Ballindine, Co. Mayo

April 25, 2011

Juniors stage late comeback v Ballaghadereen

Davitts Junior team staged a dramatic late comeback to earn a share of the spoils against Ballaghadereen in a league game played in ideal conditions in Ballindine on Saturday evening. Davitts, who had lost in the previous round to a Paddy Finnegan inspired Aughamore, overcame the loss of the jetlagged Pat Hopkins, to snatch an unlikely draw after trailing by 1-11 to 0-7 as the game entered the final quarter. Late goals from David Cosgrove and a superb Seamus Roche effort brought Davitts back into the game and three excellent Maurice Prendergast points earned a draw for the homeside. Davitts best players were Derek Mooney, Martin Cosgrove, Michael Ronayne, Seamus Roche, Maurice Prendergast, Richie Kilkenny and player coach Luke Ronayne.

Davitts team: Mark Diskin, Martin Cosgrove, Luke Ronayne, Derek Mooney, Laurence Daly, Michael Ronayne, John Costello, Tommy Mitchell, John Heneghan, Darragh Halligan, Maurice Prendergast, David Cosgrove, Constantine Penny, Seamus Roche, Richie Kilkenny. Subs used: Kevin Pups Daly, Aidan Brogan.

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