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Ballindine, Co. Mayo

June 19, 2017

Juniors v Lacken – Match Report

Davitts hosted Lacken in the County Junior B Championship in Sunny Ballindine on Sunday and defeated the visitors by 1-13 to 2-8 after a fine contest.

Davitts were the better team in the first half, and led by five points at the break, but the visitors played with great spirit in the second half and Davitts had to pull out all the stops to gain the victory.

Davitts were ahead by 1-6 to 0-4 at halftime after scores from Darren Connolly (1-3), Clive Hennigan, the recipient of a harsh black card, (0-2) and Seamus Roche (0-1). Tommy Mitchell and William Freeley were lording the midfield sector and Davitts looked to be in control.

Lacken came out with all guns blazing in the second half and when they scored their second goal, with eight minutes remaining, only a point separated the sides.

Davitts finished well however and two well taken long range points from Micheal Mangan and Tommy Mitchell saw them over the finishing line.

Best for Davitts were Lawrence Daly, Michael Ronayne, Tommy Mitchell, William Freeley, Micheal Mangan, Tommy Clarke and Darren Connolly.

Davitts: Luke Ronayne, Gerard McWalter, Lawrence Daly, Michael Ronayne, Patrick Keadin, John Costello, Martin Cosgrove, Tommy Mitchell (0-1), William Freeley, Micheal Mangan (0-2), Clive Hennigan (0-2), Tommy Clarke, Darren Connolly (1-4), Shane Mitchell (0-2), Seamus Roche (0-2). Subs: Gerald Griffin, Kelan Cosgrove, Liam Macken.

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