Seniors v Shrule Glencorrib – Match Report
Shrule Glencorrib 2-11 Davitts 0-17
Davitts and Shrule Glencorrib met in the O Mara Cup in Glencorrib on Friday evening with the sides ending up all square after an exciting match. The homeside were quick off the blocks and raced into a 1-1 to 0-0 lead after three minutes. Wind assisted Davitts got on top for the remainder of the first half and led by 0-13 to 1-4 at half time after some high quality points from Liam Kearns (4), Josh Ronayne (4), Aidan McTigue (3), Keith Prendergast and Johnno Clarke. Declan Healy was a powerful performer at midfield for Davitts and he got good assistance from Michael Waldron, Micheal Mangan, Keith Prendergast and Johnno Clarke around the middle of the field.
Shrule upped the ante considerably in the second half and chipped away at the lead. Davitts responded with nice points from Evan Ronayne, Aidan McTigue and Liam Kearns but a second Shrule Glencorrib goal left just a point separating the teams with seven minutes remaining. The homeside got the scent of blood and two points had them ahead with time running out. Davitts were reeling but dug deep and in one final attack they were awarded a free kick which Liam Kearns converted to earn his side a draw, probably a fair result over the course of the game.
Colm Roche, Declan Healy, Micheal Mangan, Evan Ronayne, Liam Kearns and the lively Aidan McTigue played very well for Davitts.
Davitts: Adrian McNamara, Cathal Higgins, Padraig Mangan, Colm Roche, Johnno Clarke (0-1), Keith Prendergast (0-1), Kevin Gallagher, Declan Healy, Michael Waldron, Evan Ronayne (0-1), Liam Kearns (0-6), Micheal Mangan, Josh Ronayne (0-4), Sean Waldron, Aidan McTigue (0-4). Subs used: Martin Cosgrove, Andrew Peters, Thomas Waldron.