Juniors v Westport – Match Report
Davitts junior team travelled to Westport on Sunday and were beaten by 3-10 to 1-7, although the game was much closer than the scoreline suggests. The Westport attack were slicker and looked like scoring every time the ball entered the Davitts half, while at the other end, the Davitts attack were very wasteful. Westport had led by 1-7 to 1-3 at halftime, with Richie Kilkenny supplying a neat finish for the visitors goal after great work by Liam Kearns and Pat Coyne.
Davitts almost grabbed a goal in the opening minute of the second half when Kilkenny rattled the underside of the crossbar and Westport managed to scramble the ball away. Although Davitts were camped in their opponents half for the first ten minutes of the second half, they never threatened the scoreboard, thanks to some great defending and some terrible shooting. Westport then grabbed the game by the scruff of the neck and scored at will as the Davitts lads heads began to drop.
Davitts best performers in this game were Tommy Nolan, Johnno Clarke, Pat Coyne, who had a fine game, Andrew Peters and Michael Waldron.
Davitts: David Connolly, Cathal Higgins, Tommy Nolan, Martin Cosgrove, Johnno Clarke, Tommy Mitchell, Laurence Daly, John Heneghan, Pat Coyne, Michael Waldron (0-1), Josh Ronayne (0-5), Andrew Peters, Seamus Roche, Liam Kearns (0-1), Richie Kilkenny (1-0). Subs used: James Cummins, William Freeley.