Ballindine, Co. Mayo

July 21, 2013

Seniors v Ballinrobe – Match Report

Davitts senior team demonstrated that goals really do win matches when defeating Ballinrobe by 4-6 to 1-12 in the Michael Walsh Secondary League game played in Ballinrobe on Saturday evening. With both sides understrength, Davitts looked the more likely in the first half and led by 2-3 to 1-5 at halftime. Davitts first half goals came from wing back Johnno Clarke (after excellent work by Andrew Peters) and Darren Connolly, who finished a six man move with aplomb. Ballinrobe’s goal came in the last seconds of the half after a promising Davitts move broke down deep in the homeside’s half.

Ballinrobe assumed control of the game in the third quarter and raced into a 1-11 to 2-4 lead before two spectacular goals by Josh Ronayne and Mark Ronayne in the space of a minute swung the game back in Davitts favour. This was a game that could have gone either way but it was great to see the never say die attitude of the young Davitts side.

Beat for Davitts were Johnno Clarke, James Cummins, Mark Ronayne, Michael and Thomas Waldron, Josh Ronayne and Darren Connolly.

Davitts: David Mitchell, Colm Roche, Cathal Higgins, Tommy Clarke, Johnno Clarke (1-1), James Cummins, Mark Ronayne (1-0), Ronan McNamara, Michael Waldron, Josh Ronayne (1-3), Keith Prendergast, Seamus Roche (0-1), Darren Connolly (1-1), Andrew Peters, Thomas Waldron.

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