U-13s v Eastern Gaels–County Division 3 Final – Match Report
Davitts U-13’s captured the County Div 3 League title with a fine 5-11 to 0-11 victory over Eastern Gaels in Ballindine on Saturday.
Davitts made full use of the wind in the first half and built up a 3-8 to 0-1 halftime lead. The goal scorers were Conor McDermott who bagged two and team captain, Dylan Gallagher.
Eastern Gaels battled hard in the second half but two further goals from Mark Bermingham and Dylan Gallagher ensured that Davitts remained comfortable.
Goalkeeper Dylan O Brien has had a brilliant season and another clean sheet to his name was no surprise. In front of him, corner backs Conor Feerick and Mark Bermingham defended tenaciously throughout the game.
Ethan Boyle at centre half back led the defence well and was very well supported by his wing men Sean Meehan and Brian Hett.
Sean Keadin and Dylan Gallagher worked hard at midfield (against two fine opponents) to give Davitts the edge with Dylan Gallagher giving a man of the match display.
Up front Ronan Kelly, Conor McDermott and Finn McLoughlin worked tirelessly on the half forward line as did corner forwards Fionn McTigue and Harry Fallon.
Substitutes Ciaran Treacy, Tadhg Feerick and Ruadhan O Conaire all did well when introduced.
Davitts: Dylan O Brien, Conor Feerick, Mark Bermingham (1-0), Sean Meehan, Ethan Boyle, Brian Hett, Sean Keadin, Dylan Gallagher (2-8), Ronan Kelly, Conor McDermott (2-1), Finn McLoughlin (0-1), Fionn McTigue, Harry Fallon (0-1). Subs: Ciaran Treacy, Tadhg Feerick, Ruadhan O Conaire, Darragh Garvey, Brian Corless, Ben Corless, Noah O Brien, Oisin O Gara, Aaron Trench.
Eastern Gaels: Jason Jennings, Aaron Kelly, Charlie Johnson, Tom Hession, Michael Finnegan, Caolan Boyle, Jack Delaney, Senan Guilfoyle (0-5), David Smith (0-4), Jack Kelly, Shane Clarke, Connor Grogan (0-2), Simon Morley.