Ballindine, Co. Mayo

April 30, 2019

Seniors v Shrule Glencorrib – Match Report

Davitts travelled to Shrule to face Shrule Glencorrib in Div 3 of the Senior League and the sides played out an exciting draw, 1-11 each, in a game played in ideal climatic conditions.

Davitts dominated the first half and led by by 0-9 to 0-3 at the break. They notched some very good points from Evan Ronane (2), Keith Prendergast (2), Josh Ronayne (4), and Cathal Hennelly and appeared to be cruising.

Shrule Glencorrib however got themselves right back into the game shooting three points in the opening five minutes of the second period. Evan Ronane stemmed the flow with an eighth minute Davitts point. Shrule Glencorrib narrowed the gap to two points in the nineteenth minute but a Cathal Hennelly goal a minute later, after good work by Liam Kearns and Michael Conroy, looked like settling the issue.

A grandstand finish by the battling homeside saw them level the match as it entered injury time. A trademark Ronan McNamara long range free kick put Davitts ahead again but Shrule Glencorrib snatched a late equaliser to earn a share of the spoils.

Best for Davitts were Patrick Keadin, Tommy Waldron, Padraig Mangan, Josh Ronayne, Evan Ronane and Keith Prendergast.

Davitts: Cian Naughton, Patrick Keadin, Cathal Higgins, Tommy Waldron, Padraig Mangan, Dmitry Trench, Ronan McNamara (0-1), Michael Waldron, Josh Ronayne (0-4), Liam Kearns, Cathal Hennelly (1-1), Keith Prendergast (0-2), Michael Conroy, Evan Ronane (0-3). Subs used: Darragh McGale, Tom Corless, Shane Treacy.

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