Ballindine, Co. Mayo

April 18, 2013

Minors v Ballinrobe – Match Report

The large number of Davitts supporters who decided to forsake Coronation Street and Eastenders on Monday evening to attend the Minor League Div 2 game against Ballinrobe, were rewarded with a superb performance from the homeside in Ballindine. Davitts won by 0-15 to 0-4 in a game played in atrocious conditions.

Davitts, wind assisted in the first half raced into a 0-10 to 0-1 lead by halftime. The entire forwardline were very impressive and all of them registered scores in the opening period as well as the very influential midfielder Thomas Waldron. The Davitts defence withstood everything that the visitors threw at them in the second half and scored five further points via Evan Ronayne (2), Cathal Hennelly, Thomas Waldron and Gerald Griffin.

Michael Mangan was a very reliable goalie and in front of him Dylan Keadin and Donal Ronayne were magnificent in the corner back positions. Jack Rodgers, Padraig Mangan and John Huane formed a solid half back line. Thomas Waldron and William Freeley worked extremely hard at midfield and the forwardline linked well and took their chances when they came.

Davitts: Michael Mangan, Dylan Keadin, Donal Ronayne, Jack Rodgers, Padraig Mangan, John Huane, Thomas Waldron (0-2), William Freeley, Cathal Hennelly (0-3), Michael Clarke (0-3), Evan Ronayne (0-4), Liam Noone (0-1), Gerald Griffin (0-2). Subs used: Patrick Keadin, Richie O Connor, Jonathon Fahy.

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