Ballindine, Co. Mayo

May 20, 2017

Seniors v Ballinrobe – Match Report

Davitts went to Ballinrobe on Friday night and came away with an emphatic 4-16 to 0-14 victory over the local side in the O Mara Cup.

After Shane Treacy pointed for Davitts to open the scoring, Ballinrobe fired over the next five points to lead by 0-5 to 0-1 after ten minutes. Then Cathal Hennelly began to dominate around midfield and the Davitts attackers began to enjoy themselves.

Evan Ronane pointed and then Josh Ronayne burst through the centre before shooting his side’s opening goal. Evan Ronane and Ronan McNamara added two more goals as the Davitts attack, with Michael Conroy pulling the strings, produced some fine football. Points from Cathal Hennelly (2), Ronan McNamara and Evan Ronane saw Davitts 3-6 to 0-7 ahead at halftime.

Davitts kept the foot on the pedal for most of the second half with Josh Ronayne in super form scoring 1-3. His younger brother Jack, who worked hard throughout the game, got in on the scoring act with a sweet point and Cathal Hennelly, Thomas Waldron, Evan Ronane (2) and sub Keith Prendergast (2) completed Davitts impressive tally.

Davitts had great performances from Adrian McNamara, Thomas Waldron, Cathal Hennelly, man of the match Josh Ronayne, Michael Conroy, Jack Ronayne and Evan Ronane.

Davitts: Adrian McNamara, Kieran Fahy, Cathal Higgins, Lawrence Daly, Thomas Waldron (0-1), Declan Healy, Micheal Mangan, William Freeley, Cathal Hennelly (0-3), Michael Conroy, Josh Ronayne (2-3), Shane Treacy (0-1), Jack Ronayne (0-1), Ronan McNamara (1-1), Evan Ronane (1-4). Subs used: Patrick Keadin, Keith Prendergast (0-2), Tommy Clarke, Johnno Clarke.

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