U-14’s v Ballintubber – Match Report
Davitts U-14’s hosted Ballintubber in the County U-14 C Championship and the two sides produced a terrific game of football with the visitors coming out on top by three points, 3-18 to 4-12. Davitts, who have played in Division 4 of the league were facing Division 2 side Ballintubber, and it showed early on with the visitors getting into their rhythm and the homeside struggling to cope with their physically stronger opponents.
Two fine Davitts goals by Niall Treacy and Jack Trench and points from Treacy, Davy Hennessy and Trench (2) had Davitts trailling by 2-11 to 2-4 at the break.
Davitts stormed into the game in the second half and outscored their opponents by 2-8 to 1-4 in the opening 25 minutes of the half. Again Niall Treacy was in suberb form, scoring a tremendous second goal and setting up sub Jack Melvin for another. Treacy (2), Trench (3), Fenton Kelly and Jack Devane with points, had the sides level, 3-15 to 4-12 with five minutes remaining. Ballintubber however dug deep and added three late points to gain the victory.
Outstanding for Davitts were Gavin Ring, Sean Feerick, Fionan Gallagher, Thomas Ronayne, Charlie Phillips, John Wallace, Zack Keadin, Niall Treacy, Jack Trench and Jack Melvin.
Davitts: Gavin Ring, Michael Hett, Sean Feerick, Brian McTigue, Fionan Gallagher, Thomas Ronayne, Charlie Phillips, John Wallace, Fenton Kelly, Zack Keadin, Niall Treacy (2-3), Joe Prendergast, Jack Trench (1-6), Davy Hennessy (0-1), Jack Devane (0-1). Sub used: Jack Melvin (1-0).