Ballindine, Co. Mayo

July 13, 2017

Juniors v Hollymount Carramore–SMJC – Match Report

Davitts travelled to Carramore to take on Hollymount Carramore in the South Mayo Junior Championship on Wednesday evening and won a thrilling contest by a single point, 2-15 to 2-14. Both teams played fast attacking football on a perfect evening for football.

Hollymount led by 1-9 to 1-7 at halftime with their attack in razor sharp form. Clive Hennigan, a thorn in the Holly Carra defence all evening, scored 1-3 in the first half, with Darren Connolly (0-3) and Tommy Clarke (0-1) accounting for the remainder of Davitts first half tally.

The game ebbed and flowed throughout an enthralling second half. A second Clive Hennigan goal, this one of very high quality, after good work from Micheal Mangan and a brilliant long pass from Patrick Keadin, turned the game in Davitts favour. Both teams kicked some brilliant points with Patrick Keadin (2), Clive Hennigan (3), Seamus Roche and Martin Cosgrove obliging for Davitts who managed to hold on to a one point winning margin at the end of a game that could have gone either way.

All of the Davitts players and subs played very well with Gerard McWalter, Kevin Gallagher, Lawrence Daly, team captain John Costello, Micheal Mangan and Clive Hennigan in terrific form.

Davitts: Donal Kirrane, Gerard McWalter, Kevin Gallagher, Patrick Keadin (0-2), Lawrence Daly, Martin Cosgrove (0-1), John Kilkenny, John Costello, Micheal Mangan, Gerald Griffin (0-1), Tommy Clarke (0-1), Darren Connolly (0-3), Clive Hennigan (2-6). Subs used: Seamus Roche (0-1), Richie Kilkenny, Kelan Cosgrove, Thomas Corless.

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