Ballindine, Co. Mayo

June 18, 2022

Senior v Burrishoole match report

Burrishoole 0-8  Davitts 0-13

Davitts continued their unbeaten start to Div 2B of the Senior League with an impressive seven point victory over Burrishoole in Newport on Saturday evening.

Davitts, wind assisted in the first half, and after conceding the opening score in the second minute, shot over two quick replies courtesy of Cathal Corless and Fenton Kelly to lead after four minutes. Cathal Corless added another three minutes later. The homeside pulled one back in the 13th minute but Davitts shot four unanswered points from Niall Treacy, Darragh McGale, Evan Ronane and Jack Ronayne to extend their lead to five points by the 18th minute. The last twelve minutes of the first half saw both teams score just a point apiece with Jack Ronayne getting the Davitts score.

Davitts started the second half well with a superb Shane Treacy point in the first minute. Burrishoole pointed in the 35th minute but Davitts, well on top now, replied with points from Evan Ronane, Niall Treacy and Cathal Hennelly in the next five minutes to go eight points clear. Burrishoole had their most productive spell in the next ten minutes, hitting four points on the trot as they looked to produce a grandstand finish. Davitts however had other ideas and scored the last three points of the game through Cathal Corless, Fenton Kelly and Liam Kearns to close out the game and claim the two league points.

Outstanding for Davitts in what was a very good team performance were Keith Prendergast, Cathal Higgins, Shane Treacy, Micheal Hett, Fenton Kelly, Johnno Clarke, Cathal Hennelly, Cathal Corless, Darragh McGale and Niall Treacy.

Davitts: Keith Prendergast, Kieran Fahy, Cathal Higgins, Thomas Ronayne, Shane Treacy (0-1), Colm Boyle, Micheal Hett, Fenton Kelly (0-2), Johnno Clarke, Cathal Corless (0-3), Jack Ronayne (0-2), Cathal Hennelly (0-1), Evan Ronane (0-2), Darragh McGale (0-1), Niall Treacy (0-2). Subs used: Jack Melvin, Aidan Macken, Liam Kearns (0-1), Danny Corless, Brian Og McTigue.

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