Ballindine, Co. Mayo

July 21, 2017

Juniors v Shrule Glencorrib–SMJC – Match Report

Davitts Junior team made it three wins on the bounce in the South Mayo Championship with a 3-16 to 3-11 win over Shrule Glencorrib in Ballindine on Wednesday evening. This win ensures Davitts place in the South Mayo B Final against the same opposition.

After a tit for tat first half the visitors led by 0-9 to 0-8 at halftime. They extended their lead to three points before Clive Hennigan, a constant threat, goaled for Davitts after great work by William Freeley. Both sides traded points before Davitts pulled five clear after fine points from Darren Connolly, Tommy Clarke (2), Clive Hennigan and a John Costello special from long range. A Shrule Glencorrib goal was cancelled out by one from William Freeley. Davitts goaled again via Richie Kilkenny, after a storming run by Patrick Keadin with the visitors adding their third goal just before the final whistle. Expect the final to be a less open affair.

Best for Davitts were Thomas Corless, Patrick Keadin, Lawrence Daly, William Freeley, John Kilkenny, Tommy Clarke and Clive Hennigan.

Davitts: Donal Kirrane, Ger McWalter, Thomas Corless, Patrick Keadin, Lawrence Daly, Kelan Cosgrove, John Costello (0-1), William Freeley (1-1), Tommy Clarke (0-3), Gerald Griffin (0-1), John Kilkenny, Darren Connolly(0-3), Clive Hennigan (1-7). Subs used: Richie Kilkenny (1-0), Luke Ronayne.

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