best performance of the season when they were convincing winners over Breaffy in Div 4A of the Senior League in Ballindine on Sunday. Davitts played with the assistance of the stiff wind in the first half and, after a powerful display, had built up a 3-12 to 0-0 lead by the halftime break.

Jack Melvin got the ball rolling in the first minute when he converted a penalty after he was fouled in the square. A series of points followed before Liam Kearns finished his side’s second goal in the 20th minute. The very impressive Jack Devane added a third goal in the 25th minute as Davitts were dominant all over the field with all six forwards in outstanding form.

Breaffy needed to get off to a good start in the second half but Davitts had extended their lead, with Liam Macken and Ryan McLoughlin pointing and Jack Devane netting his second goal, before Breaffy opened their account with a 43rd minute goal. They added a further goal and three points before the end of the game but Davitts tagged on a fifth goal by John Kilkenny and a Liam Kearns point before Club secretary John Costello, a late replacement, justified his introduction with a superb point just before the final whistle, to the delight of the home crowd.

All of the Davitts players were on top of their game on this occasion with standout displays from Brian Clarke, Brian Og McTigue, Liam Macken, Danny Corless, Ryan McLoughlin and Jack Devane.

Davitts: Tristan Diskin, Jordan Flanagan, Brian Clarke (0-1), Tom Corless, Micheal Hett, Donie Ronayne, Brian Og McTigue (0-1), Shane Mitchell, Liam Macken (0-2), Danny Corless (0-1), Liam Kearns (1-2), Jack Melvin (1-2), Ryan McLoughlin (0-2), John Kilkenny (1-1), Jack Devane (2-3). Subs used: John Costello (0-1), Darragh McGale.

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