juniors v Kiltimagh – Match Report
Davitts 0-16 Kiltimagh 2-9
Davitts hosted Kiltimagh in the first round of the County Junior B Championship on Sunday. After a cracking game of football the homeside came out victorious with an injury time Seamus Roche point shading the verdict.
The visitors got off to a flying start and led by 1-5 to 0-2 after thirteen minutes. Davitts points were scored by the impressive Liam Noone and Liam Macken, with Gary Regan pointing five times for the visitors and Ryan Carroll goaling in the 11th minute.
Well taken points from Darragh McGale, Sean Waldron, Shane Treacy (2), Ryan McLoughlin and Seamus Roche levelled the match but another Gary Regan point before the break left Kiltimagh ahead by 1-6 to 0-8 at halftime.
A Tommy Clarke point in the 34th minute tied the game and three Liam Noone points and a cracking Ryan McLoughlin point put Davitts four up as the game entered the final quarter. Liam Lydon and Gary Regan points for Kiltimagh were matched by Sean Waldron and Liam Noone. Dylan Roche pointed in the 56th minute for Kiltimagh and Liam Lydon buried a super goal in the sixtieth minute, after great work by midfielder Sean Walsh, to tie the match.
Davitts were not to be outdone however and team captain Seamus Roche popped over a classy point three minutes into injury time to win the match for Davitts.
This was a tremendous team effort by Davitts and credit to Kiltimagh for playing their part in a very entertaining game.
Davitts: David Mitchell, Cathal Moran, Lawrence Daly, Tom Corless, Liam Macken (0-1), James Cummins, William Freeley, Shane Mitchell, Sean Waldron (0-2), Tommy Clarke (0-1), Liam Noone (0-5), Shane Treacy (0-2), Seamus Roche (0-2), Fearghal McGrath, Darragh McGale (0-1). Subs used: Ryan McLoughlin (0-2), Johnno Clarke, Richie Kilkenny.